Edwin Starr

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Birthday
21, 1942
Birthplace
Nashville, TN
Death Date
Apr 2, 2003 (61)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
21, 1942
Birthplace
Nashville, TN
Death Date
Apr 2, 2003 (61)

About

Motown soul singer who released the #1 1970s hit "War" and the #6 hit "Twenty-Five Miles."

Before Fame

He started a doo-wop group called The Future Tones, releasing several minor hits on the small RicTic label.

Trivia

His nickname was suggested by the managers of one of his groups, reportedly after hearing him sing and the manager telling him he would be a star one day.

Family Life

He was born Charles Edwin Hatcher in Nashville, Tennessee and was raised with his cousins in Cleveland, Ohio.

Associated With

Norman Whitfield produced many of Starr's hits, including "War."

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