Edwin Starr (born Charles Edwin Hatcher; January 21, 1942 – April 2, 2003) was an American singer and songwriter. Starr was 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. He was backed by the band that would later become known as "Black Merda"
Edwin Starr - Студийный альбом от Edwin Starr. В альбом вошло 11 треков. Продолжительность альбома: 44:12. Edwin Starr - It Ain't Fair. Edwin Starr - Way Over There. Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today). I Can't Replace My Old Love. Born To Be Bad" Edwin Starr. Edwin Starr - Evesdropper. Edwin Starr-Not Having You. Next.
Edwin Starr (January 21, 1942 – April 2, 2003) was an American soul music singer. Born Charles Edwin Hatcher in Nashville, Tennessee, Starr is most famous for his Norman Whitfield produced Motown singles of the 1970s, most notably the number one hit War. Edwin Starr was born in Nashville, Tennessee in 1942. He and his cousins (soul singers Roger and Willie Hatcher) moved to Cleveland, Ohio where they were raised.
Starr's version of "War" was a No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1970, and is not only the most successful and well-known record of his career, but it is also one of the most popular protest songs ever recorded The song's power was reasserted when Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band took their rendition into the . The song was included as a track on the March 1970 Psychedelic Shack album, which featured the title track as its only single. The track's direct message, summarized by its chorus ("War, what is it good for? Absolutely nothin'!"), struck a chord with the American public and resonated with growing public opposition to the war in Vietnam. "EDWIN STARR - full Official Chart History - Official Charts Company". Retrieved 21 March 2018.
Edwin Starr - There You Go (03:05, 128Kb/s). Edwin Starr - Cloud Nine (Single Version) (03:27, 128Kb/s). Edwin Starr - Back Street (7" Mix) (02:48, 128Kb/s). Edwin Starr - Stop The War Now (03:38, 128Kb/s). On this page you can listen to the album, get information about the album, see the list of songs and much more. Listen online and stay in a good mood. Org Album: The Hits Of Edwin Starr (1988).
It's amazing that Edwin Starr had any voice at all after recording these songs. Producer Norman Whitfield had the explosive singer hitting incredible notes in the studio. A follow up to his "War," the jammin' "Stop the War Now," which many fluffed off as a copy cat, is actually its own brand of poison.
Produced by Norman Whitfield. Album War & Peace. After Motown began receiving repeated requests to release War as a single, Whitfield re-recorded the song with Edwin Starr as the vocalist, with the label deciding to withhold the Temptations' version from single release so as not to alienate their more conservative fans. Starr’s version of War was a number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1970, and is not only the most successful and well-known record of his career, but it is also one of the most popular protest songs ever recorded.