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Edwin Starr: Early Classics (CD)

(Motown) 18 tracks

Article properties: Edwin Starr: Early Classics (CD)

  • Interpret: Edwin Starr

  • Album titlle: Early Classics (CD)

  • Label SPECTRUM

  • Genre R&B, Soul

  • Year of publication 1996
  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0731455212129

  • weight in Kg 0.1
Starr, Edwin - Early Classics (CD) CD 1
01 Stop Her On Sight (Sos) Edwin Starr
02 Agent Double-O Soul Edwin Starr
03 Headline News Edwin Starr
04 My Weakness Is You Edwin Starr
05 If My Heart Could Tell The Story Edwin Starr
06 Way Over There Edwin Starr
07 You Beat Me To The Punch Edwin Starr
08 Oh How Happy Edwin Starr
09 Love Is My Destination Edwin Starr
10 Time Is Passin' By Edwin Starr
11 Mighty Good Lovin' Edwin Starr
12 I Am The Man For You Baby Edwin Starr
13 I'm Glad You Belong To Me (duet with Blinky Williams) Edwin Starr
14 I Am Your Man Edwin Starr
15 Backyard Lovin' Man Edwin Starr
16 Twenty-Five Miles Edwin Starr
17 She Should Have Been Home Edwin Starr
18 We'll Find A Way (duet with Blinky Williams) Edwin Starr
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"Edwin Starr"

Edwin Starr

Stop Her On Sight (S.O.S.)

Edwin Starr

Stop Her On Sight (S.O.S.)

 

Motown wasn't the only label in Detroit pumping out mid-'60s hits. Big Ed Wingate's Ric-Tic label released great records that sounded a lot like what was going on over at Hitsville U.S.A.--which makes sense, since various moonlighting Funk Brothers often played on them. Ric-Tic boasted a singer in Edwin Starr whose pipes were powerful enough to knock down the walls of any recording studio.

Born Charles Edwin Hatcher in Nashville on January 21, 1942, Starr grew up in Cleveland and sang with a vocal group, The Future Tones, from 1955 to 1960. Bill Doggett's manager, Don Briggs, saw Edwin with them and offered him a gig singing with the organist's combo. "It was less money than I was actually making,” said the late Starr, "but it was a lot more experience. So I got a chance to get my road experience by traveling with Bill for two-and-half-years.”

While in New York with Doggett, Edwin went to the movies on his day off and found the inspiration for his first hit. "The movie just happened to be 'Agent 007,' you know, the James Bond movie,”  he said. "I watched the movie like three times, and then I went back to my hotel room, and was sitting there contemplating on the idea of what the movie was all about and trying to figure out how to incorporate that into a song. And I came up with 'Agent Double-O Soul.'” Doggett wasn't interested in recording it with Edwin, so the young singer quit. Detroit deejay LeBaron Taylor was his conduit to a solo contract. "He introduced me to Ed Wingate, and from there they signed me to Golden World and created the label Ric-Tic,” said Starr.

Edwin's hunch about the brassy dance outing Agent Double-O Soul was on the money. It cracked the R&B Top 10 and just missed the pop Top 20 for him in mid-1965. Starr hit again in early '66 with Back Street. Stop Her On Sight (S.O.S.), powered by a hard-driving Sonny Sanders arrangement that pushed Starr's fire-and-brimstone vocal, made it three in a row, going to #9 R&B and #48 pop. He shared writers' credit  with producers Richard Morris and Al Kent (under his real name of Al Hamilton).

"The initial thought of the song was, 'S.O.S.—Sending Out Soul,'” said Starr. "Richard and I changed it to 'Stop Her On Sight' to make it like a girl/guy song. But the whole idea of the song came from the television program '20,000 Leagues Under The Sea.' 'Cause I was laying watching that, and they did the Morse Code thing on the TV show. And that's where I got the idea for the record.” 

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Tracklist
Starr, Edwin - Early Classics (CD) CD 1
01 Stop Her On Sight (Sos)
02 Agent Double-O Soul
03 Headline News
04 My Weakness Is You
05 If My Heart Could Tell The Story
06 Way Over There
07 You Beat Me To The Punch
08 Oh How Happy
09 Love Is My Destination
10 Time Is Passin' By
11 Mighty Good Lovin'
12 I Am The Man For You Baby
13 I'm Glad You Belong To Me (duet with Blinky Williams)
14 I Am Your Man
15 Backyard Lovin' Man
16 Twenty-Five Miles
17 She Should Have Been Home
18 We'll Find A Way (duet with Blinky Williams)