Ball of Confusion (That's What the World Is Today)" is a 1970 hit single for The Temptations. It was released on the Gordy (Motown) label, and written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong. The song was used to anchor the 1970 Greatest Hits II LP. It reached on the US pop charts and on the US R&B charts. Billboard ranked the record as the song of 1970. It reached in the UK Singles Chart.
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And it seems nobody’s interested in learning but th. teacher. Woo, hey, hey The sale of pills are at an all time high Young folks walking round with their heads in the sky The cities ablaze in the summer time And oh, the beat goes on Evolution, revolution, gun control, sound of soul Shooting rockets to the moon, kids growing up too soon Politicians say more taxes will solve everything And the band.
Albums: The Ultimate Collection: The Temptations (1997), Motown's Greatest Hits (1997), Motown Classics Gold (2005). Artist: The Temptations. Collection: The main summer hits of the 70's.
Putting it together was simple, we just did that one song in the three-hour session and we had enough time left over to eat some BLT sandwiches. We didn't know it was going to be political, because the lyrics weren't written when the rhythm track was recorded. The song is utterly insane and perfectly displays what so many people were feeling in the late sixties and what many people are feeling today. Jon Foreman of Interviews. Switchfoot's frontman and main songwriter on what inspires the songs and how he got the freedom to say exactly what he means. Jon Anderson of YesSongwriter Interviews.
The Temptations & Smokey Robinson and the Miracles Original Lead Singers of the Temptations My Girl Psychedelic Soul The Best of the Temptations: New Recordings of Their Greatest Hits My Girl: The Very Best of the Temptations Get Ready Get Ready Soul: Sexual Healing Papa Was a Rolling Stone The Temptations Collection Gold The Best of the Temptations. Well, the only person talking about love thy brother is the preacher And it seems nobody's interested in learning but the teacher Segregation, determination, demonstration, integration Aggravation, humiliation, obligation to our nation. Oh, great googa-looga, can't you hear me talking to you Just a ball of confusion Oh yeah, that's what the world is today Woo, hey.