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The wisdom of Sun-Ra : Sun Ra's polemical broadsheets and streetcorner leaflets

Author: Sun Ra.; John Corbett
Publisher: Chicago, Il. : WhiteWalls, ©2006.
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"From the Arkestra to his experiments with synthesizers, Sun Ra was one of the most inventive jazz musicians in history. Yet until now, there has not been a collection of his earliest writings that reveal the beginnings of his work as philosopher, mystic, and Afro-Futurist. This new volume unveils over forty newly discovered typewritten broadsheets on which Sun Ra expounded his wholly unique philosophical message.  Read more...
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Sun Ra.
Wisdom of Sun-Ra.
Chicago, Il. : WhiteWalls, c2006
(OCoLC)654123304
Named Person: Sun Ra.; Sun Ra; Sun Ra; Sun Ra
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sun Ra.; John Corbett
ISBN: 0945323077 9780945323075
OCLC Number: 70635267
Notes: Facsimiles of broadsheets, typewritten in Chicago in the mid-1950s, including transcriptions.
Description: 141 p. : facsims. ; 25 cm.
Other Titles: Sun Ra's polemical broadsheets and streetcorner leaflets
Responsibility: compiled and introduced by John Corbett.

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