I listened to a whole lot of soul when I was 10-20ish, so 70s to earliest 80s, and this group I listened to every day for years.
This particular song is as relevant today as it was when they put it out:
[Temptations - Ball of Confusion -- best version shows blue earth.]
and I loved this song; still do. We all get a video for a deeper layer of context:
[Look up Sly & The Family Stone -- great video (SlyATFamilyStoneVevo)]
and this is LIVE Stevie back in 1974; I loved so many of his songs, and this was one of my favorites in large part because I spent a lot of time growing up very poor as did most of my maternal relatives: