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Babatunde Olatunji: Drums of Passion: Live '85

1985 NR

Captured in his prime, Babatunde Olatunji brings together his Drums of Passion ensemble for a passionate live performance recorded on New Year's Eve 1985 at the Oakland Coliseum. This definitive concert film is hosted by the Grateful Dead's own icon of percussion, Mickey Hart. Accompanied by dervishlike dancers in spectacular costumes, Olatunji conducts his Yoruba drummers into a fever pitch of mesmerizing rhythms.

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