The London veteran collects some of his “favourite music.”

Gilles Peterson has thrown his hat in the Sun Ra compilation ring, collecting 34 tracks of cosmic jazz over two discs for Strut Records.

Gilles Peterson Presents Sun Ra And His Arkesta collects music from the catalogs of Sun Ra And His Arkestra, Sun Ra Quartet and Sun Ra solo. The compilation includes previously unreleased tracks, including a live version of ‘Space Is The Place’ — the tracklist is below, but a release date has not been announced. [via RA]

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CD1:
01. Sun Ra And His Myth- Science Arkestra- Calling Planet Earth
02. Sun Ra- Sun Song
03. The Cosmic Rays With Sun Ra And The Arkestra – Dreaming
04. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – India
05. Sun Ra And His Myth- Science Arkestra – Space Loneliness
06. Sun Ra And His Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra – Love In Outer Space
07. Sun Ra And His Myth-Science Arkestra – Adventure Equation
08. Sun Ra And His Myth-Science Arkestra – Spontaneous Simplicity
09. Sun Ra And His Myth-Science Arkestra – Brazilian Sun
10. Sun Ra Quartet – When There Is No Sun
11. Sun Ra And His Astro Infinity Arkestra – My Brother The Wind
12. Sun Ra And His Astro Arkestra – Mystery, Mr. Ra
13. Sun Ra And His Myth-Science Arkestra – Black Sky And Blue Moon
14. Sun Ra And His Myth-Science Arkestra – Watusa
15. The Sun Ra Arkestra – The World Of Africa
16. Sun Ra And His Solar Arkestra – Cluster Of Galaxies
17. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – Strange Worlds (Live in France)
18. Sun Ra And His Blue Universe Arkestra – Blackman

CD2:
01. Sun Ra And His Myth-Science Arkestra – Twilight
02. Sun Ra And His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra – Sleeping Beauty
03. Sun Ra – Moog Solo (Live in France)
04. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – They Plan To Leave
05. Sun Ra And His Solar Arkestra – Reflects Motion (Part 1)
06. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – Children Of The Sun
07. Sun Ra And His Myth-Science Arkestra – We Travel The Spaceways
08. Sun Ra And His Arkestra -Astro Black (Live in Zurich)
09. Sun Ra And His Mythic Science Arkestra – Somebody Else’s idea (Live in Paris)
10. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – I Roam The Cosmos
11. Sun Ra And His Solar Arkestra – On Jupiter
12. Sun Ra – There Are Other Worlds (They Have Not Told You Of)
13. Sun Ra And His Interglactic Arkestra – The All Of Everything
14. Sun Ra – Enlightenment
15. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – Make Another Mistake
16. Sun Ra And His Arkestra – Space Is The Place (Live in France)

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