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"One of the more delicate recordings of Sun Ra's 28-strong Arkestra, 'Sleeping Beauty' drifts in on a cloud of cosmic dust, sounding unlike anything before or after. With drummer Luqman Ali keeping the narcotic funk, but with dreamy solos from other key Arkestra players ...
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KSAY-4 | KINDRED SPIRITS

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DD-414 | DELMARK

"REPRESSED! Live in Buffalo in 1966, beamed down the same year as Batman And Robin, Strange Strings and Nothing Is. Featuring Ra's X-rated clavioline synth, though John Gilmore, Pat Patrick and Marshall Allen are all outstanding. Fabulous sound, beautifully re-mastered ...
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ARTYARD10001 | ART YARD

classic Sun Ra album, recorded in 1972.
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IMP12492 | IMPULSE

SUN RA - SUN SONG (LP)

Recorded July 12, 1956 Universal Recording Studio, Chicago
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DS-411 | DELMARK

"Another much sought after and long unavailable title recorded in 1974 with a smallish ensemble consisting (probably) of stalwarts Marshall Allen, John Gilmore, Danny David, James Jacson, Akh Tal Ebah, Clifford Jarvis, Artakatune, and a new electric guitarist, Sly, and ...
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ARTYARDCD010 | ART YARD

"The vitality you hear on Antique Blacks is a testament to the unique energy of the community around The Foxhole Cafe in Philadelphia, as Ra honed his unique brand of Afro-Futurism through the late 60's and 70's. Cosmic theatre, spiritual chants, and experimental ...
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KSAY-5 | KINDRED SPIRITS

"Filmed in Chicago, finished in 1959, the Cry of Jazz is filmmaker, composer and arranger Edward O. Bland's polemical essay on the politics of music and race, a forecast of what he called 'the death of jazz.' A landmark moment in black film, foreseeing the civil unrest ...
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DJ-865 | ATAVISTIC

"The Eternal Myth Revealed - the story of a universal being and his music volume 1 - covering 1933-1959. Thirteen hours of unreleased and ultra-rare music. Plus definitive Sun Ra autobiographical commentary. An estimated 14 cds with a 5" x 5" paperback book ...
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TRAN0316 | TRANSPARENCY

Tracklisting: The Magic City, The Shadow World, Abstract Eye, Abstract "I". Recorded at Rehearsal, New York City, around 9/24/65 and Live at Olatunji's loft, New York, spring 1965.
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LPB711 | SATURN

"Sun Ra's legendary 1978 Italian studio sessions, now available together for the first time ever on vinyl! Long sought-after by collectors, these extremely rare studio sessions were originally released in 1978 as two double LPs (New Steps and Other Voices, Other Blues) ...
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MJJLP316 | KLIMT

Tracklisting: Sun-Earth Rock, The All of Everything, Impromptu Festival, Blue Soul, Narrative, Outside the Time Zone, The Night of the Purple Moon, A Bird's Eye View of Man's World, 21st Century Romance, Dance of the Living Image, Love in Outer Space. Probably recorded ...
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LP522 | SATURN

Originally titled The Lady With the Golden Stockings. Tracklisting: Plutonian Nights, The Lady with the Golden Stockings (The Golden Lady), Star Time, Nubia, Africa, Watusa, Aiethopia. All from various clubs and rehearsal rooms, Chicago, 1958-1959. 180 gram version
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LP#406 | SATURN

COSMIC RAYS - Somebody's In Love / Daddy's Gonna Tell You No Lie* / Dreaming / There's A Small Hotel* / The Second Stop Is Jupiter* / NU SOUNDS - Spaceship Lullaby* / Honeysuckle Rose* / Baby Won't You Please Be Mine* / Black Sky And Blue Moon* / Dreams Come True* / ...
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ED-353 | NORTON

"Part 2 of one of the most important recordings of Sun Ra's long career. This album, recorded at the Sun Studios in NYC in 1970-1971 for the BYG/Actuel label, communicates Ra's own unique and cosmic mix of futuristic free jazz and intergalactic creative messages. ...
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spot520 | SUNSPOTS

"Poetry by Sun Ra, Foreword by Amiri Baraka, Introduction by Bhob Stewart. THIS PLANET IS DOOMED serves up a traumatic torrent of future shock from Afrofuturist Sun Ra-deeply personal and critical commentary and unsettling advice to the people of Earth, who fail to ...
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KB2 | KICK BOOKS

"'Universe In Blue' was originally released by Sun Ra's Saturn label in 1972. This is a vinyl reissue with reproduced artwork and labels." (label info)
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SATURN200 | SATURN

AND HIS SOLAR ARKESTRA. originally released in 1966
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NO.9956-11-A | SATURN

"Recorded live at the Ann Arbor Blues And Jazz Festival 1972-73-74. The classic big band with a full complement of singers, Tracks 1 - 10 (1972) feature the great Space is the Place Suite. After the first few minutes the sound is surprisingly good with great drums ...
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ARTYARDCD012 | ART YARD

"This album, When Angels Speak of Love, originally recorded in 1963 and released in 1966, is the rarest of Sun Ra's self-released albums on his own El Saturn label. Only a handful of the original pressing still remain. The album was recorded during Sun Ra's New York ...
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ECD22216 | EVIDENCE

"First two tracks probably made during the same session at the Choreographers' Workshop, late 1962 or 1963. Remaining tracks recorded during different sessions around the same period. The master tape of Side B is in stereo; all known pressings of the album are in mono, ...
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LP2066 | SATURN