I've always liked it. Notable as the most successful protest song to become a pop hit, earning compliments from contemporary protester John Lennon, "War" became Edwin Starr's signature song. Articles needing additional references from October All articles needing additional references Articles with hAudio microformats Singlechart usages for Flanders Singlechart usages for Dutch Singlechart usages for Norway Singlechart usages for Billboardhot Singlechart used with missing parameters Singlechart usages for Germany Singlechart usages for New Zealand Singlechart usages for Sweden. Absolutely nothing [Verse 4] Listen to me War , It ain't nothing but a heartbreaker War , Friend only to the undertaker Peace, love and understanding Tell me, is there no place for them today? The message is good but this is just horrible and repetitive.
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This page was last edited on 3 Octoberat It was re-recorded by Motown soul singer Edwin Starr and released as a single in He died on April 2 of the same year of a heart attack.
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I've always liked it. I do believe that we should fight for atar freedom, but I etar believe that there has to be another way to do so without causing so much pain and suffering. Running Back and Forth. Starr's version of "War" was a number-one hit on the Billboard Hot chart inand is not only the most successful and well-known record of his career, but it is also one of the most popular protest songs ever recorded.
War (The Temptations song)
War What is it good for? Genau das macht seine Version von "War" so einmalig. Absolutely nothing [Verse 1] War is something that I despise Because it means destruction of innocent wat War means tears in thousands of mothers' eyes Xtar their sons go out to fight and lose their lives I said [Hook] War good God y'all What is it good for?
For the release "War" was promoted as edwinn double-A-side with the "Carnage" mix of "Two Tribes" on the reverse. A year earlier, he had suggested the same, as a loose protest against Reagan Administration foreign policy in Central America and elsewhere, but the band had been unable to come up with an effective arrangement.
Die Super Flower Power Box. Born in Germany, Barrie translated and subversively quoted Adolf Hitler from his failed putsch trial, in the first new lines added to the song. You tell me, say it, say it, say it, say it War good God y'all What is it good for?
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The music video for the single was a straight concert filming of the same performance. He heard about the conflict fdwin the debate of whether or not to release "War", and volunteered to re-record it. Retrieved from " https: The label did not want to risk the image of its most popular male group, and the Temptations themselves were also apprehensive about releasing such a potentially controversial song as a single.
It allows the listener to imagine the pain that a mother feels when she looses her son, and by saying "thousands of mothers eyes" makes the audience realize how many lives are lost in the war, and not only that but that there are many more people who are left mourning for their loved ones. Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube.
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Edwin Starr sings War Sample of the song. Edwin Starr - War. Netherlands Single Top . This song answers the question "How does war affect the individual? Book Category Commons Portal.