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The Other Side of the Sun

by Sun Ra & His Arkestra

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Space Fling 07:36
Flamingo 04:41


Recorded 11/1/78 and 1/4/79 at Blue Rock Studios, New York, and originally issued on the Sweet Earth label.

"The impossible is the watchword of the greater Space Age. The Space Age cannot be avoided and the SPACE MUSIC is the key to understanding the meaning of the IMPOSSIBLE and every other enigma." — Sun Ra


released September 29, 2015

All tracks produced by Sun Ra

All titles composed by Sun Ra © Enterplanetary Koncepts (BMI)
except "Flamingo" (Annderson-Grouya) and "The Sunny Side of the Street" (McHugh)

Sun Ra: all keyboards, arrangements, vocals, direction

Vincent Chancey (French horn)
Dale Williams (guitar)
Bob Cunningham (bass)
June Tyson (vocals)
Danny Davis, Danny Thompson, Eloe Omoe, James Jacson, John Gilmore, and Marshall Allen (reeds)
Atakatune, Eddie Thomas, Luqman Ali (percussion)
Robin Eubanks and Tony Bethel (trombones)
Eddie Gale, Michael Ray, and Walter Miller (trumpets)

Session engineer: Michael Ewasko
Recording rights: Rick Jeffery
Executive Producer: John Sprague, Jr.
Cover painting: Stephen Hannock
Special thanks to Rick Barry


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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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