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"War" is a soul song written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong for the Motown label in 1969. Whitfield first produced the song — a blatant anti-Vietnam War protest — with The Temptations as the original vocalists. After Motown began receiving repeated requests to release "War" as a single, Whitfield re-recorded the song with Edwin Starr as the vocalist, deciding to withhold the Temptations' version so as not to alienate their more conservative fans. Starr's version of "War" was a number-one hit… read more

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    riverliffey, I didn't
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  • Avatar for riverliffey
    Did you know the original title for 'War and Peace' was 'War—What Is It Good For?'
  • Avatar for Degarmo
    AnarchyKM is an idiot apparently
  • Avatar for AnarchyKM
    population control: survival of the smartest
  • Avatar for thierrydesmet
    Anyway !! the Nashville Tennessee Power !!!! Hold that..... :-)
  • Avatar for thierrydesmet
    Still Alive Boys !!!
  • Avatar for Miles-Of-Mingus
    Damn straight!
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    CRAP VERSION
  • Avatar for AnarchyKM
    I used to agree with this song, but since the invention of drones, we no longer clean out our gene pool

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