Ask the Ages

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Ask the Ages
Studio album by Sonny Sharrock
Released 1991
Genre Avant-garde jazz
Free Jazz
Length 45:18
Label Axiom Records
Producer Bill Laswell &
Sonny Sharrock
Sonny Sharrock chronology
Faith Moves
Ask the Ages
Space Ghost Coast to Coast
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars [1]

Ask the Ages (1991) was the last album released by jazz guitarist Sonny Sharrock before his death in 1994 (though posthumously released albums followed). Critic Greg Kot wrote, "Despite the volcanic power of his playing, Sharrock's majesty is in the lyricism and warmth he finds in even the most abrasive alleyways."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Promises Kept" –9:43
  2. "Who Does She Hope to Be?" –4:41
  3. "Little Rock" –7:12
  4. "As We Used to Sing" –7:45
  5. "Many Mansions" –9:31
  6. "Once Upon a Time" –6:26

(all compositions by Sonny Sharrock)



  1. ^ Huey, Steve. Ask the Ages at AllMusic
  2. ^ Greg Kot, "Sonny Sharrock Ask the Ages", Chicago Tribune [1].

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