Sound Sun Pleasure!!

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Sound Sun Pleasure!!
Studio album by Sun Ra and his Astro Infinity Arkestra
Released 1970
Recorded March 6, 1959, Chicago
Genre Jazz
Length 24.52
Label Saturn
Producer Alton Abraham
Sun Ra and his Astro Infinity Arkestra chronology
Jazz in Silhouette
Sound Sun Pleasure!!
Interstellar Low Ways
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[2]

Sound Sun Pleasure!! is an album by the American Jazz musician Sun Ra and his Astro Infinity Arkestra. Recorded March 6, 1959,[3] it wasn't released until 1970 on Sun Ra's Saturn label. Recorded at the same time and with the same personnel as Jazz in Silhouette, the album is unusual amongst early Ra albums for predominantly featuring jazz standards.

The album has been reissued on CD by Evidence with 7 tracks taken from the 1973 Saturn album Deep Purple recorded between 1953 and 1957.

Track listing[edit]

12" Vinyl[edit]

Side A:

  1. 'Round Midnight (Hanighen-Monk-Williams) - (3.55)
  2. You Never Told Me That You Care (Hobart Dotson) - (5.37)
  3. Hour of Parting (Schiffer-Spoliansky) - (4.53)

Side B:

  1. Back in Your Own Backyard (Jolson-Rose-Dreyer) - (2.07)
  2. Enlightenment (taken from Jazz in Silhouette) (Dotson - Ra) - (5.09)
  3. I Could Have Danced All Night (Lerner-Loewe) - (3.11)

Musicians [3][edit]