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Sun Ra: The Eternal Myth Revealed Vol. 1

By Published: April 9, 2012
Tracks: CD1: 1. Narration—Producer & Sun Ra Introduction Pt. 1; 02. Narration—Production Introduction; 03. 4-22-58—Message To Earth Man—Yochanan (The Space Age Vocalist); 04. Narration—Producer & Sun Ra Introduction Pt. 2; 05. Narration—Ruth Brown Bobby Bland & Ray Charles Interviews—The Meaning Of The Blues; 06. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—His Early Days In Alabama; 07. Narration—The Early Blues Women 1924-1928; 08. 5-13-21—Oh Daddy—Ethel Waters with Cordy Williams and his Jazz Masters; 09. 10-15-24—Booze & Blues—Ma Rainey with the Fletcher Henderson Orchestra; 10. 11-10-28—Hole In The Wall—Sarah Martin with the Clarence Williams Orchestra; 11. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—His First Piano / Leading The School Band; 12. Narration—The Luis Russell Orchestra 1929; 13. 9-9-29—Call Of The Freaks—The Luis Russell Orchestra; 14. Narration—The Don Redman Orchestra; 15. 1-17-40—Chant Of The Weed—The Don Redman Orchestra; 16. Narration—The Early Jazz Band Influences; 17. 6-12-28—Just Rite—Bennie Moten Orchestra; 18. 7-2-28—Fat Man Blues—Tiny Parham & His Musicians; 19. 2-25-32—Rhythm Spasm—Baron Lee & The Mills Blue Rhythm Band; 20. Narration—The Fletcher Henderson Influence Pt. 1—1931; 21. 1-9-31—Blue Rhythm—The Fletcher Henderson Orchestra; 22. 1-9-31—Sugar Foot Stomp—The Fletcher Henderson Orchestra; 23. Narration—Coleman Hawkins Interview—Hawk Remembers Fletcher Henderson; 24. Narration—The Clarence William Band Records Sun Ra Composition 1933; 25. 1-3-33—Chocolate Avenue—Clarence Williams Orchestra; 26. Narration—The John Kirby Sextet 1939; 27. 5-10-39—Anitra's Dance—The John Kirby Sextet; 28. 5-10-39—Opus #5—The John Kirby Sextet; 29. Narration—The Coleman Hawkins Orchestra Influence 1940; 30. 1940—Chant Of The Groove—Coleman Hawkins Orchestra "Live"; 31. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Remembers How Musicians Used To Dress. CD2: 01. Narration—Sun Ra In The Military October 1942; 02. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Sunny Remembers Fletcher Henderson; 03. Narration—The Fletcher Henderson Orchestra "Live" 1945; 04. 1945—Ernie Whitman & Fletcher Henderson Commentary; 05. 1945—You're Driving Me Crazy—Fletcher Henderson Orchestra "Live"; 06. 1945—King Porter Stomp—Fletcher Henderson Orchestra "Live"; 07. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Sunny Remembers Pianists Art Tatum; 08. Narration—The Art Tatum / Erroll Garner Influence; 09. 1945—Ernie Whitman—Art Tatum Introduction; 10. 1945—Song Of The Vagabond—Art Tatum "Live"; 11. 1945—Ernie Whitman—Erroll Garner Introduction; 12. 1945—Erroll's Bounce—Erroll Garner "Live"; 13. Narration—Swing "The War Years On Radio" 1943-1944; 14. 1944—Ernie Whitman Introduction; 15. 1944—Loose Wig—The Lionel Hampton Orchestra "Live"; 16. 1943—Ernie Whitman—Jimmie Lunceford Introduction; 17. 1943—Little John—The Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra "Live"; 18. 1943—Ernie Whitman—Benny Carter Introduction; 19. 1943—Cuttin' Time—The Benny Carter Orchestra "Live"; 20. 1943—Russian Lullaby—The Cab Calloway Orchestra "Live"; 21. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Sunny Remembers His School Bands / Why He Left Alabama; 22. Narration—Wynonie Harris w/The Jumpin' Jimmie Jackson Band 1946; 23. 4-14-46—Dig This Boogie—Wynonie Harris w/Jumpin' Jimmy Jackson Band; 24. 4-14-46—Lightnin' Struck The Poorhouse—Wynonie Harris w/Jumpin' Jimmy Jackson Band; 25. 4-14-46—My Baby's Barrelhouse—Wynonie Harris w/Jumpin' Jimmy Jackson Band; 26. 4-14-46—Drinkin' By Myself—Wynonie Harris w/Jumpin' Jimmy Jackson Band; 27. Narration—The Billy Eckstine Orchestra Influence 1944; 28. 1944—Ernie Whitman Introduction; 29. 1944—Airmail Special—The Billy Eckstine Orchestra "Live"; 30. 1944—Ernie Whitman Introduction; 31. 1944—Love Me Or Leave Me—The Billy Eckstine Orchestra "Live"; 32. Narration—The Dizzy Gillespie Big Band Influence 1948; 33. 1948—Minor Walk—The Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra; 34. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Recalls Chicago In 1946—The Bands He Played In; 35. Narration—The Lil Green Orchestra 1946-1947; 36. 7-23-46—Blowtop Blues—The Lil Green Orchestra; 37. 7-31-46—No Good Man—The Lil Green Orchestra; 38. 7-31-46—How Come You Do Me Like You Do—The Lil Green Orchestra; 39. 4-18-47—Lonely Woman—The Lil Green Orchestra; 40. Narration—Blues Legend Willie Dixon—The Blues Influence. CD3: 01. Narration—The Church Organ Recordings 1948; 02. 1948—All The Things You Are—Sun Ra Plays Church Organ; 03. 1948—Wind In The Trees (Early Avant-Garde)—Sun Ra Plays Church Organ; 04. 1948—Willow Weep For Me—Sun Ra Plays Church Organ; 05. Narration—The Piano & Solovox Recordings 1948 Pt. 1 06. 7-29-48—Deep Purple w/Stuff Smith—Sun Ra Plays Piano & Solovox; 07. Sun Ra Interview—Sunny Remembers Stuff Smith; 08. Narration—The Piano & Solovox Recordings 1948 Pt. 2; 09. 7-29-48—Darn That Dream—Sun Ra Plays Piano & Solovox; 10. 7-29-48—Yesterdays w/Jesse Miller—Sun Ra Plays Piano & Solovox; 11. Narration—The Piano & Solovox Recordings 1948 Pt. 3; 12. 8-10-48—If The Only Knew—Sun Ra Poetry—Sun Ra Plays Piano & Solovox; 13. Narration—The Piano & Solovox Recordings 1948 Pt. 4; 14. 8-10-48—The Darkness Within—Sun Ra Plays Piano & Solovox; 15. Narration—The Mary Lou Williams Composition Influence 1945; 16. 1945—Taurus—The Mary Lou Williams Trio; 17. 1945—Cancer—The Mary Lou Williams Trio; 18. Narration—Sun Ra—His Mary Lou Williams Influenced Compositions 1948; 19. 8-10-48—Ode To Mary Lou—Sun Ra Plays Solo Piano; 20. 8-10-48—I've Got A Secret—Sun Ra Plays Solo Piano; 21. 8-10-48—Something In Your Smile—Sun Ra Plays Solo Piano; 22. 8-10-48—High Steppin'—Sun Ra Plays Solo Piano; 23. 7-21-49—I've Got Some New Blues—Sun Ra Plays Solo Piano; 24. Narration—The Mary Lou Williams Big Band Arrangement Influence 1947; 25. 1947—Lonely Moments—The Milton Orent / Frank Roth Orchestra; 26. 1947—Whistle Blues—The Milton Orent / Frank Roth Orchestra; 27. Narration—Sunny And Jo Jo Adams 1947; 28. Narration—Junior Wells Interview—The Early Days Of Chicago Blues; 29. Narration—Jo Jo Adams w/Tom Archia (possible new Sun Ra arrangement find); 30. 7-3-47—Love Me—Jo Jo Adams w/Tom Archia All-Stars; 31. 7-3-47—Drinkin' Blues—Jo Jo Adams w/Tom Archia All-Stars; 32. 7-3-47—If I Feel Like This Tomorrow—Jo Jo Adams w/Tom Archia All-Stars; 33. 7-3-47—Cryin' By My Window—Jo Jo Adams w/Tom Archia All-Stars; 34. Narration—The 1948 Record Ban / Andrew Tibbs & The Dozier Boys 1948; 35. 10-18-48—He's Got Her And Gone—Andrew Tibbs & The Dozier Boys; 36. 10-18-48—The Holidays Are Over—Andrew Tibbs & The Dozier Boys; 37. Narration—The Dozier Boys w/The Sax Mallard Band 1948 (note: missing tracks); 38. 11-27-48—In A Travelin' Mood—Andrew Tibbs & The Dozier Boys; 39. 11-27-48—In Every Man's Life—Andrew Tibbs & The Dozier Boys; 40. Narration—Bobby "Blue" Bland Interview—The Blues Are About Life. CD4: 01. Narration—The Early Foundations Of R&B Doo Wop; 02. Narration—The Dozier Boys w/The Eugene Wright Band; 03. 12-12-48—Big Time Baby—The Dozier Boys w/ Eugene Wright Band; 04. 12-12-48—Pork-N-Beans—The Dozier Boys w/ Eugene Wright Band; 05. 12-12-48—Dawn Mist—The Dozier Boys w/ Eugene Wright Band; 06. 12-12-48—The Music Goes Down And Round—The Dozier Boys w/ Eugene Wright Band; 07. Narration—Sun Ra & The Red Saunders Orchestra 1948; 08. 12-18-48—Trust In Me—George Floyd w/The Red Saunders Orchestra; 09. 12-18-48—Synthesis—The Red Saunders Orchestra; 10. 12-18-48—Jitterbuggin'—The Red Saunders Orchestra; 11. 12-18-48—Legs Gettin' Bigger—George Kirby w/The Red Saunders Orchestra; 12. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Lexington, Indiana 1949—The Blue Grass Inn; 13. Narration—The Sonny Blount Trio; 14. 6-4-49—Upstairs—The Sunny Blount Trio; 15. 6-4-49—Sunny's Bop / Just One Of Those Things—The Sunny Blount Trio; 16. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Sunny Speaks Highly Of Vocalist Billie Holiday; 17. Narration—Louis Armstrong Speaks Of Billie Holiday / Lady Day—Yesterdays; 18. Narration—Sun Ra Sings & Plays Piano; 19. 7-21-49—Smile—Sun Ra Sings & Plays Piano; 20. 7-21-49—Old Man River—Sun Ra Sings & Plays Piano; 21. Sun Ra Song Introduction; 22. 7-23-49—Somewhere Over The Rainbow—Sun Ra Sings & Plays Piano; 23. 7-23-49—Out Of Nowhere—Sun Ra Sings & Plays Piano; 24. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Recalls His Band In Chicago & Alabama A&M; 25. Narration—The Chicago Blues Influence / Andrew Tibbs w/Leo Blevins Trio; 26. 7-27-49—How Long—Andrew Tibbs w/Leo Blevins Trio; 27. 7-27-49—I Know—Andrew Tibbs w/Leo Blevins Trio; 28. Narration—The Sonny Blount Trio "Live" 1949; 29. 8-17-49—You Go To My Head—The Sunny Blount Trio "Live at Birdland"; 30. 8-17-49—Blue Chicago Blues—The Sunny Blount Trio "Live at Birdland"; 31. Narration—Sugar Chile Robinson w/Red Saunders Orchestra 1950; 32. 1-24-50—Bouncin' The Ball—Sugar Chile Robinson w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 33. 1-24-50—I'll Eat My Spinach—Sugar Chile Robinson w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 34. Narration—Dorothy Donegan 1950; 35. 6-10-50—D.D.D.—Dorothy Donegan w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 36. 6-10-50—Ridin' The Boogie—Dorothy Donegan w/Red Saunders Orchestra. CD5: 01. Narration—The Red Saunders Orchestra w/Joe Williams #1—1950; 02. 6-15-50—Blow Mr. Low Blow—Joe Williams w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 03. 6-15-50—Chi (pronounced "Shy" for Chicago)—Joe Williams w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 04. 6-15-50—Lyin' Girl Blues—Joe Williams w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 05. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—The Innovators & The Youth; 06. Narration—The Mary Lou Williams Jazz Organ & Piano Influence 1950; 07. 1-3-50—Bye Bye Blues—Mary Lou Williams Trio; 08. Narration—Andrew Tibbs w/Sax Mallard Sextet 1950; 09. 10-13-50—You Can't Win—Andrew Tibbs w/Sax Mallard Sextet; 10. 10-13-50—Achin' Heart—Andrew Tibbs w/Sax Mallard Sextet; 11. Narration—Sun Ra & The Unidentified Vocalist 1950; 12. 11-11-50—Pennies From Heaven—Sun Ra & The Unknown Vocalist; 13. 11-11-50—You The Night And The Music—Sun Ra & The Unknown Vocalist; 14. Narration—Sun Ra Meets Alto Saxophonist John Jenkins 1950; 15. 11-11-50—Cocktails For Two / Tenderly—Sun Ra & John Jenkins; 16. 11-11-50—The Phantom—Sun Ra & John Jenkins; 17. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Hearing Legendary Blues & Jazz Bands; 18. Narration—Sun Ra & Laverne Baker aka Little Miss Sharecropper 1950; 19. 12-17-50—Take Some Time Out—Little Miss Sharecropper w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 20. 12-17-50—I've Tried—Little Miss Sharecropper w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 21. 12-17-50—How Long—Little Miss Sharecropper w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 22. 12-17-50—I Want To Rock—Little Miss Sharecropper w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 23. Narration—The Wilbur Ware / John Jenkins / Leo Blevins Rehearsals 1951 Pt. 1; 24. 2-6-51—The Nearness Of You—Sun Ra & Wilbur Ware; 25. 2-6-51—Sunny's Place #1— Sun Ra & Wilbur Ware; 26. Narration—The Wilbur Ware / John Jenkins / Leo Blevins Rehearsals 1951 Pt. 2; 27. 2-6-51—The Man I Love—Sun Ra / Wilbur Ware & Leo Blevins; 28. 3-17-51—Sunny's Place #2—Sun Ra / Wilbur Ware & John Jenkins; 29. Narration—The Sun Ra Mystery Clip; 30. 2-6-51—All Alone—Sun Ra—The Celeste & Piano Recordings. CD6: 01. Narration—The Red Saunders Orchestra w/Joe Williams #2—1951; 02. 4-20-51—Stop Pretty Baby Stop—Joe Williams w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 03. 4-20-51—Weekday Blues—Joe Williams w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 04. 4-20-51—4AM Blues (instrumental)—The Red Saunders Orchestra; 05. Narration—The Red Saunders Orchestra w/Joe Williams #3—1951; 06. 8-21-51—Last Nights Party—Joe Williams w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 07. 8-21-51—Hey Bartender—Joe Williams w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 08. 8-21-51—Boot 'Em Up (instrumental)—The Red Saunders Orchestra; 09. 8-21-51—Sugar Bounce—Joe Williams w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 10. Narration—The Red Saunders Orchestra w/June Davis 1951; 11. 8-21-51—Gentle Lover—June Davis w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 12. 8-21-51—J.D. Blues—June Davis w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 13. Narration—The Red Saunders Orchestra w/The Hambone Kids 1952; 14. 1-18-52—Hambone—The Hambone Kids w/The Red Saunders Orchestra; 15. 4-3-52—Zekiel, Zekiel—The Hambone Kids w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 16. 4-3-52—Piece Of Puddin'—The Hambone Kids w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 17. Narration—The Red Saunders Orchestra 1952; 18. 1-18-52—La Raspa (instrumental)—The Red Saunders Orchestra; 19. Narration—The Paul Bascomb Band 1952; 20. 3-3-52—Blues And The Beat—The Paul Bascomb Band; 21. 3-3-52—More Blues, More Beat—The Paul Bascomb Band; 22. 3-3-52—Black Out—The Paul Bascomb Band; 23. 3-3-52—Pink Cadillac—The Paul Bascomb Band; 24. Narration—Charlie Gonzales w/Red Holloway Band 1952; 25. 1952—Hi Yo Silver—Charlie Gonzales w/Red Holloway Band; 26. 1952—Such A Darn Fool Over You—Charlie Gonzales w/Red Holloway Band; 27. 1952—Hey Muscatel—Charlie Gonzales w/Red Holloway Band; 28. 1952—I'm Through With You—Charlie Gonzales w/Red Holloway Band; 29. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Building The Arkestra In Chicago / Pat Patrick Rehearsals 1952; 30. 6-9-52—Wonderful You—Sun Ra Meets Pat Patrick; 31. 6-9-52—A Place In My Heart—Sun Ra Meets Pat Patrick. CD7: 01. Narration—The Afro Cuban Influence—Machito 1951; 02. 11-17-51—Symphony Sid Torin Announcement; 03. 11-17-51—Carambola—Machito Orquesta "Live" At Birdland—New York; 04. 11-17-51—Symphony Sid Torin Announcement; 05. 11-17-51—Picadillo—Machito Orquesta "Live" At Birdland—New York; 06. 11-17-51—Symphony Sid Torin Announcement; 07. 11-17-51—Tanga—Machito Orquesta "Live" At Birdland—New York (song addition); 08. Narration—The Afro Cuban Influence—Perez Prado 1947; 09. 1947—Saca La Mano—Perez Prado Orquesta—Havana, Cuba; 10. 1947—Kuba Mambo—Perez Prado Orquesta—Havana, Cuba; 11. 1947—Kandela—Perez Prado Orquesta—Havana, Cuba; 12. Narration—The Afro Cuban Influence On Sun Ra 1953; 13. 1-21-53—Mambo In Trumpet—The Red Saunders Orchestra; 14. Narration—The Red Saunders Orchestra w/Joe Williams #4—1953; 15. 1-21-53—Honky Tonk Train Blues (instrumental)—The Red Saunders Orchestra; 16. 1-21-53—Probably—Joe Williams w/The Red Saunders Orchestra; 17. 1-21-53—Voodoo Blues—Joe Williams w/The Red Saunders Orchestra 18. Narration—The Gospel Influence On R&B Doo Wop; 19. 1937—Golden Gate Gospel Train—The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet; 20. 1944—Straighten Up And Fly Right "Live"—The Golden Gate Quartet; 21. Narration—Wilson Pickett & Aaron Neville Interviews—The Gospel Influence; 22. 1950—Our Father (The Lords Prayer)—The Five Blind Boys (Jackson Harmoneers); 23. Narration—The Swing Vocal Group Era—The Cats & The Fiddle 1939; 24. 12-7-39—Mr. Rhythm Man—The Cats & The Fiddle; 25. Narration—The Doo Wop Influence—The Ink Spots 1944; 26. 1944—Ernie Whitman Ink Spots Introduction; 27. 1944—If I Didn't Care—The Ink Spots "Live"; 28. Narration—Johnny Otis Interview—How They Created Rhythm & Blues In The Late 1940s; 29. Narration—The Early Days Of R&B Doo Wop Pt. 1; 30. Narration—Wilson Pickett Interview—The Chittlin' Circuit. CD8: 01. Narration—The Early Days Of R&B Doo Wop Pt. 2; 02. 8-25-52—Blues Train—Browley Guy & The Skyscrapers; 03. 8-25-52—You Ain't Gonna Worry Me—Browley Guy & The Skyscrapers; 04. Narration—The Parrots w/Red Saunders Orchestra 1953; 05. 3-27-53—Weep Weep Weep—The Parrots w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 06. 3-27-53—Don't Leave Me—The Parrots w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 07. Narration—The Spaniels w/The Red Saunders Orchestra 1953 Pt. 1; 08. 5-4-53—Since I Fell For You—The Spaniels w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 09. 7-14-54—I Got Some New Blues—Sun Ra & The Nu-Sounds; 10. Narration—The Spaniels w/Red Saunders Orchestra 1953 Pt. 2; 11. 5-4-53—Bounce—The Spaniels w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 12. 7-14-54—Honeysuckle Rose—Sun Ra & The Nu-Sounds; 13. Narration—The Flamingos w/The Red Holloway Band 1953; 14. 8-?-53—Golden Teardrops—The Flamingos w/Red Holloway Band; 15. 1-17-56—Perfidious Lover—Walter Dunn & The Metros w/The Sun Ra Arkestra; 16. Narration—The Moonglows w/The Red Holloway Band 1953 Pt. 1; 17. 9-27-53—My Love—The Moonglows w/Red Holloway Band; 18. 1956—Bye Bye—The Cosmic Rays w/Le Sun Ra & Arkestra; 19. Narration—The Moonglows w/The Red Holloway Band 1953 Pt. 2; 20. 9-27-53—Just A Lonely Christmas—The Moonglows w/Red Holloway Band; 21. 9-27-53—Hey Santa Claus—The Moonglows w/Red Holloway Band; 22. Narration—The Pelicans w/Paul Bascomb & The Leo Blevins Trio? 1953; 23. 9-28-53—White Cliffs Of Dover—The Pelicans w/Paul Bascomb Band; 24. 6-10-58—I'm Glad You Love Me—Juanita Rogers w/Mr. V's 5 Joys; 25. Narration—The Rockettes w/The Red Saunders Orchestra 1953; 26. 10-11-53—Love Nobody—The Rockettes w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 27. 7-14-54—I'm Through With You—The Nu-Sounds—Rehearsal; 28. Narration—The 5 Thrills (The Earls) w/The Paul Bascomb Band 1954; 29. 1-19-54—Laverne—The 5 Thrills / The Earls w/Paul Bascomb Band; 30. 8-22-55—Dreaming—The Cosmic Rays; 31. Narration—The 5 Echoes w/The Al Smith Band 1954; 32. 1-17-54—So Lonesome—The 5 Echoes w/Al Smith Band; 33. 1-17-54—Broke—The 5 Echoes w/Al Smith; 34. 1-22-54—That's My Baby—The 5 Echoes w/Al Smith Band; 35. 1-22-54—Why Oh Why—The 5 Echoes w/Al Smith Band. CD9: 01. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Sunny Remembers His Vocal Groups; 02. Narration—The Founding Of Saturn & El Saturn Records 1954; 03. 5-21-54—My Sweet—Rehearsal w/Roland Wilson & The Nu-Sounds; 04. 5-21-54—My Land Of Dreams—Rehearsal w/Roland Wilson & The Nu-Sounds; 05. 5-21-54—Dreams Come True—Rehearsal w/Roland Wilson & The Nu-Sounds; 06. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Describes His Music As Being Far Ahead; 07. Narration—The 5 Chances (w/Clyde Williams); 08. 4-10-54—Nagasaki—The 5 Chances (w/Clyde Williams); 09. 4-10-54—Make Love To Me—The 5 Chances (w/Clyde Williams); 10. Narration—The Flamingos w/The Al Smith Band 1954; 11. 7-11-54—Dream Of A Lifetime—The Flamingos w/The Al Smith Band; 12. Narration—The 5 Arrows w/The Paul Bascomb Band 1954; 13. 7-17-54—You Got Me Losing My Mind—Gloria Valdez & The 5 Arrows w/Paul Bascomb Band; 14. 7-17-54—Pretty Little Thing—The 5 Arrows w/Paul Bascomb Band; 15. Narration—Walter Spriggs w/The Red Saunders Orchestra 1954; 16. 10-22-54—I'm Not Your Fool Anymore—Walter Spriggs w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 17. Narration—The Rhythm Aces w/Red Saunders Orchestra 1954—1955; 18. 11-11-54—I Wonder Why—The Rhythm Aces w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 19. 11-11-54—Whisper To Me—The Rhythm Aces w/Red Saunders Orchestra; 20. Narration—The Maples w/The Von Freeman Band 1954; 21. 11-19-54—99 Guys—The Maples w/Von Freeman Band; 22. 2-5-55—Honeysuckle Rose—The Nu-Sounds; 23. Narration—The Fortunes w/Unknown Band 1955; 24. 1-25-55—Love—The Fortunes; 25. 1-25-55—Bread—The Fortunes; 26. Narration—The Early Sci-Fi Factuality Influence; 27. Narration—The Walter Dunn "Repeto" Studio Rehearsal & Session 1956; 28. 1-17-56—I'll Close My Heart—Walter Dunn & The Metros—Rehearsal; 29. 1-17-56—When You're In Love This Way—Walter Dunn & The Metros—Rehearsal; 30. 1-17-56—Christina, Eugena, Marie—Walter Dunn & The Metros—Studio; 31. 1-17-56—Perfidious Lover #2—Walter Dunn & The Metros—Studio; 32. Narration—Hamp Jones 1957; 33. 1957—Pack Your Clothes—Hamp Jones w/Unknown Band; 34. Narration—Mel London w/Unknown Band 1957; 35. 1957—Man From The Island—Mel London w/Unknown Band. CD10: 01. Narration—The Serenaders 1957 w/Unknown Band; 02. 1957—The Pajama Game—The Serenaders w/Unknown Band; 03. 1957—A Sinner In Love—The Serenaders w/Unknown Band; 04. Narration—The Supremes "Live" w//Sun Ra & His Rays Of Jazz 1958 05. 1958—Everybody Mambo—The Supremes w/Sun Ra & His Rays Of Jazz; 06. Narration—Odetta Interview—The Body Is The First Instrument; 07. Narration—Sun Ra & The Early Avant-Garde Organ Recordings 1953 Pt. 1 Featuring Thea Barbara & An Unidentified Male Vocalist; 8. 3-9-53—The Many Thoughts Of...; 9. 3-9-53—The Inner Being; 10. 3-9-53—The Haunted Melody; 11. Narration—Sun Ra & The Early Avant-Garde Organ Recordings 1953 Pt. 2 Featuring The Unidentified Male Vocalist; 12. 3-9-53—Pennies From Heaven; 13. 3-9-53—You And The Night And The Music; 14. Narration—The Stan Kenton New Direction Influence; 15. Narration—Sun Ra—The Solo Piano Recordings Pt. 1; 16. 4-27-53—Ebb Tide; 17. Narration—Alberta Adams w/The Red Saunders Orchestra 1953; 18. 7-16-53—Messin' With The Blues; 19. 7-16-53—Remember; 20. Narration—Blues Vocalist Alberta Adams—Why She Sings The Blues; 21. Narration—Jo Jo Adams w/The Red Saunders Orchestra 1953; 22. 9-21-53—Call My Baby; 23. 9-21-53—Rebecca; 24. Narration—Sun Ra—The Solo Piano Recordings #2; 25. 9-25-53—I Remember You; 26. 9-25-53—The Best Things In Life Are Free; 27. Narration—Joe Williams w/The Red Saunders Orchestra 1953; 28. 9-28-53—It's Raining Again; 29. 9-28-53—On The Blue Side; 30. 9-28-53—Detour Ahead; 31. 9-28-53—Blow Mr. Low Blow (remake); 32. Narration—The Red Saunders Orchestra 1953; 33. 12-31-53—Summertime; 34. 12-31-53—Riverboat; 35. 12-31-53—Lawdy Lucy; 36. 12-31-53—Tired Of Movin.' CD11: 01. Narration—The Coleman Hawkins Parrot Recordings 1954 Pt. 1; 02. 5-27-54—I'll Follow My Secret Heart; 03. 5-27-54—What A Difference A Day Made; 04. 5-27-54—September Song; 05. Narration—The Coleman Hawkins Parrot Recordings 1954 Pt. 2; 06. 5-27-54—Blue Blue Days; 07. 5-27-54—Flight Eleven; 08. Narration—The Paul Bascomb Parrot Recordings 1954 Pt. 1; 09. 7-14-54—Jan Pt. 1 & 2; 10. 7-14-54—Liza's Blues; 11. Narration—The Paul Bascomb Parrot Recordings 1954 Pt. 2; 12. 7-?-54—Jumpin' At El Sino; 13. 7-?-54—Alley B On Avenue C; 14. Narration—Sun Ra And The Vee Jay & Duke Labels 1954; 15. Narration—Grant Jones w/The King Kolax Band; 16. 12-31-54—What Have You Done To Me; 17. 12-31-54—Right Now; 18. Narration—The King Kolax Band; 19. 12-31-54—Vivian; 20. 12-31-54—Goodnite Blues; 21. Narration—Billy Brooks w/The Red Saunders Orchestra 1955; 22. 2-18-55—Mambo Is Everywhere; 23. 2-18-55—Song Of A Dreamer; 24. 2-18-54—I Want Your Love Tonight; 25. 2-18-54—This Is My Prayer; 26. Narration—The Early Sun Ra & Pat Patrick Rehearsals 1955 The Treasure Hunt Tape; 27. 7-23-55—Of This I Know take 1; 28. 7-23-55—Of This I Know take 2; 29. 7-23-55—When You're With The One You Love; 30. 7-23-55—Darn That Dream. CD12: 01. Narration—The Billie Hawkins Rehearsal 1956; 02. 1-12-56—I'm Coming Home (rehearsal); 03. 1-12-56—Last Call For Love (rehearsal); 04. 1-12-56—Kiss Me Sweet (rehearsal); 05. 1-12-56—At Last (rehearsal); 06. Narration—The Billie Hawkins Heat Beat Recordings 1956; 07. 2-17-56—I'm Coming Home (studio version); 08. 2-17-56—Last Call For Love (studio version); 09. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Teaching The Arkestra To Play Like Swing Musicians; 10. Narration—Sun Ra Respected By Musicians / The Le Suny'r Ra Band "Live" 1956; 11. 3-18-56—Big City Blues; 12. 3-18-56—Delilah (John Gilmore Solo Feature); 13. 3-18-56—Velvet; 14. Narration—The James Scales / Wilbur Green / Robert Barry Rehearsal 1956; 15. 4-23-56—Somebody Else's Worlds; 16. 4-23-56—Blues In Outer Space; 17. 4-23-56—Space Aura (incomplete); 18. Narration—The Sun Ra Visits Planet Earth Session 1956—Velvet; 19. 5-17-56—Velvet take 1 (complete take); 20. 5-27-56—Velvet take 2 (F/S); 21. 5-27-56—Velvet take 3 (F/S); 22. 5-27-56—Velvet take 4 (complete take); 23. Narration—Ray Charles Interview—What It Means To Be A Good Singer; 24. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Clyde Williams; 25. Narration—Clyde Williams w/Sun Ra & His Arkestra 1956—Dreams Come True; 26. 5-27-56—Dreams Come True take 2 (complete take); 27. 5-27-56—Dreams Come True take 3 (F/S); 28. 5-27-56—Dreams Come True take 4 (complete take); 29. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Dreams Come True (closer); 30. Narration—Clyde Williams w/Sun Ra Arkestra "Live" 1958; 31. 1958—S'Wonderful; 32. 1958—Roll 'Em Pete; 33. 1958—My Funny Valentine (added track). CD13: 01. Narration—The Sun Ra Visits Planet Earth Session 1956 Pt. 1; 02. 5-27-56—Eve take 1 (F/S); 03. 5-27-56—Eve (complete unedited version); 04. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Playing What People Need; 05. Narration—The Sun Ra Visits Planet Earth Session 1956—El Viktor; 06. 5-27-56—El Viktor take 1 (complete take); 07. 5-27-56—El Viktor take 2 (F/S); 08. 5-27-56—El Viktor take 3 (F/S); 09. 5-27-56—El Viktor take 4 (F/S); 10. 5-27-56—El Viktor take 5 (master take); 11. Narration—The Hattie Randolph Bud Land Rehearsal 1957; 12. 8-25-57—Don't Blame Me take 1; 13. 8-25-57—Hattie and band conversation; 14. 8-25-57—Don't Blame Me take 2; 15. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Why The Band Is Called The Arkestra; 16. Narration—The Calvin Newborn Bud Land Rehearsal 1957; 17. 8-25-57—Blue Space; 18. 8-25-57—Everything I Have Is Yours; 19. Narration—The Sun Ra Poetry Recordings 1948-1982; 20. Narration—The Pershing Ballroom All-Star Jam 1958; 21. 8-15-58—Chi-Town Blues; 22. 8-15-58—Just You, Just Me; 23. 8-15-58—I Can't Get Started (added track); 24. 8-15-58—Don't Blame Me (added track). CD14: 01. Narration—The 1958 Yochanan Recordings; 02. Narration—Sun Ra & His Arkestra Live At Bud Land 1958—The John Gilmore Feature; 03. 9-23-58—Just One Of Those Things; 04. 9-23-58—Sophisticated Blues; 05. 9-23-58—Will You Still Be Mine; 06. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Having Discipline In His Band; 07. Narration—Sun Ra & The Arkestra Play Pop Hits 1958—Tequila; 08. 9-23-58—Tequila / End Of Set Theme; 09. Narration—Hattie Randolph Records With The Arkestra 1959; 10. 3-6-59—Round Midnight—mono take 1 (F/S); 11. 3-6-59—Round Midnight—mono take 2 (F/S; 12. 3-6-59—Round Midnight—mono take 3 (master take); 13. Narration—Hattie Randolph With The Arkestra—Live At The Jazz Showcase 1976; 14. 11-28-76—Don't Blame Me; 15. Narration—Sun Ra Interview—Playing Another Kind Of Music; 16. Narration—Producer Michael D. Anderson—Closing Comments; 17. Narration—Sun Ra—Closing Comments Collage; 18. End Music Theme—Discipline.


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