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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Ball of Confusion" is among the Temptations' most covered songs, with versions by the Neville Brothers, Tina Turner (see below) Love and Rockets, Widespread Panic, Duran Duran, Anthrax, Tesla (on Real to Reel), among others. It was used to anchor the 1970 "Greatest Hits, Vol. 2" LP. The song reached on the US pop charts and on the US R&B charts. The song "Ball of Confusion" plays an important part in the career of Tina Turner - if only indirectly. Her recording of the track was included on the 1982 album "Music of Quality And Distinction Volume One", a tribute by the . British Electric Foundation) featuring members of the New Romantic band Heaven 17 and a number of guest vocalists covering 60's and 70's hits, among them Sandie Shaw, Paul Jones, Billy Mackenzie, Paula Yates and Gary Glitter.
In 1970 the R&B song in the charts was Ball of Confusion (That's What the World Is Today) by The Temptations. Ball of Confusion (That's What the World Is Today) by The Temptations. 10. ▼ Select Rank Below 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 #.
The Temptations singles chronology. Psychedelic Shack" (1969). Ball of Confusion (That's What the World is Today)" (1970). Ungena Za Ulimwengu (Unite the World)" (1970). Single by Tina Turner. Music of Quality And Distinction Volume One. B-side.
Ball of Confusion" is among the Temptations' most covered songs, with versions by Tina Turner, Love and Rockets, Duran Duran, and Anthrax, among others. It was used to anchor the 1970 Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 LP. segregation, determination, demonstration, integration, Aggravation, humiliation, obligation to our nation. Ball of confusion, oh yeah That's what the world is today, 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 summertime, 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 played on. So, round and around and around we go where the world's headed, nobody knows.