Sunday, April 26, 2009


Disc / album number two in the box set is called "Spaceways", but it's in fact a re-issue of the 1974 Saturn vinyl album "Outer Spaceways Incorporated" album. Material of this album has found its way to a number of Saturn vinyl releases, and after hearing it, I can understand why. This is great stuff.

Recorded in 1966 / 1967 in New York City at a time when the band was having a Monday night residency at Pookie's Pub on the Lower East Side. Yes, that's around the same time that The Mothers Of Invention were playing at The Garrick...
I think it's only about a week ago that someone posed the question (over at the Zappateers site) if Sun Ra & His Arkestra and the Mothers Of Invention had been aware of each other...

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