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Babatunde Olatunji
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    (April 7, 1927-April 6, 2003)
    Born in Ajido, Nigeria
    Recorded the albums ‘Drums of Passion' (1959), ‘Zungo!' (1961), ‘Flaming Drums' (1962), ‘More Drums of Passion' (1966), ‘Soul Makossa' (1973), ‘Drums of Passion: The Invocation' (1988), ‘Drums of Passion: The Beat' (1989), ‘Drums of Passion: Celebrate Freedom, Justice & Peace,' (1993) and ‘Love Drum Talk' (1997)
    He recycled the hell out of that ‘Drums of Passion' title.
    He prefaced most of his concerts with a political speech.
    He said his music had ‘medicinal powers.'
    He was one of the first successful ‘world music' artists.
    He won a Grammy for collaborating with Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead on ‘Planet Drum.'
    He first met Hart three decades earlier when Hart was a student in his music class.

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