Edwin Starr
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1942-01-21
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Edwin Starr

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Edwin Starr (January 21, 1942 – April 2, 2003) was an American soul 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,…

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S.O.S. (Stop Her On Sight)
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S.O.S. (Stop Her On Sight)
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Agent Double-O-Soul
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Agent Double-O-Soul
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Stop Her On Sight (S.O.S.)
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Stop Her On Sight (S.O.S.)
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Headline News
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Headline News
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My Weakness Is You
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My Weakness Is You
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I Have Faith In You
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I Have Faith In You
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Agent Double-O Soul
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Agent Double-O Soul
Playlists featuring Edwin Starr
Trevor's Ultimate Soul Party Playlist
Trevor's Ultimate Soul Party Playlist
Steve Wright's Serious Jockin'
Steve Wright's Serious Jockin'
BBC 6 Music's Alternative Jukebox 2015
BBC 6 Music's Alternative Jukebox 2015


Edwin Starr Biography

Edwin Starr (January 21, 1942 – April 2, 2003) was an American soul 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 Ric Tic and 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, living there until his death.

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