Edwin Starr

History Madness

Edwin Starr Bio

*Born January 21, 1942

*Born In Nashville

*Died April 2, 2003

*Died in United Kingdom

Quotes and Statistics


It's not like it used to be where everybody has a record company to belong to.

If you can make the family life and the music work together that's wonderful. If you can make it work.

Most artists come in and out of the country, they stay maybe two weeks - or a month man and then they leave.


Edwin Starr's song called War has been played 116 times by 12 different artists. Those include Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam. and ten more.

Why is he in history madness?

Edwin is in history madness because he wrote a song that was a protest to the Vietnam war. It is called "War". Many people think that this song was a good thing so they decided to perform there selves and give credit to him for making such a great song. Bruce Springsteen has performed this song more than anybody else as a cover. He thinks that this is a great song and it has an awesome meaning.