War The World Is A Ghetto (40th Anniversary Expanded Edition)

The World Is A Ghetto (40th Anniversary Expanded
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CD Details

  • Released: December 11, 2012
  • Originally Released: 1972
  • Label: Avenue


  • 1.The Cisco Kid
  • 2.Where Was You At
  • 3.City, Country, City
  • 4.Four Cornered Room
  • 5.The World Is a Ghetto
  • 6.Beetles in the Bog
  • 7.Freight Train Jam - (previously unreleased)
  • 8.58 Blues - (previously unreleased)
  • 9.War Is Coming [Blues Version] - (previously unreleased)
  • 10.World Is a Ghetto [Rehearsal Take], The - (previously unreleased)

Product Description:

On THE WORLD IS A GHETTO, War's artistic vision moves one step beyond the preceding ALL DAY MUSIC. The band's multicultural musical stew is better blended, the social commentary of its lyrics more pointed, and its grooves are tighter and meaner. As the title indicates, THE WORLD IS A GHETTO is a dark album, but in the best possible sense--deep, thick beats predominate, as on the alternately punchy and dreamy title cut and the hypnotic "Four Cornered Room." The irresistible "The Cisco Kid" marries a slow Latin rhythm to pulsing funk on a song about the 1950s television hero, and the lively combination sent the tune up the charts. The syncopated backbeat to the New Orleans-flavored "Where Was You At" is infectious, while "City, Country, City" is an extended instrumental that allows each band member to stretch out with Latin, R&B, and jazz-inspired improvisations. One of the best-selling albums of '73, this disc is arguably War's finest.

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  • Sales Rank: 25,676
  • UPC: 602537194964
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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