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Edwin Starr

Born 21 January 1942. Died 2 April 2003.
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Angelo Starr pays tribute to his brother Edwin

Angelo Starr chats about the tribute concert to his brother Edwin.

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Biography

Edwin Starr (January 21, 1942 – April 2, 2003) was an American soul music singer. Starr is famous for his Norman Whitfield-produced Motown singles of the 1970s, most notably the number one hit "War".

Starr was born in Tennessee and raised in Ohio, and later lived in Detroit while singing for Motown Records. Besides War, Starr's songs 25 Miles and Stop the War Now were also major successes in the 1960s. Starr's career shifted to the United Kingdom in the 1970s, where he continued to produce music, and lived until his death.

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