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"Compiled and annotated by music journalist and long-time devotee Kris Needs, A Space Odyssey charts the early days of Sun Ra's voyage, from swing to the solar system, starting with his first composition in 1933. This painstakingly-compiled labour-of-love tribute is ...
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FVTD154 | FANTASTIC VOYAGE

"This novelty album, released in 1966 during the height of the Batman & Robin craze, was initially credited to the "The Sensational Guitars of Dan and Dale" and featured an album full of tracks based on the popular TV show like "The Batman Theme Song", "The Penguin ...
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MJJLP311 | KLIMT

paper sleeve edition
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ESP-CD-5011 | ABRAXAS

"2013 begins with a release of a very rare and adventurous presentation called Cosmo Earth Fantasy: Sub-Underground Series Vol 1 & 2, a collections of materials released over two volumes in the mid 70s on very small prints with the Saturn label. Like many other Ra ...
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ARTYARDCD013 | ART YARD

SUN RA - HORIZON (CD)

"An amazing live date from Sun Ra & The Arkestra recorded in Cairo in 1971, with a very transcendent sound overall! Ra and the group are clearly inspired to be working in the shadow of the pyramids and their music sometimes has Eastern overtones, a bit in the manner of ...
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ARTYARDCD008 | ART YARD

"Sixties spoken word mysticism from Saturn, with otherworldly instrumentation! Absolutely brain bending and everso essential!" (label info) previously unissued early recordings
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45153EP | NORTON

RSD 2016 - Doppel-LP + 12Inch / first issue of anywhere of this 1977 recording from Rome
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STRUT122LP | STRUT

COSMIC RAYS - Daddy's Gonna Tell You No Lie / Dreaming* / Bye Bye / Somebody's In Love* / Summertime / CRYSTALS - Honey In The Bee Box* / NU SOUNDS - Spaceship Lullaby* / I'm Through With You* / Africa / Dabba Dabba Dabba Du Day* / QUALITIES - It's Christmas Time / If I ...
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ED-352 | NORTON

Originally titled Rocket Number Nine. Tracklisting: Onward, Somewhere in Space, Interplanetary Music, Interstellar Low Ways, Space Loneliness, Space Aura, Rocket Number Nine Take off for the Planet Venus. Recorded at various locations, Chicago, late 1960.
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LP-203 | SATURN

"Jazz in Silhouette, by Sun Ra and His Arkestra was recorded on March 6, 1959 and released in May of the same year. The album is considered to be one of Ra's best from his Chicago period before veering off into 'their full-fledged explorations into the avant-garde' that ...
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POPPYLP029 | POPPYDISC

"Recorded live at the 1976 Montreux Jazz Festival. Elements of jazz, blues, African tribal music, trance and the occult -- Sun Ra is one of the top innovators of 20th century music -- not to be left out of any music collection. A cover of Billy Strayhorn's 'Take The A ...
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LETV099LP | LET THEM EAT VINYL

SUN RA - MAGIC SUN (DVD)

"The classic 1966 film by Phill Niblock featuring Sun Ra & His Solar Arkestra, plus rare & exclusive Sun Ra footage, photos & audio 'proclamations'! Composer, photographer and filmmaker Phill Niblock's classic of experimental underground filmmaking with a sensational ...
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ALP9861 | ATAVISTIC

"Nuclear War stands as one of the great monuments in the latter part of Sun Ra's enormous oeuvre. It's an LP that by all rights should have been one of his breakthroughs, featuring one of the tightest versions of the Philadelphia-era Arkestra in a program that includes ...
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UMS/ALP222CD | ATAVISTIC

"Two never heard and top rank Sun Ra vocal sing-song doomsday recitations, one with fabulous instrumentation. This small-hole 45 RPM record commemorates the Sun Ra Centennial 2014 and celebrates the publication of the first book of a three "hip-pocket paperback" trilogy ...
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YOCHANAN - Muck Muck / Hot Skillet Momma / Rocket Ship Rock* / Is That Me?* / Hot Skillet Mama (alt. take)* / Muck Muck (alt. take)* / The Sun Man Speaks / Message To Earthman #1 / Message To Earthman #2 / LITTLE MACK - Tell Her To Come On Home / LACY GIBSON - I Am ...
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ED-354 | NORTON

"This live concert recorded from the audience by a dedicated Sun Ra fan in Jazzatelier, Ulrichsberg, Austria, 1989, is destined to become one of the most famous Sun Ra recordings ever. Why? Because it is astonishing, hilarious, outrageous, unforgettable. It appeals to ...
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CDLR230 | LEO RECORDS

recorded at the Choreographer's Workshop, New York, 1962. originally released in 1965, 180gram reissue
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SATURN9954 | SATURN RESEARCH

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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

"Restored versions of both the original cut of Space Is The Place and the uncut version (both with remixed sound by Gary Hobish). New DVD commentary from producer Jim Newman Sun Ra & Arkestra home movies. BOOK: Essays from screenplay writer Seth Hill and director John ...
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HTE110TC | HARTE RECORDINGS

back to black ltd. edition w/ download code
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627631 | BACK TO BLACK

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