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King Sunny Ade — JuJu King

   When it’s hot like it is now – 95 degrees (or more) – I think back to a night at 1st Avenue in Minneapolis in 1986. This was Prince’s club for a while. The entire summer was hot and … Continue reading

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Drums of Passion – Babatunde Olatunji

Babtunde Olatunji was born in 1927.  He grew up a member of the Yoruba people, in a small village in Nigeria.   Through Reader’s Digest, he learned of a scholarship offered by Rotary International.  He and his brother applied, they were … Continue reading

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