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Yochanan with Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Message to the Earthman (45 version)

from Space Age Rhythm & Bop (The 1950s) by Sun Ra, Nu Sounds, Yochanan, Cosmic Rays

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from Space Age Rhythm & Bop (The 1950s), released April 30, 2018
Composed by Prentice McCarey, Yochanan, and Sun Ra
© Enterplanetary Koncepts (BMI)

Yochanan: vocal
Sun Ra: Hammond B-3 organ, director
Walter Strickland (prob.): trumpet
Marshall Allen: alto sax
John Gilmore: tenor sax
Ronnie Boykins: bass
unidentified: drums

Recorded in Chicago 1959
Originally issued in 1961 on 7" single Saturn 1502


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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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