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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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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

budget reissue of The Futuristic Sounds Of Sun Ra (1961) & Super-Sonic Jazz (1957)
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NOT2CD545 | NOT NOW MUSIC

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

"'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