Drums Of Passion

Blank notebook? Here’s music to open ears, increase pulse rate and stir your passion:

Photo: Jay Blakesberg

"Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the re-release of the groundbreaking
debut from Babatunde Olatunji — Drums of Passion — an artist and album that
showcases the musical influence Africa has had on the global music scene.

Originally released in 1960, Babatunde Olatunji’s Drums Of Passion is
considered to be the first world music album recorded in the U.S. Drums Of
Passion is just that — an album of towering rhythm and deep mysticism. Drums Of
Passion has gone on to sell over 5 million copies and has influenced a diverse
array of musicians including, John Coltrane, Carlos Santana and Mickey