Amiri Baraka on "This Planet Is Doomed: The Science Fiction Poetry of Sun Ra"

September 25, 2011

Amiri Baraka is a celebrated poet, playwright and activist.  He's also the author of the foreword to the book, "This Planet Is Doomed: The Science Fiction Poetry of Sun Ra."  The book is a collection of poems by Sun Ra, the innovative band leader and composer. Baraka spoke to Steve Paulson about Sun Ra's music and poetry.

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Thank you for this segment of your show. This has been well overdue. Been listening to Sun Ra for many, many years. Thank you again.

Amen to Phillip's comment. I had a girlfriend whose son played bass with Sun Ra. Space is the Place!