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Edwin Starr
Background information
Birth name Charles Edwin Hatcher
Born (1942-01-21)January 21, 1942
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Origin Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Died April 2, 2003(2003-04-02) (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
Website edwinstarr.info

You can only be lucky if you have a place to record.
I do more work in Britain than I do anywhere else in the world.
If you can make the family life and the music work together that's wonderful. If you can make it work.
Edwin Starr
Well, nine times out of ten when you have 2 or 3 stars in a household you have an unfortunate amount of competition that's not necessarily a healthy competition.
Edwin Starr
I knew that I had a following here in England, and if I came over here maybe I could cultivate it, but I never dreamt it would be as great as it has been.
Edwin Starr
Which I would've done 'cause I volunteered for the draft which meant that I only had to do two years. But when the Cubans had missiles in the Canal and Kennedy made the extension, I was one of the ones who had enough time to be extended.
Edwin Starr
And me, myself personally, in order for there to be any kind of longevity there's gotta be some history.
Edwin Starr
It's not like it used to be where everybody has a record company to belong to.
Edwin Starr
Unfortunately, I'm not one of those people who take pictures, you know, carry a camera. Because if I did I'd have stack's and stack's and stack's of different act's. I got a lot here – I know what I done.
Edwin Starr
Most artists come in and out of the country, they stay may be 2 weeks – or a month max and then they leave.
Edwin Starr
The record industry is a world within itself.