War’s fifth LP The World Is A Ghetto released in the fall of 1972 and made its way to the top of the US album charts. In fact, thanks to the hit singles “The Cisco Kid” (#2) and the title track (#7), the record ended up as the best-selling LP of 1973.
Listen in to the glorious 10 minute version of “The World Is A Ghetto” below.
Previously on Vintage Ads: The Friends Of Distinction, ‘Easy Evil’ (1973)
More War at Cherry Stereo: Playback!: Eric Burdon & War, ‘Spill The Wine’ (Live ’70)