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U.S. News: Edwin Starr, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bobby Sherman, Led Zeppelin

Ian Dove, Record Mirror, 3 October 1970

EDWIN STARR was back in New York after his 16th trip to England and with the news that 'War', a Motown mover by the Norman Whitfield-Barrett Strong team, was at No. 1 in the charts. Said Starr, naturally happy: "I count the piece as part of the new style soul writing – the lyrics are not just about somebody's baby leaving them heartbroken but about a reality. It's good that the soul songs can move out of the fantasy as well as the underground material and get into something as valid."

Total word count of piece: 536


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