TITLE

BANGIN'

PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
New York;11/7/2011, Vol. 44 Issue 36, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the historical uses of African drumming, and its adoption by the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement. It states that in 1959 Columbia Records sold 5 million copies of "Drums of Passion," a recording of Nigerian Babatunde Olatunji's drum work. Since then, it reports that drum circles, a group of drummers working in tandem, have been used in protest movements throughout the U.S., including the OWS. A list of other percussion instruments is presented.
ACCESSION #
67164005

 

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