Space Is the Place (album)

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For the film, see Space Is the Place. For the soundtrack album, see Space Is the Place (soundtrack).
Space Is The Place
Studio album by Sun Ra
Released 1973
Recorded Oct 1972
Genre Avant-garde jazz
Length 42:51
Label Blue Thumb Records
Producer Alton Abraham and Ed Michel
Sun Ra chronology
Live in Egypt
Space Is The Place
Pathways to Unknown Worlds
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]

Space Is the Place is a jazz album by Sun Ra. It was released in 1973. This album was originally issued in LP format on the ABC Records label, Blue Thumb Records; in the CD era it was issued with the Impulse! label.[2]

Track listing[edit]

(all written and arranged by Sun Ra)

  1. "Space is the Place" - 21:14
  2. "Images" - 6:15
  3. "Discipline" - 4:50
  4. "Sea of Sounds" - 7:42
  5. "Rocket Number Nine" - 2:50


The album was recorded on October 19 and 20, 1972 at Streeterville Recording studio in Chicago.


Sun Ra and his Astro Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra:

("as all marines are riflemen, all members of the Arkestra are percussionists")

Space Ethnic Voices:

Producers: Alton Abraham and Ed Michel


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Space Is the Place by Sun Ra : Reviews and Ratings". Rate Your Music. Retrieved 2012-03-10.