Tracklist

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CD 1: 1954-1960
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 A Foggy Day The Nu Sounds 1:05
2 Daddy's Gonna Tell You No Lie (demo version) The Cosmic Rays 1:51
3 Dreaming The Cosmic Rays 2:45
4 Daddy's Gonna Tell You No Lie (studio version) The Cosmic Rays 3:06
5 Bye Bye The Cosmic Rays with Le Sun Ra and Arkestra 2:51
6 Somebody's in Love The Cosmic Rays with Le Sun Ra and Arkestra 1:49
7 Medicine for a Nightmare Le Sun-Ra and his Arkistra 2:37
8 Saturn Le Sun-Ra and his Arkistra 3:02
9 Supersonic Jazz Le Sun-Ra and his Arkistra 2:36
10 Happy New Year to You The Qualities 1:51
11 It's Christmas Time The Qualities 2:46
12 Muck Muck (Matt Matt) Yochanan 2:48
13 Hot Skillet Mama Yochanan 3:15
14 Great Balls of Fire Le Sun Ra and his Arkestra 5:31
15 Hours After Le Sun Ra and his Arkestra 2:48
16 Teenager's Letter of Promises Juanita Rogers & Lynn Hollings with Mr. V's Five Joys 3:44
17 I'm So Glad You Love Me Juanita Rogers with Mr. V's Five Joys 3:07
18 The Sun One Yochanan with Sun Ra and His Arkestra 2:32
19 The Sun Man Speaks Yochanan with Sun Ra and His Arkestra 4:37
20 The Sun Man Speaks (alternate take) Yochanan with Sun Ra and His Arkestra 3:52
21 October Sun Ra and His Astro Infinity Arkestra 4:42
22 Adventure in Space Sun Ra and His Astro Infinity Arkestra 1:56
23 Message to Earthman Yochanan with Sun Ra and His Arkestra 2:26
24 Message to Earthman (alternate take) Yochanan with Sun Ra and His Arkestra 2:25
25 State Street Sun Ra and His Arkestra 3:31
CD 2: 1960-1982
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Blue Set Sun Ra and his Myth Science Arkestra 4:43
2 Big City Blues Sun Ra and his Myth Science Arkestra 3:16
3 Tell Her to Come on Home Little Mack 2:09
4 I'm Making Believe Little Mack 3:17
5 The Bridge Sun Ra and His Outer Space Arkestra 2:00
6 Rocket #9 Sun Ra and His Outer Space Arkestra 2:26
7 Blues on Planet Mars Sun Ra and His Astro-Solar-Infinity Arkestra 3:27
8 Saturn Moon Sun Ra and His Astro-Solar-Infinity Arkestra 2:16
9 The Sky is Crying Lacy Gibson 2:52
10 She's My Baby Lacy Gibson 2:10
11 I Am Gonna Unmask the Batman Lacy Gibson 2:46
12 I Want an Easy Woman Lacy Gibson 2:47
13 I'm Gonna Unmask the Batman Sun Ra and His Astro-Galactic Infinity Arkestra 2:22
14 The Perfect Man Sun Ra and His Astro-Galactic Infinity Arkestra 4:57
15 Journey to Saturn Sun Ra and His Astro-Galactic Infinity Arkestra 3:45
16 Enlightenment Sun Ra and His Astro-Galactic Infinity Arkestra 3:28
17 Love in Outer Space Sun Ra 3:51
18 Mayan Temple Sun Ra 4:17
19 Disco 2100 Sun Ra and His Arkestra 2:36
20 Sky Blues Sun Ra and His Arkestra 2:45
21 Rough House Blues Sun Ra 3:37
22 Cosmo-Extensions Sun Ra 4:26
23 Quest Sun Ra and His Outer Space Arkestra 2:40
24 Outer Space Plateau Sun Ra and His Outer Space Arkestra 2:22

Credits

CD 1: 1954-1960

composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (track 1)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 1)
publisher:
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 1)
later translated versions:
A Newö heit (track 1)
Jour de brouillard (track 1)
Um dia de garoa (track 1)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (track 1)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 2: 1960-1982

clarinet:
Kelan Phil Cohran (1960-06) (track 1)
drums (drum set):
Jon L. Hardy (Drummer with the Sun Ra Arkestra from around 1960) (1960-06-14) (track 1)
gong:
Jon Hardy (Drummer with the Sun Ra Arkestra from around 1960) (1960-06) (track 1)
cornet:
Phil Cohran (1960-06-14) (track 1)
membranophone:
Jon Hardy (Drummer with the Sun Ra Arkestra from around 1960) (1960-06) (track 1)
bass:
Ronnie Boykins (1960-06-14) (track 1)
double bass:
Ronnie Boykins (track 1)
percussion:
Jon Hardy (Drummer with the Sun Ra Arkestra from around 1960) (1960-06) (track 1)
alto saxophone:
Marshall Allen (American free jazz saxophonist) (1960-06) (track 1)
Marshall Allen (American free jazz saxophonist) (1960-06-14) (track 1)
piano:
Sun Ra (1960-06) (track 1)
Sun Ra (1960-06-14) (track 1)
tenor saxophone:
John Gilmore (1960-06) (track 1)
John Gilmore (1960-06-14) (track 1)
trombone:
Nate Pryor (1960-06) (track 1)
composer:
Sun Ra (tracks 1, 17)
Elmore James (track 9)
instruments arranger:
Sun Ra (track 1)
lyricist:
Elmore James (track 9)
publisher:
recorded at:
Elks Hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States (1960-06-14) (track 1)
later translated versions:
Rotz & Wossa (track 9)
recording of:
Love in Outer Space (track 17)
The Blue Set (track 1)
The Sky Is Crying (track 9)

Release Group

part of:David Keenan: The Best Albums Ever (number: 36) (order: 36)