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Sun Ra - Egypt 1971 Deluxe Edition
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01Sun Ra & His Astro-Inter-Galactic-Infinity-Arkestra - Discipline No 27 (Live In Egypt Vol I: Nature's God/Dark Myth/Equation Visitation)
02Sun Ra & His Astro-Inter-Galactic-Infinity-Arkestra - Interview With Ra
03Sun Ra & His Astro-Inter-Galactic-Infinity-Arkestra - Solar Ship Voyage
04Sun Ra & His Astro-Inter-Galactic-Infinity-Arkestra - Interview With Ra (Concluced)
05Sun Ra & His Astro-Inter-Galactic-Infinity-Arkestra - Cosmos-Darkness
06Sun Ra & His Astro-Inter-Galactic-Infinity-Arkestra - The Light Thereof
07Sun Ra & His Astro-Inter-Galactic-Infinity-Arkestra - Friendly Galaxy No 2
08Sun Ra & His Astro-Inter-Galactic-Infinity-Arkestra - To Nature's God
09Sun Ra & His Astro-Inter-Galactic-Infinity-Arkestra - Why Go To The Moon?
10Sun Ra & His Astro-Inter-Galactic-Infinity-Arkestra - Space Loneliness No 2 (Live In Egypt Vol Ii: Nidhamu (Original Album))
11Sun Ra & His Astro-Inter-Galactic-Infinity-Arkestra - Discipline No 11
12Sun Ra & His Astro-Inter-Galactic-Infinity-Arkestra - Discipline No 15
13Sun Ra & His Astro-Inter-Galactic-Infinity-Arkestra - Nidhamu
01Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Starwatchers/Theme Of The Stargazers (Horizon (Original Album))
02Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Discipline No 2
03Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Shadow World
04Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Third Planet
05Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Space Is The Place
06Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Horizon
07Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Discipline No 8
08Sun Ra & His Arkestra - We'll Wait For You
09Sun Ra & His Arkestra - The Satellites Are Spinning
10Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Enlightenment
11Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Love In Outer Space
01Next Stop Mars (Unreleased Recordings 1)
02Pleiades
03We'll Wait For You
04The Bridge
05Nidhamu (Part 1)
06Nidhamu (Part 2)
07Discipline No 27
08They'll Come Back
01Calling Planet Earth (Unreleased Recordings 2)
02Imagination
03Discipline
04Angels & Demons At Play
05We Sing This Song
06Space Is The Place
07Orang Interlude
08Angels & Demons At Play
09Egyptian Oasis
10Egyptian Oasis 2
11Space Is The Place
12Neptune

Sun Ra
Egypt 1971 Deluxe Edition

Strut | Item No: 770751
4CD | 2020 / EU – Original | New
21,99 €
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Item Description
Strut present the 4CD edition of Sun Ra's 'Egypt 1971' along with the original albums 'Dark Myth Equation Visitation', 'Nidhamu' and 'Horizon' released as individual LPs, documenting Sun Ra's first trip to Egypt with his Arkestra in December 1971. In the years leading up to 1971, Sun Ra wrote many compositions and poems specifically inspired by the ancient African Kingdoms and many others with associated mythological and heliocentric connotations. As such, a visit to Egypt and the opportunity for the Arkestra to play there was a matter of necessity. Ra's first ever concerts outside of the US had occurred in late summer and autumn of 1970 with performances in France, Germany and the UK and a second European tour was arranged for late 1971. At the end of that second tour, Ra caught wind of cheap flights from Denmark to Cairo. This release comprises recordings made by Arkestra member Thomas "Bugs" Hunter made in December 1971 in the streets around the Mena House Hotel, Giza, from a concert held at the house of Goethe Institute ex-pat Hartmut Geerken in Heliopolis, from a live Cairo TV channel broadcast and a concert at the Ballon Theatre in Cairo. The impact and significance of these few weeks upon Sun Ra can be measured by the growth and development of his output over the next few years; the immediate post-Egypt period included new studio and live recordings on the Saturn, Blue Thumb, Atlantic and Impulse labels and the 'Space Is The Place' movie. Ra also edited the three LPs of the 'Live In Egypt' series which were subsequently released on his Saturn record label and its affiliated twin, Thoth Intergalactic: 'Dark Myth Equation Visitation', 'Nidhamu' and 'Horizon'. These three albums are now reissued as single LP editions in their original artwork. The 4CD set features these albums alongside previously unreleased material from the December 1971 recordings. All tracks are remastered from the original tapes and the CD set also features a 24-page booklet featuring new sleeve notes and rare photos by Hartmut Geerken and background information on the recordings by Paul Griffiths.
Item Details
Item No:770751
Artist:Sun Ra
Titel:Egypt 1971 Deluxe Edition
Label:Strut
Format:4CD, CD
Pressing:EU – Original
Release Date:2020
Genre:Organic Grooves
Style:Jazz / Fusion
Available since:11.11.2020
Condition:New
Price:21,99 €
Weight:400g (plus 250g Packaging)
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