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Lucille Marie Raymonde Savoie, 13 May 1938, St. Boniface, Manitoba, Canada. Although a classically trained singer, Starr was determined upon a career in popular music. She joined the Keray Regan Band, eventually marrying Bob Regan (b. 13 March 1931, d. 5 March 1990) with whom she subsequently formed a double act. The duo became popular with Canadian country music audiences, appeared regularly on radio, and had some successful records. They were also popular in California, where they picked up the appellation The Canadian Sweethearts and appeared on television. Their popularity spread through the USA owing to tours with leading country music artists. Signed to A&M Records, they enjoyed pop successes in the USA and especially in Canada. Starrs 1965 solo debut, The French Song, sold very well and she had hits with several tracks from the album. She toured internationally, ranging through the Far East, Europe, South Africa and Central America. She...