"A singer in a smokey room, A smell of wine and cheap perfume"

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Sun Ra United States 

See also: Sun Ra And His Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Intergalactic Solar Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Myth-Science Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Our Space Arkestra.

The best album by Sun Ra is Atlantis which is ranked number 2,634 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 603.

Sun Ra is ranked number 682 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 2,480.

Members who like this artist also like: Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin and Charles Mingus.

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Sun Ra best albums

The following albums by Sun Ra are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

AtlantisUnited States Sun Ra
Year of Release:1969Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1969:60Rank Score:603
Rank in 1960s221Overall Rank:2,635
Average Rating:  74/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.

LanquidityUnited States Sun Ra
Year of Release:1978Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1978:75Rank Score:400
Rank in 1970s697Overall Rank:3,657
Average Rating:  80/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Jazz In SilhouetteUnited States Sun Ra And His Arkestra
Year of Release:1959Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1959:17Rank Score:340
Rank in 1950s85Overall Rank:4,154
Average Rating:  79/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

The Magic CityUnited States Sun Ra
Year of Release:1966Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1966:45Rank Score:191
Rank in 1960s441Overall Rank:6,478
Average Rating:  78/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

Space Is The PlaceUnited States Sun Ra
Year of Release:1973Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1973:143Rank Score:153
Rank in 1970s1,239Overall Rank:7,682
Average Rating:  79/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume OneUnited States Sun Ra
Year of Release:1965Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1965:54Rank Score:141
Rank in 1960s540Overall Rank:8,127
Average Rating:  75/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Cosmic Tones For Mental TherapyUnited States Sun Ra
Year of Release:1967Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1967:105Rank Score:91
Rank in 1960s747Overall Rank:11,835
Average Rating:  76/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Secrets Of The SunUnited States Sun Ra
Year of Release:1962Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1962:32Rank Score:91
Rank in 1960s753Overall Rank:11,885
Average Rating:  72/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Super-Sonic JazzUnited States Sun Ra
Year of Release:1957Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1957:52Rank Score:79
Rank in 1950s271Overall Rank:13,572
Average Rating:  74/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

The Futuristic Sounds Of Sun RaUnited States Sun Ra
Year of Release:1961Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1961:36Rank Score:70
Rank in 1960s876Overall Rank:14,734
Average Rating:  77/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 682

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Sun Ra ratings

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76/100 (from 8 votes)
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