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Sun RaAstro Black

Label:Impulse! – AS-9255, ABC Records – AS-9255, Saturn Research – AS-9255
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo, Quadraphonic
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Jazz
Style:Free Jazz, Space-Age

Tracklist

A1Astro Black10:59
A2Discipline "99"4:47
A3Hidden Spheres7:04
The Cosmo-Fire
BaPart 16:59
BbPart 27:04
BcPart 34:25
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Notes

Comes in gatefold sleeve.
Some copies come with pale orange factory (ABC Dunhill) inner sleeve.

Recorded at El Saturn Studio, Chicago, Illinois, May 7, 1972.
Mixed at Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, California.

℗1973, ABC Records, Inc. / ABC Records, Inc. © 1973

Sleeve features seven poems taken from the book titled "The Immeasurable Equation" by Sun Ra.

Unlike other Sun Ra releases on Impulse the promotional copies of "Astro Black" don`t have different (white) labels.

Stereo/Quad compatible recording.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side label): AS-9255-A
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side label): AS-9255-B
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout etching, variant 1): IT AS-9255 A 3 B
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout etching, variant 1): TI AS-9255 B 3 B6
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout etching, variant 2): T1 AS-9255-A ② #
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout etching, variant 2): T1 AS09255-B ①
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout etching, variant 3): 1T AS-9255 A 3 D1
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout etching, variant 3): T1 AS-9255 B ①
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side, hand-etched, variant 4): IT AS - 9255 A ③ ( )
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side, hand-etched, variant 4): TI AS - 9255 B ③ Λ

Other Versions (5 of 10)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
New Submission
Astro Black (LP, Album)Impulse!AS-9255France1973
New Submission
Astro Black (8-Track Cartridge, Album, Stereo)Impulse!A 8027-9255US1973
New Submission
Astro Black (4×File, AAC, Album, Reissue)Enterplanetary Koncepts, Cosmic Myth Musicnone, SATURN 1001US2014
New Submission
Astro Black (LP, Album, Reissue, Remastered, Unofficial Release)Impulse! (2)AS-9255Germany2016
New Submission
Astro Black (LP, Album, Limited Edition, Reissue, Stereo, Color Vinyl)Modern HarmonicMH-8080US2018

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    Me_Myself
    All copies of this album are Quadraphonic, and are QS encoded

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