Music Is the Healing Force of the Universe

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Music Is the Healing Force of the Universe
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Studio album by Albert Ayler
Released 1969
Recorded August 26–29, 1969
Genre Jazz
Label Impulse!
Producer Ken Druker
Albert Ayler chronology
New Grass
(1968)New Grass1968
Music Is the Healing Force of the Universe
(1969)
The Last Album
(1970)The Last Album1970
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide2/5 stars[2]

Music Is the Healing Force of the Universe is a 1969 studio album by Albert Ayler, written by Ayler's partner, Mary Maria Parks. This was Ayler's last album recorded before his death in November 1970. [3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Music Is the Healing Force of the Universe" – 8:41
  2. "Masonic Inborn, Pt. 1" – 12:11
  3. "A Man Is Like a Tree" – 4:35
  4. "Oh! Love of Life" – 3:50
  5. "Island Harvest" – 5:04
  6. "Drudgery" (James Folwell, Parks, Henry Vestine) – 8:08

All music and lyrics written by Mary Maria Parks, except where noted.

Personnel[edit]

Performance[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 16. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Music Is the Healing Force of the Universe at AllMusic