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Edwin Starr
Birth: Jan. 21, 1942
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 2003
Broxtowe Borough
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
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Originally Created by: Fan of the Site
Record added: Apr 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7322959
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- rubedogg
 Added: Aug. 7, 2016
The first song I ever downloaded (2000) was "25 Miles". My favorite R&B song of all time.
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 Added: Jul. 30, 2016

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