Blues at Midnight: A John Gilmore Anthology, Vol. 2

by The Sun Ra Arkestra ft. John Gilmore

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Easy to Love 03:28
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Possession 04:56
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Just in Time 03:52
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Motherhood 05:03
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Velvet 03:23
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Wanderlust 05:47
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A second collection of recordings by Sun Ra & His Arkestra featuring legendary tenor saxophonist John Gilmore (1931–1995). The recordings date from the late 1950s and early 1960s, and were recorded in Chicago and New York.

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released October 31, 2017

Compiled by Michael D. Anderson of the Sun Ra Music Archive
Digital editing by Irwin Chusid
Cover design by Tony Kellers / studiotwelve3.com

All compositions by Sun Ra © Enterplanetary Koncepts (BMI)
except:
"Dreams Come True" by Sun Ra and Jae Mayo (Enterplanetary Koncepts/BMI)
"I Loves You Porgy" by George Gershwin-Ira Gershwin-Heyward DuBose (Ira Gershwin Music/Warner Bros. Music/Frankie G. Songs/Nowkawi Music/D&D Heyward Memorial Fund Publishing/ASCAP)
"Easy to Love" by Cole Porter (Chappell/ASCAP)
"Possession" by Harry Revel (Herald Square Music/ASCAP)
"Just in Time" by Comden-Green-Styne (Stratford Music Corp./ASCAP)
"Motherhood" by Phil Cohran (Enterplanetary Koncepts/BMI)
"Wanderlust" by Calvin Newborn (Enterplanetary Koncepts/BMI)
"Body and Soul" by Heyman-Green-Sour (Druropetal Music/BMI)
"Keep Your Sunny Side Up" by Brown-DeSylva-Henderson (Ballentine/Chappell/Henderson/ASCAP)

Sources:
tracks 1, 5: Interstellar Low Ways
tracks 2, 7, 10, 14: posthumously issued
tracks 3, 15: Holiday for Soul Dance
tracks 4, 16: The Invisible Shield
track 6: Jazz by Sun Ra
track 8: Bad and Beautiful
track 9: Fate in a Pleasant Mood
track 11: Jazz in Silhouette
track 12: Art Forms of Dimensions Tomorrow
track 13: What's New (Sub Underground #2)

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A Helpful Guide to the Many Sun Ra Albums on Bandcamp: daily.bandcamp.com/2017/10/13/sun-ra-album-guide
The foremost figure in musical Afro-futurism and space-jazz. Keyboardist, composer, Arkestra leader, arranger, philosopher-jester, fashion icon, cosmic guide. Born Herman Blount in Alabama, 1914, left the planet in 1993, giving Earthlings a monumental catalog of recordings that transcend genre. ... more

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