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Edwin Starr

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Edwin Starr (born Charles Edwin Hatcher; January 21, 1942April 2, 2003) was an American singer and songwriter. [1]

53 relations: A-side and B-side, AllMusic, Berry Gordy, Billboard (magazine), Billboard Hot 100, Black Caesar (film), Blinky (singer), Brit Awards, Chilwell, Cleveland, Contact (Edwin Starr song), Cookie Crew, Disco, Doo-wop, Ferry Aid, Funk, Funky Music Sho' 'Nuff Turns Me On, H.A.P.P.Y. Radio (song), Hell Up in Harlem, Hip hop music, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Ian Levine, James Bond, James Brown, Jools Holland, List of musical medleys, Motorcity Records, Motown, Music recording certification, Nashville, Tennessee, Norman Whitfield, Northern soul, Nottinghamshire, Peace movement, Protest song, Psychedelic music, Remix, Rhythm and blues, Ric-Tic Records, Sampling (music), Soul music, Soundtrack, Stock Aitken Waterman, Tennessee, The Shades of Blue, The Temptations, Twenty-Five Miles, UK Singles Chart, Utah Saints, Vietnam War, ..., War & Peace (Edwin Starr album), War (The Temptations song), 20th Century Fox Records. Expand index (3 more) »

A-side and B-side

The terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm phonograph records, or cassettes, whether singles, extended plays (EPs), or long-playing (LP) records.

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AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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Berry Gordy

Berry Gordy III (known professionally as Berry Gordy Jr., born November 28, 1929) is an American record executive, record producer, songwriter, film producer and television producer.

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Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.

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Billboard Hot 100

The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.

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Black Caesar (film)

Black Caesar (released theatrically in the UK as Godfather of Harlem) is a 1973 American blaxploitation crime drama film, starring Fred Williamson, Gloria Hendry and Julius Harris.

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Blinky (singer)

Sondra "Blinky" Williams (born May 21, 1944 in Oakland, California) is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter, probably best known for singing the female lead on the theme for the 1970s TV series Good Times.

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Brit Awards

The BRIT Awards (often simply called The BRITs) are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards.

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Chilwell is a residential suburb of Greater Nottingham, in the Borough of Broxtowe of Nottinghamshire, west of Nottingham city.

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Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.

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Contact (Edwin Starr song)

"Contact" is a 1978 disco single by Edwin Starr.

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Cookie Crew

Cookie Crew were a rap music duo formed in Clapham, South London in 1983.

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Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.

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Doo-wop is a genre of rhythm and blues music that was developed in African-American communities in the East Coast of the United States in the 1940s, achieving mainstream popularity in the 1950s and early 1960s.

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Ferry Aid

Ferry Aid were a British-American ensemble group, brought together to record the song "Let It Be" in 1987.

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Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).

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Funky Music Sho' 'Nuff Turns Me On

"Funky Music Sho' 'Nuff Turns Me On" is a 1971 funk/soul song written by Barrett Strong and Norman Whitfield and recorded by The Temptations, Edwin Starr and Yvonne Fair.

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H.A.P.P.Y. Radio (song)

"H.A.P.P.Y. Radio" is a 1979 disco song recorded by soul singer Edwin Starr.

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Hell Up in Harlem

Hell Up in Harlem is a 1973 blaxploitation film, starring Fred Williamson and Gloria Hendry.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop/Rap Songs is a record chart that ranks the most popular R&B and hip hop songs in the United States and is published weekly by Billboard.

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Ian Levine

Ian Geoffrey Levine (born 22 June 1953), is a British songwriter, producer, and DJ.

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James Bond

The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections.

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James Brown

James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader.

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Jools Holland

Julian Miles "Jools" Holland, OBE, DL (born 24 January 1958) is an English pianist, bandleader, singer, composer and television presenter.

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List of musical medleys

In music, a medley is a piece composed from parts of existing pieces, usually three, played one after another, sometimes overlapping.

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Motorcity Records

Motorcity Records is a British record label formed by producer Ian Levine in 1989.

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Motown is an American record company.

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Music recording certification

Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.

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Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the seat of Davidson County.

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Norman Whitfield

Norman Jesse Whitfield (May 12, 1940 – September 16, 2008) was an American songwriter and producer, who worked with Berry Gordy's Motown labels during the 1960s.

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Northern soul

Northern soul is a music and dance movement that emerged in Northern England in the late 1960s from the British mod scene, based on a particular style of black American soul music, especially in the mid-1960s, with a heavy beat and fast tempo.

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Nottinghamshire (pronounced or; abbreviated Notts) is a county in the East Midlands region of England, bordering South Yorkshire to the north-west, Lincolnshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south, and Derbyshire to the west.

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Peace movement

A peace movement is a social movement that seeks to achieve ideals such as the ending of a particular war (or all wars), minimize inter-human violence in a particular place or type of situation, and is often linked to the goal of achieving world peace.

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Protest song

A protest song is a song that is associated with a movement for social change and hence part of the broader category of topical songs (or songs connected to current events).

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Psychedelic music

Psychedelic music (sometimes psychedelia) covers a wide range of popular music styles and genres influenced by 1960s psychedelia, a subculture of people who used psychedelic drugs such as LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, mescaline and DMT to experience visual and auditory hallucinations, synesthesia and altered states of consciousness.

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A remix is a piece of media which has been altered from its original state by adding, removing, and/or changing pieces of the item.

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Rhythm and blues

Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.

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Ric-Tic Records

Ric-Tic Records was a record label set up in the 1960s in Detroit, Michigan, United States by Joanne Bratton and Ed Wingate.

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Sampling (music)

In music, sampling is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or a sound recording in a different song or piece.

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Soul music

Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

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A soundtrack, also written sound track, can be recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, book, television program or video game; a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film, video or television presentation; or the physical area of a film that contains the synchronized recorded sound.

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Stock Aitken Waterman

Stock Aitken Waterman (abbreviated as SAW) are an English songwriting and record producing trio consisting of Mike Stock, Matt Aitken, and Pete Waterman.

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Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.

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The Shades of Blue

The Shades of Blue were an American blue-eyed soul vocal group from Livonia, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.

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The Temptations

The Temptations are an American vocal group who released a series of successful singles and albums with Motown Records during the 1960s and 1970s.

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Twenty-Five Miles

"Twenty-Five Miles" is a song written by Johnny Bristol, Harvey Fuqua, and Edwin Starr for Starr's second album, 25 Miles (1969).

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UK Singles Chart

The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.

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Utah Saints

Utah Saints are an English electronic music group.

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Vietnam War

The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

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War & Peace (Edwin Starr album)

War & Peace is an album recorded by Edwin Starr and released by Motown Records in 1970.

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War (The Temptations song)

"War" is a counterculture-era soul song written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong for the Motown label in 1969.

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20th Century Fox Records

20th Century Fox Records, also known as 20th Fox Records and 20th Century Records, was a wholly owned subsidiary of film studio 20th Century Fox.

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