The Talented Edwin Starr
Edwin Starr (born Charles Edwin Hatcher; January 21, 1942 – April 2, 2003) was an American soul singer. Starr was famous for his Norman Whitfield-produced Motown singles of the 1970s, most notably the number one hit “War”.
Birth name Charles Edwin Hatcher
Born January 21, 1942
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Origin Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Died April 2, 2003 (aged 61)
Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England
Genres Soul, disco, R&B, psychedelic soul, funk
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Years active 1951–2003
Labels Ric-Tic, Motown, 20th Century, Motorcity
Associated acts The Future Tones, Blinky Williams
Starr was born in Tennessee and raised in Ohio, and later lived in Detroit while singing for Ric Tic...