b. Charles Edwin Hatcher, 21st January 1942, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.
d. 2nd April 2003, Bramcote, Nottingham, England.
Edwin Starr is an American R&B vocalist from Nashville.
His first group were The Future Tones.
Edwin achieved many hits during his career including 'Agent Double-O-Soul' (in 1965), 'Way Over There', 'S.O.S. (Stop Her on Sight)', 'Oh How Happy', '25 Miles', '(Eye-to-Eye) Contact' and 'H.A.P.P.Y. Radio'.
He is best remembered for the 1970 Gordy Records Vietnam War protest song 'War, which spent three weeks in the top position on the U.S. Billboard charts..
Edwin passed away, from a heart attack, in Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England in 2003.
soul master - 1968 / 25 miles - 1968 / just we two - 1969 / war and peace - 1970
involved - 1971 / hell up in harlem - 1974 / you've got my soul on fire - 1974 / free to be myself - 1975
edwin starr - 1976 / afternoon sunshine - 1977 / clean - 1978 / h.a.p.p.y. radio - 1979
straonger than you think i am - 1980 / for sale - 1983 / u can have it - 1991 / where is the sound - 1991
Soul Master (Gordy Records 1968)
25 Miles (Gordy Records 1969)
Just We Two (Gordy Records 1969)
War And Peace (Gordy Records 1970)
Involved (Gordy Records 1971)
Hell Up In Harlem film soundtrack (Gordy Records 1974)
Free To Be Myself (Granite Records 1975)
Edwin Starr (20th Century Records 1976)
Afternoon Sunshine (GTO Records 1977)
Clean (20th Century Records 1978)
H.A.P.P.Y. Radio (20th Century Records 1979)
Stronger Than You Think I Am (20th Century Records 1980)
For Sale (Metronome Records 1983)
U Can Have It (East West Records 1991)
Where Is The Sound? (Motor City Records 1991)