EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #622: ” STOP THE WAR NOW”- EDWIN STARR

Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #622: “Stop The War Now”- Edwin Starr. December 19, 1970.

  • Single: “Stop The War Now”- Edwin Starr
  • Record Company- Gordy
  • Genre: Soul
  • Written by Barrett Strong and Norman Whitfield
  • Time: 3:35
  • B-side:” Gonna Keep On Tryin’ Till I Win Your Love”
  • Album- Involved
  • Grade: B-
  • Peaked at #26 8 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.

Edwin Starr’s follow up to his #1 hit “War”- as another anti-war song. Born Charles Hatcher in 1942 in Nashville, raised in Cleveland. Starr was an R&B singer/songwriter who had 14 Hot 100 singles with 4 making the Top 40. He died at the age of 61 of a heart attack in 2003.

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