Black Myth/Out in Space

Black Myth/Out in Space
Live album by Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Research Arkestra
Released 1998
Recorded October 17 and November 7, 1970
Donaueschingen Music Festival and Berlin Jazz Festival
Genre Jazz
Length 125:39
Label Motor Music
MPS 15289
Producer Joachim E. Berendt
Sun Ra chronology
It's After the End of the World
Black Myth/Out in Space
Live in London 1970

Black Myth/Out in Space is a 2CD live album by American composer, bandleader and keyboardist Sun Ra recorded in 1970 in Donaueschingen and Berlin and released on the Motor Music label in 1998.[1] Selections from the concerts were originally released in 1970 on MPS Records as It's After the End of the World but the rerelease complies both complete concerts adding more than 75 minutes of previously unissued recordings.


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In a review for Allmusic, Jason Ankeny states, "this two-disc set is far and away the definitive release of the material in question, compiling two 1970 festival appearances documenting Sun Ra at the peak of his considerable creative powers". [2]

Track listing

All compositions by Sun Ra

Disc One:

  1. "Black Forest Myth" - 3:58
  2. "Friendly Galaxy No. 2" - 5:25
  3. "Journey Through the Outer Darkness" - 12:58 previously unreleased
  4. "Strange Worlds/Black Myth/It's After the End of the World" - 15:18
  5. "We'll Wait for You" - 10:13 previously unreleased

Disc Two:

  1. "Out in Space" - 37:45 previously unreleased
  2. "Discipline Series" - 3:28 previously unreleased
  3. "Walkin' on the Moon..." - 9:02 previously unreleased
  4. "Outer Space Where I Came From" [recitation] - 0:23 previously unreleased
  5. "Watusa" - 2:44
  6. "Myth Versus Reality" - 14:59
  7. "Theme of the Stargazers" - 0:42 previously unreleased
  8. "Space Chants Medley: Second Stop Is Jupiter/Why Go to the Moon/Neptune" - 5:42 previously unreleased
  9. "We Travel the Spaceways" - 3:02 previously unreleased



  1. Sun Ra discography accessed October 28, 2015
  2. 1 2 Ankeny, Jason. Black Myth/Out in Space – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved October 28, 2015.
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