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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 Burlingame, 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 ~ 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.


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 "The Calico Cat"

Sad song, I do admit to that...makes me wonder what someone like Cal Smith could have done with it! Kenny does a fine job, though. Reached #73 in 1976. To make myself feel old, this was the...

Kenny Starr "The Rest Of My Life"

This one's for "Denverbroncos 7", and it's a pretty good one per the usual from Kenny, who should have been more of a hitmaker than he was! A #72 hit in 1978.

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 flopped, only reaching #97 in 1973....

Kenny Starr ~ Hold Tight

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Kenny Starr - Slow Drivin'

Kenny Starr - Slow Drivin' - 1978.

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26 news items

Log Cabin Democrat

Log Cabin Democrat
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 16:37:30 -0700

John Wayne is survived by his sister, Shirley Starr (Bobby) of Mt. Vernon; niece and caregiver, Lisa Smith (Don), of Mt. Vernon; niece, Rita Wahl (Ritchie) of Conway; nephews, Kenny Starr (Donna) of Greenbrier and Kirby Starr (Joyce) of Mt. Vernon ...

Topeka Capital Journal

Topeka Capital Journal
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19:34:13 -0800

Burlingame-raised country musician Kenny Starr also is a member of the hall of fame's class of 2015. The induction ceremony and concert will be at 7 p.m. Saturday in Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts, in downtown Lawrence. General admission tickets are ...
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:23:54 -0800

WASHINGTON — The Navy captain in charge of the naval station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been fired and is being investigated in connection with an alleged affair with a woman on the base and the recent death of her husband, U.S. officials said ...
Osage County Herald-Chronicle
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:31:44 -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 21:45:22 -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.

Gant Daily

Gant Daily
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 02:11:15 -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 ...

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 ...

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