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Artist: Black Sun Ensemble
Title: Raga Del Sol
Format: LP
Label: COOL CULT RECORDS
Catalog Number:398
Barcode:889397893989 itemnumber=1000124291
Price: $25.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: ROCK
Release Date: 11/15/2019
Availability: Not Currently In Stock
Return Eligibility: NON-RETURNABLE
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The guitarist and sitar player Jesus Acedo formed the psychedelic rock band Black Sun Ensemble in his hometown of Tucson, Arizona, in 1984. With Michael Glidewell on subtle bass accompaniment and John Brett on minimalist drums and tabla, Acedo presided over a diverse range of instrumental set pieces that hearkened to a mythical past. Their self-titled debut album was pressed in small numbers in 1985, followed swiftly by the cassette-only release Ragas Del Sol in 1987. Now with John’s brother Robert on additional percussion, Raga Del Sol continues the diverse theme of its predecessor and among the many highlights are “Golden Rays,” which pits Acedo’s sitar melody against a shining violin line from Bridget Keating, and the haunting alternate of “Dove Of The Desert” has Acedo’s reverberating guitar again offset by Keating’s mournful violin. A major force in the psychedelic revival that went on to heavily influence American rock, Black Sun Ensemble remain a legendary cult act, with Raga Del Sol their most sought-after release.

Track Listing
Side One

 1. 
Xyz

 2. 
Mayan Dance

 3. 
Arabinan Nights

 4. 
Emerald Eye

 5. 
Ragat Ta Del Sol

 6. 
Spanish Rain


Side Two

 1. 
Bleeding Heart

 2. 
Clear Yellow Days

 3. 
Las Jarras

 4. 
Mandolin Winds

 5. 
She’s A Rainbow

 6. 
Raga Del Sol

 7. 
Dove Of The Desert

 8. 
Sands Of Time



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