4 January 2012

Sonny Sharrock - Space Ghost Coast to Coast



I was quite delighted to come across an unknown Sharrock in the Vitous post below, so just to follow up on that pleasant discovery, here is the last commercial release from Sharrock before his untimely passing away in 1994. This was done for the Cartoon Network TV channel, basically Sharrock and a drummer, but with a bassist and a bit of vocal on the first two tracks. Unmistakably Sharrocky throughout on this, whatchamacallit, EP, I spose. Good rocking stuff!

01. Hit Single
02. Cinnamon Ghost
03. Out To Launch
04. Fear Of A Ghost Planet
05. Rocket #99
06. Ghost Planet National Anthem

According to Discogs, these are the players (though undisclosed on the actual cd):

Bass, Horns – Eddie Horst
Drums – Lance Carter
Guitar – Sonny Sharrock
Vocals – Alfreda Gerald

This has been doing the rounds on blogs in mp3 format, but as this is off my own cd, we'll settle for flac. No second best solution here!

26 comments:

kinabalu said...
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1009 said...

Wow -- did not think I'd see this in FLAC any time soon. I really enjoy this record.

apf said...

Thank you!

Lucky said...

thanks for the upgrade, kinabalu! first heard this years ago as contribution at orang aural - not really a major record, but still good enough to compete with most guitar players.

cheers :)

Anonymous said...

never seen this one before..thanks

O Link said...

according to wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_Ghost_Coast_to_Coast_(album)

Sonny Sharrock - guitar
Lance Carter - drums
Alfreda Gerald - vocals
Eddie Horst - bass, horns, engineering

yotte said...

NICE! I didn't know of an album... but somebody posted the video last year and I snatched it up. I just put it up at Vimeo:

http://vimeo.com/34584269

Thanks to the original uploader, of course.

kinabalu said...

Thanks for the added info. It is also confirmed by the entry in Discogs, which reveals that there is a 1997 rerelease with a bonus track which I haven't seen or heard. The cd itself is largely devoid of any info on the players (except Sharrock, of course). I'll amend the main post.

Daniel Cecil said...

I squealed a bit when I saw this. FLAC ... Sonny Sharrock ... Space Ghost ... too good.

Neilliebus said...

Good heavens.

Sonny Sharrock. On the Cartoon Network.

On FLAC.

I say again, good heavens.

Stylophone 350s said...

Been hoping for a better rip of this, thanks

Anonymous said...

Thank you very much!

Berg Larsen said...

check this out -

http://blog.wfmu.org/freeform/2011/12/the-space-ghost-coast-to-coast-sonny-sharrock-tribute-episode.html

Dustin Schnozzman said...

Thanks for this. I actually bought a copy of this a few years back from an eBay seller who neglected to mention that the CD insert was missing. Is there anything printed inside the fold?

kinabalu said...

No, it's blank.

Bender said...

Thanks a lot!

peskypesky said...

love it!!! thank you.

Anonymous said...

This has been removed by the feds from the site.

kinabalu said...

Not quite. The Depositfiles and Wupload options are still functioning, though Satan knows for how long.

will_b said...

thanks so much for sharing so much awesome music, any chance of reupping this? thanks!

kinabalu said...
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onxidlib said...

Finally - through your comment at D-O I realised what is hidden in the depth of Inconstant Sol.
Kinabalu > Fierce thanks for some fierce Sonny Sharrock!

kinabalu said...

Onx, you're welcome!

The Rainbow Has a Beard said...

Just learned this even existed!! Could anyone up it again??

kinabalu said...

New link:

Adrive

The Rainbow Has a Beard said...

you're awesome, thanks bro!