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Delivering the Ghetto: War

Review and Interview by Lloyd Bradley, MOJO, November 1995

GIVEN THE CHOICE that exists in the Golden Earring department, it's scandalous that we've been forced to wait this long to hear War on CD. ...


John Sebastian, Canned Heat, Eric Burdon & War et al: Hyde Park, London

Live Review by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, September 1970

JOHN SEBASTIAN brought a little sunshine into a gloomy Hyde Park, London, on Saturday. ...

Eric Burdon & War: Felt Forum, New York NY

Live Review by Mike Jahn, New York Times, The, September 1970

Eric Burdon Bows with New Group. Singer's Band, War, Proves It's a Magnificent One ...

War: Carrying A Heavy Burdon For Peace

Interview by Roy Hollingworth, Melody Maker, October 1970

EIGHTEEN MONTHS ago in Los Angeles, Eric Burdon, six coloured guys, and a Danish harp player declared war on everything detrimental to mankind, except flesh ...

Burdon Led The Wildest War Party In Paris

Report and Interview by Richard Green, New Musical Express, January 1971

FOR ONCE, the fashion writers have got it right — women's shorts are catching on, in Paris at least. And while the birds are gettin' ...

Eric Burdon & War: The Black-Man's Burdon (Liberty stereo LDS 84003/4. 69s)

Review by Richard Green, New Musical Express, January 1971

Burdon whips up a storm ...

War: Big Apple, Brighton

Live Review by Richard Green, New Musical Express, February 1971

OVER THREE hundred fans queued for their money back at Brighton's mammoth Big Apple on Saturday night when promoter Brian Mason announced that War would ...

Eric Burdon: War Was Too Soft For Me!

Interview by Ann Moses, New Musical Express, August 1971


War: The World Is A Ghetto (LA LAS 29400)

Review by uncredited writer, Blues & Soul, February 1973

'The Cisko Kid'; 'Where Was You At'; 'City, Country, City'; 'Four Cornered Room'; 'The World Is A Ghetto'; 'Beetles In The Bog' ...

Roberta Flack, War: Shea Stadium, Queens, New York NY

Live Review by Ian Dove, New York Times, The, July 1973

Harmonica Turns Concert Into 'Party' ...

War, Roberta Flack, Freddie Hubbard, Jimmy Witherspoon: Shea Stadium, New York NY

Live Review by Michael Watts, Melody Maker, July 1973

War declared at Shea Stadium. ...

War: The Battle Against 'Unlove'

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, July 1973

THIS IS the story of war declared but not yet unilaterally. Approximately two years ago, when the American 'jazz-rock-blues-soul' band appeared in the U.K. with ...

The Pointers: Sign of a Wasted Rock Culture

Profile by Vernon Gibbs, New Musical Express, September 1973

ANYTIME THE American media welcomes a new act with such an overt display of scraping and bowing for superlatives, it's time to be suspicious. ...

War: War Games

Profile and Interview by Vernon Gibbs, Black Music, April 1974

Vernon Gibbs in New York reports on the band who hit Britain in April ...

War: War Live (United Artists UALA193-J2); Earth Wind & Fire: Open Our Eyes (Columbia KC 32712)

Review by Vernon Gibbs, Crawdaddy!, July 1974

THE TRUE TEST of any band is in live performance. Prima donna "entertainers" can escape with sickly back-ups and pass muster simply on the force ...

War: A Street Rod on the Boulevard of Soul

Report and Interview by Barbara Charone, Rolling Stone, July 1974

"SOMETIMES I TELL myself: I'm B.B. Dickerson and I'm in War so I'm going to pull up in front of the Continental Hyatt House in ...

War: War and Peace

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, April 1975

THE QUESTION that every B&S reader has been asking of late has been: Where is War? Correct me if I'm wrong, but the last War ...

A Walk On War's Wild Side

Interview by Steven Rosen, Sounds, April 1976

FAR OUT Productions, besides being War's Hollywood headquarters, seems to be a favourite hangout for streetwalkers. They seem to think that all the black gentlemen ...

War & The Ohio Players: Say It Loud, I'm Black an' My Bank Manager's Proud

Profile and Interview by Cliff White, New Musical Express, July 1976

WAR and THE OHIO PLAYERS fall into a similar category –- two flash, young(ish) outfits with artistic and financial freedom and an interesting line in ...

The Latest News From The War Front

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, October 1977

John Abbey talks to War's keyboard maestro, Lonnie Jordan, about their recent signing with MCA. ...

War: Youngblood (MCA)

Review by Davitt Sigerson, Melody Maker, January 1979

WAR WAS a multi-platinum album act in America with such classic Top 40 streetfunk singles as 'All Day Music', 'Cisco Kid', 'The World Is A ...

Luther Rabb

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, May 1979

War's newest member is rarin' to part of a very enthusiastic band, and as a solo act ...

War Effort

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, January 1980

John Abbey talks to the Music Band's harmonica ace, Lee Oskar ...

War: Rainbow Theatre, London

Live Review by Lloyd Bradley, Blues & Soul, April 1980


Eric Burdon's Good Intentions (Don't Let Them be Misunderstood!)

Interview by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, May 2006

THERE'S NO ESCAPING the formative years. Just ask Eric Burdon. As an 11-year-old, he had an audience with Louis Armstrong. Three years later, he helped ...

The War Story: An Interview with War's Original Drummer Harold Brown

Interview by Carl Wiser, Songfacts, March 2007

AS DRUMMER FOR THE BAND WAR, Harold Brown was part of the vibrant music scene of the late-'60s and early-'70s that included Jim Morrison, Jimi ...

see also Eric Burdon

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