Sun Ra Singles: The Definitive 45s Collection Vol. 2: 1962-1991 3LP
Sun Ra Singles: The Definitive 45s Collection Vol. 2: 1962-1991 3LP Sun Ra Singles: The Definitive 45s Collection Vol. 2: 1962-1991 3LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: Strut
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Sun Ra Singles: The Definitive 45s Collection Vol. 2: 1962-1991 3LP

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Rare 1962-1991 Sun Ra Singles on Triple LP!

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 pencilled but allegedly never made it to vinyl and some appeared as one-off magazine singles and posthumous releases.

Singles Volume 2 covers the years of 1962-1991 and includes fully re-mastered tracks, rare photos, poster artwork, extensive sleeve notes by Chris Trent, an interview with Saturn Records founder Alton Abraham by John Corbett and detailed track by track and session notes by Paul Griffiths.

Praise For Volume 1:

"Beautifully packaged collection bringing together all of [Sun Ra’s] super rare 7-inch sounds. Sun Ra authority Irwin Chusid music be applauded for this huge cosmic undertaking.”
– Mojo (five stars)

“A compilation can only be as good as the artist(s) within it. This is incredible… as good a collection as is possible from which to explore the development of Sun Ra’s seemingly endless universe of music. Singles is gloriously extensive, bizarre, diverse and cerebral.”
– Drowned In Sound

“Blasting into the cosmos and beyond as the jazz titan and his Arkestra expand upon, and create, Ra’s brand of Afro-futurusim. Space Loneliness this is not. All aboard.”
– Aquarium Drunkard (Best of 2016)

Features:
• 3LP
• Gatefold Jacket
• Fully Remastered
• Rare Photos
• Poster Artwork
• Liner notes by Christ Trent
• Track by track session details and notes by Paul Griffiths
• Interview With Saturn Records Founder Alton Abraham by John Corbett

Selections:
LP 1
Side A:

1. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – Space Loneliness
2. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – State Street
3. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – The Blue Set
4. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – Big City Blues
Side B:
1. Sun Ra And His Arkestra featuring Pat Patrick – A Blue One
2. Sun Ra And His Arkestra featuring Pat Patrick – Orbitration In Blue
3. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – Hell #1 (a.k.a. Out There A Minute)
4. Little Mack With Sun Ra And His Arkestra – Tell Her To Come On Home
5 Little Mack With Sun Ra And His Arkestra – I'm Making Believe

LP 2
Side C:

1. Sun Ra And His Outer Space Arkestra – The Bridge
2. Sun Ra And His Outer Space Arkestra – Rocket # 9
3. Sun Ra And His Astro-Solar-Infinity Arkestra – Blues On Planet Mars
4. Sun Ra And His Astro-Solar-Infinity Arkestra – Saturn Moon
5. Sun Ra And His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra – Journey To Saturn
6. Sun Ra And His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra – Enlightenment
Side D:
1. Sun Ra And His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra – I'm Gonna Unmask The Batman
2. Sun Ra And His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra – The Perfect Man
3. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – Love In Outer Space
4. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – Mayan Temple
5. Sun Ra – Sky Blues

LP 3
Side E:

1. Sun Ra – Disco 2021
2. Sun Ra – Rough House Blues
3. Sun Ra – Cosmo-Extensions
4. Sun Ra And His Outer Space Arkestra – Quest
5. Sun Ra And His Outer Space Arkestra – Outer Space Plateau
6. Sun Ra Arkestra – Sometimes I'm Happy
Side F:
1. Sun Ra Arkestra – Nuclear War
2. Sun Ra Arkestra – On Jupiter / Cosmo Drama (Prophetika 1)
3. Sun Ra Arkestra - Cosmo Drama (Prophetika 2)
4. Sun Ra – I Am The Instrument
Description
Rare 1962-1991 Sun Ra Singles on Triple LP!

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 pencilled but allegedly never made it to vinyl and some appeared as one-off magazine singles and posthumous releases.

Singles Volume 2 covers the years of 1962-1991 and includes fully re-mastered tracks, rare photos, poster artwork, extensive sleeve notes by Chris Trent, an interview with Saturn Records founder Alton Abraham by John Corbett and detailed track by track and session notes by Paul Griffiths.

Praise For Volume 1:

"Beautifully packaged collection bringing together all of [Sun Ra’s] super rare 7-inch sounds. Sun Ra authority Irwin Chusid music be applauded for this huge cosmic undertaking.”
– Mojo (five stars)

“A compilation can only be as good as the artist(s) within it. This is incredible… as good a collection as is possible from which to explore the development of Sun Ra’s seemingly endless universe of music. Singles is gloriously extensive, bizarre, diverse and cerebral.”
– Drowned In Sound

“Blasting into the cosmos and beyond as the jazz titan and his Arkestra expand upon, and create, Ra’s brand of Afro-futurusim. Space Loneliness this is not. All aboard.”
– Aquarium Drunkard (Best of 2016)

Features:
• 3LP
• Gatefold Jacket
• Fully Remastered
• Rare Photos
• Poster Artwork
• Liner notes by Christ Trent
• Track by track session details and notes by Paul Griffiths
• Interview With Saturn Records Founder Alton Abraham by John Corbett

Selections:
LP 1
Side A:

1. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – Space Loneliness
2. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – State Street
3. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – The Blue Set
4. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – Big City Blues
Side B:
1. Sun Ra And His Arkestra featuring Pat Patrick – A Blue One
2. Sun Ra And His Arkestra featuring Pat Patrick – Orbitration In Blue
3. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – Hell #1 (a.k.a. Out There A Minute)
4. Little Mack With Sun Ra And His Arkestra – Tell Her To Come On Home
5 Little Mack With Sun Ra And His Arkestra – I'm Making Believe

LP 2
Side C:

1. Sun Ra And His Outer Space Arkestra – The Bridge
2. Sun Ra And His Outer Space Arkestra – Rocket # 9
3. Sun Ra And His Astro-Solar-Infinity Arkestra – Blues On Planet Mars
4. Sun Ra And His Astro-Solar-Infinity Arkestra – Saturn Moon
5. Sun Ra And His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra – Journey To Saturn
6. Sun Ra And His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra – Enlightenment
Side D:
1. Sun Ra And His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra – I'm Gonna Unmask The Batman
2. Sun Ra And His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra – The Perfect Man
3. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – Love In Outer Space
4. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – Mayan Temple
5. Sun Ra – Sky Blues

LP 3
Side E:

1. Sun Ra – Disco 2021
2. Sun Ra – Rough House Blues
3. Sun Ra – Cosmo-Extensions
4. Sun Ra And His Outer Space Arkestra – Quest
5. Sun Ra And His Outer Space Arkestra – Outer Space Plateau
6. Sun Ra Arkestra – Sometimes I'm Happy
Side F:
1. Sun Ra Arkestra – Nuclear War
2. Sun Ra Arkestra – On Jupiter / Cosmo Drama (Prophetika 1)
3. Sun Ra Arkestra - Cosmo Drama (Prophetika 2)
4. Sun Ra – I Am The Instrument
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Sun Ra
Title
Singles Vol. 2
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
04-11-2017
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
05-09-2017
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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