Sun Ra Strange Celestial Road (1980)

    Celestial Recordings
      • 1. Strange Celestial Road
      • 2. Say
      • 3. I'll Wait For You

      The band Sun Ra had at the end of the '70s was surely the funkiest he ever had.

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      Sun RaSpace Is The Place (1973)Impulse!
      Totally essential deep astro jazz with the full twenty minute version of the title track! One-of-a-kind, out-of-this-world, wonky space anthem! This...
      • – space is the place
      Sun RaSecrets of the Sun
      Mystical magical mid-sixties album from cult Saturnian jazz hero Sun Ra! Featuring a classic cast of Arkestra muscians including Marshall Allen, John...
      • – Friendly Galaxy
      • – Solar Differentials
      • – Flight to Mars
      Sun RaSpaceways (RSD 16)Org Music
      LP - £28.99Record Store Day 2016 Release. Receiving its first ever vinyl release for Record Store Day 2016, 'Spaceways' features live performances by...
          Sun RaWhen Sun Comes Out (1963)Saturn Research
          When Sun Comes Out finds Ra working with the Arkestra once more.T he sound is given a cosmological context and cut with an exotic ambience.
            Sun RaSound Sun Pleasure (1970)El Saturn Records
            Recorded 59 in Chicago, released on El Saturn in 1970. Sun Ra - piano, celeste, gong Hobart Dotson - trumpet Marshall Allen - alto sax, flute James...
              Sun RaArt Forms Of Dimensions TomorrowSaturn
              Released on Saturn in 1965, but recorded four or five years earlier, this is often considered the first of Ra's 'outside' recordings, with a definitive...
                Sun RaSun Ra And His Solar Arkestra Visits Planet EarthSaturn
                Reissue of incredibly rare 1966 album, beautifully done on 180 gram vinyl
                  Sun RaMonorails And SatellitesSaturn Research
                  Incredible album of solo piano from Ra!
                    Sun RaThe Nubians Of PlutoniaWaxTime
                    Super-deep, rare 1957 Sun Ra outing that includes Phil Cohran in the line-up, along with the usual suspects. Includes killer tracks like 'Plutonian Nights',...
                    • – Plutonian Nights
                    • – Nubia

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                            • – Universe In Blue Part I
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