Edwin Starr  American Singer

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Edwin Starr passed away on 2nd Apr 2003 aged 61.


Edwin Starr is a 61 year old American Singer. Born Charles Edwin Hatcher on 21st January, 1942 in Nashville, Tennessee, he is famous for War (What is it Good For?) in a career that spans 1951–2003. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

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    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"....

    First Name Edwin
    Last Name Starr
    Full Name at Birth Charles Edwin Hatcher
    Age 61 (age at death) years
    Birthday 21st January, 1942
    Birthplace Nashville, Tennessee
    Died 2nd April, 2003
    Eye Color Brown - Dark
    Hair Color Black
    Zodiac Sign Aquarius
    Ethnicity Black
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Singer, songwriter
    Occupation Singer
    Claim to Fame War (What is it Good For?)
    Music Genre (Text) Soul, disco, R&B, psychedelic soul, funk
    Music Genre R&B
    Year(s) Active 1951–2003
    Music Style Soul, Motown, Pop-Soul, Northern Soul, Psychedelic Soul
    Music Mood Soothing, Party/Celebratory, Carefree, Exuberant, Amiable/Good-Natured, Sensual, Confident, Brash, Boisterous, Confrontational, Romantic, Gritty, Yearning, Relaxed, Gutsy, Swaggering, Rousing, Passionate, Fiery, Intense, Energetic
    Instrument Vocals
    Record Label Ric-Tic, Motown, 20th Century, Motorcity
    Associated Acts The Future Tones, Blinky Williams
    Official Websites http://www.edwinstarr.info/, http://edwinstarr.info/
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