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Edwin Starr: Starr Quality

Mike Atherton, Record Collector, June 2003

FEW SOUL FANS would expect one of their heroes to adopt the UK as his spiritual and literal home. Even fewer would expect such a move to come from as major a performing and songwriting force as Edwin Starr, who spent many years exercising his unique talents here before his untimely death of a heart attack at his home in Nottingham, England, on 2nd April this year.

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