|By Tony.C. (188.8.131.52) on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 - 07:48 am:|
I,m sure all forum members know that one of the all time greats departed 4 soul heaven on April 2 nd last year.This may have been done last year but 5 sounds i,ll be playing on Friday night are-
If my heart could tell the story-Gordy
Scott,s on Swingers-Ric Tic
Has it happened to you yet-unreleased Ric Tic.
Soul Singer-U.K. Hippodrome.
Love the lonely people,s prayer-U.k.Tamla Motown.
not forgetting one i,ve only heard for the 1,st time in the last 6 months-You must be Fooling
-which i think is an unreleased Solid Hitbound
Let,s hear other S.D.er,s Edwin faves.
GONE BIT DEFINITELY NOT FORGOTTEN (and then some)
|By David Meikle (184.108.40.206) on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 - 08:11 am:|
My Edwin faves:-
Agent o-o soul
I have faith in you
24 Hours to find my baby
If my heart could tell the story
My weakness is you
Love is my destination
|By John Lester (220.127.116.11) on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 - 09:19 am:|
You chose "Love Is My Destination" - that is from my idol, Hank Cosby!!
I get all excited when Mr Cosby gets a rare mention..
|By Juicefree20 (18.104.22.168) on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 - 01:05 pm:|
Man, has it really been that long? Nevertheless, Edwin's been missed. I'm glad to know that he was never forgotten & was able to receive some more love from his fans before he left.
RIP Edwin, we miss your songs!
|By MagyarEd (22.214.171.124) on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 - 06:06 pm:|
"SOS"; "Stop her on Sight".
This is one of my favorites in addition to several of the others already mentioned.
And we can't forget "25 Miles"!
I used to flip the "45" of Agent Double O Soul on my "record player" and sing to the instrumental track. I thought I sounded pretty good :-) and still have that single.
I met Edwin at Golden World in the summer of '67 (maybe 66?) and he was the ultimate professional and gentleman to this snot nosed young punk.
Peace, Soul Master.
|By LadyMystique (126.96.36.199) on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 - 08:03 pm:|
RIP Edwin...you are truly missed.
|By Dinelle (188.8.131.52) on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 - 08:20 pm:|
Oh! I loved 25 miles. Didn't Edwin die on the 19th anniversary of Marvin Gaye's death?
RIP You are miss dearly.
|By LadyMystique (184.108.40.206) on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 - 08:35 pm:|
Dinelle, close...Marvin died on 4/1/1984.
|By Dinelle (220.127.116.11) on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 - 10:24 pm:|
Well I was close.
|By LadyMystique (18.104.22.168) on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 - 10:28 pm:|
It's OK! And 25 MILES is one of my favorites as well as S.O.S.
|By Js Way Jazz (22.214.171.124) on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 - 11:40 pm:|
R.I.P. Edwin & Marvin, thanks for the great music included in the soundtracks of our lives.
S.S.J. & J.S.
|By soulboy (126.96.36.199) on Wednesday, March 31, 2004 - 12:40 pm:|
Even in his absence he is winning new fans.I hadn't listened much to his music until now.but i bought soulmaster/25miles,and i am hooked!
|By Don (188.8.131.52) on Wednesday, March 31, 2004 - 07:52 pm:|
Just before Mr. Starr's passing, he did release a live CD with a lot of his classics and a couple of new tunes. I found about his passing from Soul-Patrol. com. I don't wish the NS will dry up entirely due to ES's passing. Has It really been a year since his passing? I thought it's been 2-3 at least it seems. Well, at least we have Ruffin.
|By TRI-PHI (184.108.40.206) on Friday, April 02, 2004 - 04:25 am:|
EDWIN STARR IS ONE OFMY FAVORITE SINGERS
I LOVE STOP HER ON SIGHT
OOO BABY BABY (WITH BLINKY WILLIAMS)
I WANT MY BABY BACK
HE WAS A GOOD PERFORMER TO SEE ON STAGE
R.I.P MR CHARLES HATCHER AKA EDWIN STARR
|By Don (220.127.116.11) on Sunday, April 04, 2004 - 06:54 pm:|
Ooh Baby Baby the duet w/ Blinky Williams.
Did Blinky once was in James Brown's Revue?
|By STONEWALL (18.104.22.168) on Wednesday, April 07, 2004 - 05:48 am:|
EDWIN STARR -- like Mr. GAYE, exited much too soon!
TOP 7 STARRS:
* "TWENTY-FIVE MILES"
* "STOP THE WAR NOW"
* "AGENT DOUBLE-O-SOUL"
* "S.O.S. STOP HER ON SIGHT"
Note: MARTHA REEVES & EDWIN also cut a duet:
"You're All I Need To Get By"
One of my favorite occasions seeing EDWIN perform and us hangin out afterwards was when he was at THE COPACABANA in NY in 1971. And perform he did -- on stage and after! Great party! He was A-1.
|By STONEWALL (22.214.171.124) on Wednesday, April 07, 2004 - 05:57 am:|
Question asked re: E.S. -- here's the answer:
No, EDWIN did not die on the 19th anniversary of MARVIN's death; he died on the 64th ("When I'm 64") anniversary of Marvin's birthday!
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