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"Ball of Confusion (That's What the World Is Today)" is a 1970 hit single for the Gordy (Motown) label, recorded by The Temptations and produced by Norman Whitfield.

Like "Psychedelic Shack" before it, "Ball of Confusion" delves head-on into psychedelia, this time with a strong political message. The lyrics list a multitude of problems that were tearing the world apart in 1970: the Vietnam War, segregation, white flight, drug abuse, crooked politicians, and more. "Round and around and around… read more

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People moving out, people moving in
Why? Because of the color of their skin

The Temptations - Ball Of Confusion Lyrics

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  • ;-) Thanks Pete!
  • RAP ON,BROTHER
  • Oh, they play a later-than-1970 version here, sounds 80s-clean... ;-) ... i like the rougher original version... (o;
  • Still rings true today.
  • MY ALL TIME FAVORITE MOTOWN ACT JUST LOVE EVERYTHING BY THE TEMPTS
  • drastic67 ~ ya scored a bullseye w/ your shout! This track is pure Vision Rock ~OhYeah~
  • Man the temps must of saw into the future when they made this join right here.
  • The more we go on the more we go back...
  • Vote for me, and I'll set you free....
  • WELL................

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