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Edwin Starr
Birth: Jan. 21, 1942
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 2003
Nottinghamshire, England

Musician, Songwriter. Born Charles Hatcher in Nashville, Tennessee, he formed his first group, the Future Tones, in 1957, recording one single before his three-year army service. In 1965, he was offered a solo deal following two years of touring with another band. Early hits included "Agent Double-O Soul" and "Stop Her on Sight (S.O.S)." But his biggest success came with "War," a Number 1 hit in 1970 during a time of growing anti-Vietnam War protests. Other top 10 hits included "Contact" and "H.A.P.P.Y. Radio." Starr, who made a brief comeback during the disco craze, later spent most of his time touring Europe on the oldies circuit. In England, Starr participated in an award-winning British Broadcasting Corperation radio series on the United States civil rights movement. In 1995, he was featured on a Walt Disney children's workout album entitled "Mousercise."  (bio by: Fan of the Site) 

Cause of death: Heart attack
Southern Cemetery and Crematorium
West Bridgford
Rushcliffe Borough
Nottinghamshire, England
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Fan of the Site
Record added: Apr 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7322959
Edwin Starr
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Edwin Starr
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Edwin Starr
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Rest In Peace.
- internments
 Added: May. 31, 2015
You were a real inspiration in my life, thank you for listening to my songs and wanting to include them on your album. You will always be remembered with pride and love you are a great man, the one and only Starr bless you
- Dave
 Added: Apr. 18, 2015

- Martha
 Added: Apr. 2, 2015
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