Follow TV Tropes

Following

History Music / DrumsOfPassion

Go To



'''Drums Of Passion''' is a classic 1960 album by Nigerian percussionist Music/BabatundeOlatunji. It is credited for making traditional African music popular outside Africa. The most famous track of this record is "Jin-Go-La-Ba", which sold millions as a single alone.


to:

'''Drums Drums Of Passion''' Passion is a classic 1960 album by Nigerian percussionist Music/BabatundeOlatunji. It is credited for making traditional African music popular outside Africa. The most famous track of this record is "Jin-Go-La-Ba", which sold millions as a single alone.



'''Drums Of Passion''' is a classic 1960 album by Nigerian percussionist Music/BabatundeOlatunji. It is widely seen as his MagnumOpus and credited for making traditional African music popular outside Africa. The most famous track of this record is "Jin-Go-La-Ba", which sold millions as a single alone.


to:

'''Drums Of Passion''' is a classic 1960 album by Nigerian percussionist Music/BabatundeOlatunji. It is widely seen as his MagnumOpus and credited for making traditional African music popular outside Africa. The most famous track of this record is "Jin-Go-La-Ba", which sold millions as a single alone.


Added DiffLines:


[[AC:Side One]]


Added DiffLines:


[[AC:Side Two]]

Added DiffLines:

[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/faa22d93a0679030aad19ae364f1ae7c.jpg]]

'''Drums Of Passion''' is a classic 1960 album by Nigerian percussionist Music/BabatundeOlatunji. It is widely seen as his MagnumOpus and credited for making traditional African music popular outside Africa. The most famous track of this record is "Jin-Go-La-Ba", which sold millions as a single alone.


It was added to the UsefulNotes/NationalRecordingRegistry in 2004.

'''Tracklist'''
# "Akiwowo (Chant of the Trainman)" (3:42)
# "Oya (Primitive Fire)" (5:37)
# "Odun De! Odun De! (Happy New Year!)" (4:39)
# "Jin-Go-Lo-Ba (Drums of Passion)" (3:16)
# "Kiyakiya (Why Do You Run Away?)" (4:17)
# "Baba Jinde (Flirtation Dance)" (5:33)
# "Oyin Momo Ado (Sweet as Honey)" (5:01)
# "Shango (Chant to the God of Thunder)" (7:06)

Bonus track, added with the 2002 CD re-release: "Menu Di Ye Jewe (Who Is This)?" (3:22)

!! Tropes Of Passion:
* AfricanChant: All tracks are backed by a chanting chorus.
* EpicRocking: The tribal dances tend to take longer in reality, but due to restrictions of the LP format they were kept under a limit. The longest track is "Shango" (Chant to the God of Thunder)" (7:06)
* FaceOnTheCover: Olantunji is shown in close-up.
* FearOfThunder and GodIsLoveSongs: "Shango (Chant to the God of Thunder)", intended to please the thunder god of not scaring or terrorizing the villagers.
* HeavyMeta: "Drums Of Passion" is a song where the mother drum (iya ilu) talks to the baby drum omele.
* {{Instrumental}}: "Oya (Primitive Fire)".
* JungleDrums: Perhaps the most famous album in its genre.
* MatingDance: "Baba Jinde (Flirtation Dance)".
* QuestioningTitle: "Kiyakiya" (Why Do You Run Away?)".
* ShoutOut: "Jin-Go-La-Ba" was covered by Music/SergeGainsbourg on "Gainsbourg Percussions" (1964), Music/CarlosSantana on their debut "Santana" (1969), Music/JamesLast on "Voo-doo Party" (1971), Pierre Moerlen's Gong on "Downwind" (1979) and Music/FatboySlim on "Palookaville" (2004).
* TitleTrack: "Jin-Go-Lo-Ba (Drums Of Passion)".
* TrainSong: "Akiwowo" (Chant of the Trainman)".
----

Showing 4 edit(s) of 4

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report