Sun Ra ‎– Janus - RSD 1999 Spiritual Jazz Yellow and Black Vinyl LP

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19749
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Sun Ra ‎– Janus

Label:
ORG Music ‎– ORGM-2091
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Limited Edition, Reissue, Yellow & Black Swirl
Country:
US
Released:
22 Apr 2017
Genre:
Jazz
Style:
Free Jazz, Hard Bop, Space-Age

Tracklist

A1 Island In The Sun
A2a The Invisible Shield
A2b Janus


B1 Velvet
B2 Joy

Companies, etc.

Distributed By – ORG Music – ORGM-2091
Manufactured By – ORG Music – ORGM-2091
Pressed By – Pallas – none
Credits

Artwork By – Andrew Rossiter
Composed By – Sun Ra
Notes

Track A1 - Variety Recording Studio, NYC, between 1968 and 1970.
Track A2a - Recorded mono, probably at a live performance, 1970.
Track A2b - Recorded at Sun Studios, NYC, 1967 or '68 (Sun Ra solo) / Recorded at Choreographers' Workshop, NYC, 1963 (group).
Track B1 - Recorded in early 1968; it is different from a live recording from 1969 previously known to discographers.
Track B2 - Recorded live in NYC, early 1968.

"Sun Ra must have planned Janus as an entity in 1970 or 1971. But it was never released on LP. The first three tracks eventually appeared on one side of some obscure Saturn LP pressings; the last two are just now being issued, allowing us to hear Sun Ra's original conception for the first time."

Record Store Day 2017 Limited Release. Only 2,500 copies.
Barcode and Other Identifiers

Barcode: 7 11574 81111 3

More Information
Condition New
Format LP
Artist Sun Ra
Color Black, Yellow