Sun Ra «Space is the Place» 1972-4.

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Space Is the Place is an 82-minute film made in 1974. It was produced by Jim Newman, directed by John Coney, written by Joshua Smith and features Sun Ra and his Arkestra. An alternate title is Sun Ra & His Intergalactic Solar Arkestra: Space Is the Place. A soundtrack for the film was released on Evidence Records

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«Outer space is a pleasant place
A place where you can be free
There's no limit to the things you can do
Your thought is free and your life is worthwhile
Space is the Place.»

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«Ra's overriding concern was that NASA had launched a program which would result in the segregation of space especially as he had seen the US space program first take shape in the segragated town of Huntsville, Alabama.»