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The Remixes EP

Release date: 5.12.23

Label: Avenue / Rhino Records

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May 30, 2024

The World Is a Ghetto: 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition & Greatest Hits Two New Releases From The Iconic WAR

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March 4, 2024

WAR Announce The World Is a Ghetto 50th Anniversary Tour, Celebrating The #1 Billboard Top-Selling Album of 1973

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October 3, 2023

WAR The World Is A Ghetto: 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition

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March 29, 2023

WAR Announce The Remixes EP Out May 12th on Avenue / Rhino Records, Featuring Mix Master Mike, DJ Logic, Jesse Perez, Preditah, & Saxsquatch

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WAR, one of music’s defining and most enduring soul/funk groups, was founded in Long Beach, California, in 1962. In 1970, producer Jerry Goldstein united the seven-piece band with former Animals lead singer Eric Burdon; the alliance produced the No. 1 worldwide hit “Spill the Wine.” Stepping out on their own in 1971, they launched a fruitful career with a dynamic sound that fused R&B, rock, Latin music, jazz, and blues. In 1973, their smash album The World is a Ghetto vaulted to No. 1 on Billboard’s pop and R&B charts behind the crossover success of two top-10 singles, the album’s socially conscious title song and its rollicking follow-up “The Cisco Kid.” Over a long and glittering career, WAR has rung up more than 20 multi-platinum, platinum and gold albums and singles. This year, fronted by co-founding member Lonnie Jordan, the group will celebrate 50 years of 1973’s #1 Billboard top-selling album, The World is a Ghetto, with a 50-date summer tour, remixes, new releases and more.