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Sun Ra (1914–1993)

Sun Ra was born on May 22, 1914 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA as Herman Poole Blount. He died on May 30, 1993 in Birmingham. See full bio »

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(age 79) in Birmingham, Alabama, USA

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(1974)
Deceiver Soundtrack
(1997)
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(2015)
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 2020 The Last Thing He Wanted (performer: "Sleeping Beauty") / (writer: "Sleeping Beauty")
  For All Mankind (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2019) (writer - 1 episode, 2019)
- Prime Crew (2019) ... (performer: "A Call for All Demons") / (writer: "A Call for All Demons")
 2019 Seberg (performer: "Ankh") / (writer: "Ankh")
 2016 The Phenom (performer: "Daddy Gonna Tell No Lie") / (writer: "Daddy Gonna Tell No Lie")
 2015 Far Out (writer: "Starship")
 2013 In Conversation with Tom Dixon (Documentary short) (performer: "Call For All Demons" )
 2012 Adventures in the Sin Bin (music: "El Is a Sound of Joy") / (performer: "El Is a Sound of Joy")
 2008 The Cobrasnake (Short) ("Ancient Aithopia")
 2008 Wetlands Preserved: The Story of an Activist Nightclub (Documentary) (writer: "Space Is The Place")
 1999 MC5: Kick Out the Jams (Video documentary short) (writer: "Starship")
 1997 Deceiver (performer: "Blue Delight") / (writer: "Blue Delight")
 1996 The Last Angel of History (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Interplanetary Music") / (writer: "Interplanetary Music")
 1978 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Buck Henry/Sun Ra (1978) ... (performer: "Space is the Place", "Space-Loneliness" - uncredited)
 1974 Space Is the Place (arranger: "It's After The End Of The World", "Under Different Stars", "Discipline", "Watusa", "Calling Planet Earth", "I Am The Alter-Destiny", "Satellites Are Spinning", "Cosmic Forces", "Outer Spaceways Incorporated", "We Travel The Spaceways", "The Overseer", "Blackman - Love In Outer Space", "Mysterious Crystal", "I Am The Brother Of The Wind", "We'll Wait For You", "Space Is The Place") / (writer: "It's After The End Of The World", "Under Different Stars", "Discipline", "Watusa", "Calling Planet Earth", "I Am The Alter-Destiny", "Satellites Are Spinning", "Cosmic Forces", "Outer Spaceways Incorporated", "We Travel The Spaceways", "The Overseer", "Blackman - Love In Outer Space", "Mysterious Crystal", "I Am The Brother Of The Wind", "We'll Wait For You", "Space Is The Place")
 1966 The Magic Sun (Short) (performer: "Celestial Fantasy", "Shadow World", "Strange Strings")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

"Sun Song" (Delmark Records). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

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Sun Ra Arkestra

Alternate Names:

Le Sun Ra
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Trivia:

Leader of the Sun Ra Arkestra. See more »

Nickname:

Sonny

Star Sign:

Gemini

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