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The World Is A Ghetto (4:03)

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Walkin' down the street, smoggy-eyed
Looking at the sky, starry-eyed
Searchin' for the place, weary-eyed
Crying in the night, teary-eyed

War - The World Is A Ghetto Lyrics

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  • War percussionist Papa Dee Allen got the idea for this song. Harold Brown, who was the drummer and a founding member of War, tells the story: "We were living around Pomona and different parts, San Pedro, Compton, and so on. And we spent a lot of time out around Malibu, and in Hollywood. Well, one day we started realizing that their toilets backed up. Then we started realizing that rich people, people living in some of those big suburbs and stuff, hey, they got their problems, they got broke down cars and stuff. So we started realizing the world is a ghetto..." http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=7611
  • Wonder where I'll find Paradise.
  • This has to be by far their best song! Really takes me back.
  • Long version now...
  • Bad Ass Jam!!!!!!
  • what a jam
  • Short version.....
  • Chill man.....................................................................
  • loving this.... :-D
  • they just don't make music like that anymore!

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