I first heard African drum rhythms and chants at the movies. Then, when I had the opportunity to go to Africa and visit the villages, I heard the real, raw, true rhythms and realised the origins of the old Negro spirituals I grew up with in the South.

Isaac Hayes

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Author Profession: Musician
Nationality: American
Born: August 20, 1942
Died: August 10, 2008

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