Babatunde Olatunji

Real Name:
Michael Babatunde Olatunji
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Michael Babatunde Olatunji (born April 7th 1927, Ajido, Lagos State, Nigeria – April 6, 2003, Salinas, California, USA) was a Nigerian drummer, educator, social activist and recording artist.

"Rhythm is the soul of life. The whole universe revolves in rhythm. Everything and every human action revolves in rhythm." - Babatunde Olatunji
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Albums

CS 8210 Drums Of Passion — Babatunde Olatunji Olatunji!* Drums Of Passion (Album) Columbia CS 8210 Canada 1960 Sell This Version
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CS 8434 Zungo! — Babatunde Olatunji Olatunji And His Percussion, Brass, Woodwind, And Choir* Zungo! (Album) Columbia CS 8434 US 1961 Sell This Version
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CL 1866 Flaming Drums! — Babatunde Olatunji Olatunji* Flaming Drums! (Album) Columbia CL 1866 US 1962 Sell This Version
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RLS 020 Drums! Drums! Drums! — Babatunde Olatunji Olatunji* Drums! Drums! Drums! (Album) Roulette RLS 020 Australia 1964 Sell This Version
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CS 9307 More Drums Of Passion — Babatunde Olatunji Olatunji* More Drums Of Passion (Album) Columbia CS 9307 US 1966 Sell This Version
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PAS 6061 Soul Makossa — Babatunde Olatunji Olatunji* Soul Makossa (Album) Paramount Records, Paramount Records PAS 6061 US 1973 Sell This Version
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BLU 706 Dance To The Beat Of My Drum — Babatunde Olatunji Babatunde Olatunji Dance To The Beat Of My Drum (Album) Blue Heron Records, Blue Heron Records BLU 706 Germany 1986 Sell This Version
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RCD 10102 Drums Of Passion: The Invocation — Babatunde Olatunji Babatunde Olatunji Drums Of Passion: The Invocation (Album) Rykodisc RCD 10102 Europe 1988 Sell This Version
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none Drums Of Passion (Celebrate Freedom, Justice And Peace) — Babatunde Olatunji Babatunde Olatunji Drums Of Passion (Celebrate Freedom, Justice And Peace)(CD) Not On Label none US 1993 Sell This Version
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WO160 Love Drum Talk — Babatunde Olatunji Babatunde Olatunji Love Drum Talk (Album) Chesky Records WO160 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
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72435-93646-2-9 Healing Session — Babatunde Olatunji Babatunde Olatunji Healing Session (Album) Narada World 72435-93646-2-9 US 2003 Sell This Version
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OMS CD 001 Circle Of Drums — Babatunde Olatunji Olatunji*, Muruga* , And Sikiru* Olatunji*, Muruga* , And Sikiru* - Circle Of Drums (Album) Chesky Records OMS CD 001 US 1995 Sell This Version
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none Healing Rhythms, Songs And Chants — Babatunde Olatunji Babatunde Olatunji Healing Rhythms, Songs And Chants(CD, Album) Not On Label (Babatunde Olatunji Self-released) none US Unknown Sell This Version
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KMA 85 Healing Session With Babatunde Olatunji — Babatunde Olatunji Babatunde Olatunji Healing Session With Babatunde Olatunji(Cass) KMA KMA 85 US Unknown Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

4-42072 Jolly Mensah — Babatunde Olatunji Olatunji* Jolly Mensah (Single) Columbia 4-42072 US 1961 Sell This Version
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JZSP 57883 Uhuru / Mystery Of Love — Babatunde Olatunji Olatunji* Uhuru / Mystery Of Love(7", Single, Promo) Columbia JZSP 57883 US 1962 Sell This Version
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4-42667 Saturday Night Limbo / Lady Kennedy — Babatunde Olatunji Olatunji* Saturday Night Limbo / Lady Kennedy Columbia 4-42667 US 1963 Sell This Version
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3384 Gin Go Lo Ba — Babatunde Olatunji Olatunji* Gin Go Lo Ba (Single) Columbia 3384 France 1968 Sell This Version
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01.14.79 Soul Makossa (Part 1 & 2) — Babatunde Olatunji Babatunde Olatunji Soul Makossa (Part 1 & 2) (Single) Paramount Records 01.14.79 Peru 1973 Sell This Version
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PAA-0236 Takuta — Babatunde Olatunji Babatunde Olatunji Takuta(7", Promo, Styrene) Paramount Records PAA-0236 US 1973 Sell This Version
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ESP 12147 Drums Of Passion — Babatunde Olatunji Olatunji* Drums Of Passion(7", Promo) CBS Special Products ESP 12147 France 1981 Sell This Version
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OLA 100 El Mendigo... The Beggar — Babatunde Olatunji Della Flack* And Olatunji* Della Flack* And Olatunji* - El Mendigo... The Beggar(12") Olatunji OLA 100 US 1984 Sell This Version
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TBC 899 A.F.R.I.C.A. — Babatunde Olatunji Stetsasonic Featuring The Rev. Jesse Jackson And Olatunji* And The Drums Of Passion Stetsasonic Featuring The Rev. Jesse Jackson And Olatunji* And The Drums Of Passion - A.F.R.I.C.A. (Single) Tommy Boy TBC 899 US 1987 Sell This Version
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429 821 NE West-Africa — Babatunde Olatunji Babatunde Olatunji West-Africa(7", Mono) Philips 429 821 NE Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
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Compilations

CG 33654 Drums Of Passion / More Drums Of Passion — Babatunde Olatunji Olatunji!* Drums Of Passion / More Drums Of Passion (Album, Comp) Columbia CG 33654 US 1975 Sell This Version