Transitions 1: Spaceship Bop (1955​-​57)

by Sun Ra & His Arkestra

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El Viktor 02:30
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Saturn 03:58
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A collection of early recordings by Sun Ra and His Arkestra, produced in Chicago a few years before the bandleader relocated to New York. Included are rarities and previous unreleased material.

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released September 26, 2015

2016, Enterplanetary Koncepts
All tracks produced by Sun Ra

Tape and disc transfers by Michael D. Anderson of the Sun Ra Music Archive
Digital restoration by Michael D. Anderson and Irwin Chusid

All titles composed by Sun Ra © Enterplanetary Koncepts (BMI)
Except "As You Once Were" by Sun Ra & Clyde Williams, and "Swing a Little Taste" by Julian Priester © Second Floor Music (BMI)

Issued under license from Sun Ra LLC
Cover photographer unknown
Cover design by Irwin Chusid

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Sun Ra New York, New York

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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