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ReleaseProduct
Egypt 1971
Artist
Sun Ra
Label
Strut
Catalogue Number
STRUT209DBC
Release Date
13 November 2020
  • Bundle:

    $52.99
    • Vinyl, 1×LP Dark Myth Equation Visitation

    • Vinyl, 1×LP Nidhamu

    • Vinyl, 1×LP Horizon

    • + WAV / FLAC

    Verfügbar: 24 September 2020

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.

These releases comprise 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. Ra subsequently edited the three LPs of the ‘Live In Egypt’ series for release on his Saturn record label and its affiliated twin, Thoth Intergalactic: ‘Dark Myth Equation Visitation’, ‘Nidhamu’ and ‘Horizon’.

These three albums are now reissued for the first time individually in their original artwork and all tracks are remastered from the original tapes.

Digitale Titelliste

  1. 1 Discipline 27 Sun Ra & His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra 3:58 Kaufen

    Discipline 27

  2. 2 Interview with Ra Sun Ra & His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra 4:16 Kaufen

    Interview with Ra

  3. 3 Solar Ship Voyage Sun Ra & His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra 2:34 Kaufen

    Solar Ship Voyage

  4. 4 Interview with Ra (Concluded) Sun Ra & His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra 0:24 Kaufen

    Interview with Ra (Concluded)

  5. 5 Cosmo-Darkness Sun Ra & His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra 2:04 Kaufen

    Cosmo-Darkness

  6. 6 The Light Thereof Sun Ra & His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra 5:17 Kaufen

    The Light Thereof

  7. 7 Friendly Galaxy No. 2 Sun Ra & His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra 10:16 Kaufen

    Friendly Galaxy No. 2

  8. 8 To Nature's God Sun Ra & His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra 9:05 Kaufen

    To Nature's God

  9. 9 Why Go to the Moon? Sun Ra & His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra 2:42 Kaufen

    Why Go to the Moon?

  10. 10 Space Loneliness No. 2 Sun Ra & His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra 11:41 Kaufen

    Space Loneliness No. 2

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