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CAPE FEAR MEMORIAL BRIDGE CLOSURE: UPDATES, RESOURCES, AND CONTEXT

Celebrating 50 years of album 'The World is a Ghetto' with War founding member Lonnie Jordan

"The World is a Ghetto" by War has been reissued as a box set to celebrate the album's 50th anniversary. (Courtesy of Far Out Productions)
"The World is a Ghetto" by War has been reissued as a box set to celebrate the album's 50th anniversary. (Courtesy of Far Out Productions)

In 1973, soul and funk group War’s “The World is a Ghetto” topped Billboard’s album chart. To commemorate the occasion, the group is releasing a new box set of the album.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with War founding member Lonnie Jordan.

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