Sun Ra Sleeping Beauty

Art Yard
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  • 1. Springtime Again
  • 2. Door of the Cosmos
  • 3. Sleeping Beauty

The holy grail of Sun Ra albums! Utterly essential deep jazz with vocals and Sun Ra on electric piano - this is up there with Lanquidity as one of his best albums! Very highly recommended! If you like 1970s deep jazz then you need this album - it's as simple as that!

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