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For other people with similar names, see Ken Starr (disambiguation).
Kenny Starr
Birth name Kenneth Trebbe[1]
Born (1952-09-21) September 21, 1952 (age 62)
Origin Topeka, Kansas, USA
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1973–1978
Labels MCA Nashville
Associated acts David Geddes

Kenneth Trebbe (born September 21, 1952, Topeka, Kansas) is an American country singer, known professionally as Kenny Starr. He recorded for MCA Records between 1973 and 1978, charting thirteen singles and releasing one studio album. For much of the 1970s, he was a member of Loretta Lynn's touring band, the Coal Miners. Lynn is frequently credited with discovering him.

Starr's biggest hit was a cover of David Geddes's single "The Blind Man in the Bleachers". Starr's version was a hit single in the U.S. in 1976, reaching No. 2 on the Country Singles chart and No. 58 on the Billboard Hot 100 and went to No. 1 on the country charts in Canada. The album from which it was taken, also called The Blind Man in the Bleachers, reached No. 12 on the Billboard Country Albums chart.[2]


Year Single Chart Positions
US Country[1] US[1] CAN Country CAN
1973 "That's a Whole Lotta Lovin' (You Give Me)" 56
"Ev'ryday Woman" 97
1975 "Put Another Notch in Your Belt" 89
"The Blind Man in the Bleachers" 2 58 1 82
1976 "Tonight I'll Face the Man (Who Made It Happen)" 26
"The Calico Cat" 73
"Victims"A 75
"I Just Can't (Turn My Habit into Love)" 58
1977 "Me and the Elephant" 43
"Old Time Lovin'" 64
"Hold Tight" 25
1978 "The Rest of My Life" 72
"Slow Drivin'" 70
  • AB-side to "The Calico Cat."


  1. ^ a b c Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 399. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ Charts, Allmusic

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Kenny Starr - Tonight I'll Face the Man (Who Made It Happen)

Kenny Starr - Tonight I'll Face The Man (Who Made It Happen) - #26 hit in 1976 - requested by Muzikgirl67.

Kenny Starr "Victims"

I was going to post this a few weeks ago, but ran out of time and didn't get around to it. NO time like the present! Reached #75 in 1976.

Kenny Starr - Texas Proud

Kenny Starr was a member of Loretta Lynn Coal Miner's band in the 70's had one hit #2 with The Blind Man in the Bleachers on MCA records in 1975 this tune wa...

Kenny Starr "Ev'ryday Woman"

I always enjoyed Kenny's singles, though he only had a brief run on the charts from 1973-1978. It's a baffler because he was good. This was one that royally ...

Kenny Starr ~ The Blind Man In The Bleachers

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Kenny Starr "Me And The Elephant"

Kind of a weird title for a country song, but hey, it was the 70's. This interesting song reached #43 for Kenny in 1977.

Where Love Begins - Kenny Starr - 1975

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Kenny Starr ~ Hold Tight

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Kenny Starr "Old Time Lovin'"

Kenny's one of those many country singers who you hear and wonder why he didn't have more successes than he did. Here's a #64 hit of his from 1977 that shoul...

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25 news items

Osage County Herald-Chronicle
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:15:00 -0800

He is survived by two sisters, Lynda Rickel, Topeka, and Marleen Lane and husband, Bob, Independence; a brother, Kenny Starr Trebbe and wife, Carmella, Columbia, Tenn.; his caregiver, Teresa McVey; friends from Medicalodge Nursing Home; nieces and ...
Bismarck Tribune
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:41:15 -0700

141. Sue McKinnon, Thousand Oaks, Calif., 5:34:23; 142. Clint Morgenstern, East Grand Forks, Minn., 5:35:52; 143. Kristi Woolsey, Mobridge, S.D., 5:36:33; 144. Janet Burgess, Renton, Wash., 5:37:20; 145. Andrew Oliver, Pelican Rapids, Minn., 5:37:39; 146.
Our Daily Bears
Sun, 08 Jun 2014 09:32:11 -0700

LH: Early on in my Baylor career Ya Boy Kenny Starr recognized that I was no mere Baylor student and decreeed that I shall now and forever be known as Lord Hinton. Also I have a big ego and think it sounds cool. MT: You're known for your infatuation ...

Gant Daily

Gant Daily
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 02:14:03 -0700

The scouts who were elected to leadership positions in the front row from left are Harrison Starr, den chief; David Lansberry, den chief; Kenny Starr, order of the arrow representative/assistant patrol leader; and Pratan Steiner, chaplain aide. In row ...

Gant Daily

Gant Daily
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 03:37:30 -0800

Boy Scout Troop 9 and Cub Scout Pack 9 of Clearfield recently celebrated Scout Sunday at the St. Francis Church, Clearfield. Pictured, in the front, is Michael Lansberry. In the second row, from left, are Ryan Sayers, Max Forcey, Kenny Starr, Jude ...
Wed, 07 Jul 2010 14:11:40 -0700

Money manager Kenneth I. Starr faces a Nov. 1 criminal trial on charges that he defrauded his celebrity and socialite clients of at least $59 million. U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin today scheduled the trial while also ruling that Starr must file ...

Gant Daily

Gant Daily
Sat, 14 Dec 2013 15:26:15 -0800

Pictured in the second row, from left, are Caleb Eisenhauer, Dawson Lynch, Pratan Steiner, Jeremiah Vezza, Richie Shaffer, Kenny Starr, Porter Kling and John McKenzie. Pictured in the back row, from left, are State Rep. Matt Gabler, Father Brandon ...
Gant Daily
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 03:08:17 -0700

Pictured, in the front from left, are Logan Clancy, David Lansberry, Cole Smay, Max Forcey, Kenny Starr, Jude Pallo, Dominic Kovach, Harrison Starr and Jeremiah Vezza. In the second row, from left, are John Mayersky, Ryan Sayers, Porter Kling, Dayton ...

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