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A Day in the Life

"A Day in the Life" is a daily history segment about music and the ideas it inspires. This segment is part of Critical karaoke, a KRCC affiliated radio show run by Prof Ryan BaƱagale and Prof Steven Hayward, featuring a wide range of guest contributors.
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"A Day in the Life" is a 2-minute podcast about music, history, culture, and ideas.  We release at least one new episode every weekday on an incredible range of genres and artists.  We hope you enjoy these quick listens!

Feb 15, 2016

Today in 1960 an album titled Drums of Passion was released by Columbia Records.  It is widely held as the first so-called “world music” recording, and certainly the first commercially successful recording of traditional African Music in the United States of America. On today's "A Day in the Life," we learn how the album came to be and about the central figure behind the effort, Babatunde Olantunji.

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