"The Ghetto" is a socially conscious, mostly instrumental funk/soul anthem, released as the first single off American soul singer Donny Hathaway's debut album, Everything Is Everything, released as a single in 1970 on Atlantic Records.
The song was co-written by Hathaway and Leroy Hutson. The song was a six minute and fifty second workout which built upon a cinematic feel with its lengthy instrumental though it did feature vocal ad-libs from Hathaway, who played electric piano on the… read more
Yes, this is the ghetto, sure 'nuff now
Don't you know that's all right yeah, yeah
The ghetto, the ghetto, the ghetto