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How to Buy Sun Ra

Rob Chapman, MOJO, July 1998

LONG AFTER YOU AND I HAVE RETURNED to sub-atomic dust particles, Sun Ra will probably be acclaimed as the greatest composer of the 20th century. Last seen sitting astride the Hale-Bop comet, Sun Ra undertook four decades of cosmic exploration between the early ‘50s and his death in 1993, yielding some of the most inventive music ever made.

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