500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

War, 'The World Is A Ghetto'
57/500

57. War, 'The World Is A Ghetto'

United Artists, 1972

A badass Latin-funk band doing a song about a Latino TV show from the Fifities – that song was "The Cisco Kid," and the band was War, L.A.'s answer to P-Funk. But War were serious: The title song is a smoldering reflection on inner-city life.

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