Sun Ra - Singles, Vol. 2 (3xLP - Gatefold)
Features Fully Remastered Tracks
Includes Rare Photos & Poster Artwork
Features Extensive Sleeve Notes By Francis Gooding, An Interview With Saturn Records Founder Alton Abraham By John Corbett & Detailed Track-By-Track / Session Notes By Paul Griffiths
Strut & Art Yart present a new definitive collection of singles released by jazz maverick Sun Ra during his Earth years, spanning 1952 to 1991. Released prolifically during the 1950s and more sporadically thereafter, primarily on the Saturn label, the 45s offer one-off meteorites from Ra’s prolific cosmic journey, tracing the development of his forward-thinking “Space-Bop” and his unique take on jazz and blues traditions which sounded unlike anything else from the period. As with his LPs, most 45s were only pressed in small runs and were sold at gigs and have since become extremely rare and sought after. Some have only been discovered in physical form in recent years; some were planned and penciled but allegedly never made it to vinyl and some appeared as one-off magazine singles and posthumous releases. This release features fully re-mastered tracks, rare photos, poster artwork, extensive sleeve notes by Francis Gooding, an interview with Saturn Records founder Alton Abraham by John Corbett and detailed track by track and session notes by Paul Griffiths.
Sun Ra & His Arkestra – Space Loneliness
Sun Ra & His Arkestra – State Street
Sun Ra & His Arkestra – The Blue Set
Sun Ra & His Arkestra – Big City Blues
Sun Ra & His Arkestra Featuring Pat Patrick – A Blue One
Sun Ra & His Arkestra Featuring Pat Patrick – Orbitration In Blue
Sun Ra & His Arkestra – Out There A Minute
Little Mack With Sun Ra & His Arkestra – Tell Her To Come On Home
Little Mack With Sun Ra & His Arkestra – I’m Making Believe
Sun Ra & His Outer Space Arkestra – The Bridge
Sun Ra & His Outer Space Arkestra – Rocket # 9
Sun Ra & His Astro-solar-infinity Arkestra – Blues On Planet Mars
Sun Ra & His Astro-solar-infinity Arkestra – Saturn Moon
Sun Ra & His Astro-intergalactic Infinity Arkestra – Journey To Saturn
Sun Ra & His Astro-intergalactic Infinity Arkestra – Enlightenment
Sun Ra & His Astro-intergalactic Infinity Arkestra – I’m Gonna Unmask The Batman
Sun Ra & His Astro-intergalactic Infinity Arkestra – The Perfect Man
Sun Ra & His Arkestra – Love In Outer Space
Sun Ra & His Arkestra – Mayan Temple
Sun Ra Quartet – Sky Blues
Sun Ra Quartet– Disco 3000
Sun Ra – Rough House Blues
Sun Ra – Cosmo-extensions
Sun Ra & His Outer Space Arkestra – Quest
Sun Ra & His Outer Space Arkestra – Outer Space Plateau
Sun Ra Arkestra – Sometimes I’m Happy
Sun Ra Arkestra – Nuclear War
Sun Ra Arkestra – On Jupiter / Cosmo Drama
Sun Ra Arkestra – Cosmo Drama
Sun Ra – I Am The Instrument
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