Format: 5xLP (180g)
Available officially for the first time, Revelations includes two hours of never-before-heard Albert Ayler recordings presented for the first time chronologically. Featuring some of the last recordings Ayler made before his passing in 1970. This is a major event in the music world, released in collaboration with INA France and the Maeght Foundation. 5 LPs are split into a double gatefold and trifold jacket with both housed in a deluxe slipcase. Also included is a 12 x 12 booklet featuring essays by Ben Young and co-producers Jeff Lederer and Zev Feldman, interviews with jazz icons Sonny Rollins, Archie Shepp and a host of others, plus never-before-seen photographs from the concerts. Transferred from the original Radio France tape reels by INA. Mastered for vinyl by legendary sound engineer Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio and pressed on 180-gram vinyl.
LP 1: A1. MUSIC IS THE HEALING FORCE OF THE UNIVERSE A2. BIRTH OF MIRTH A3. MASONIC INBORN B1. REVELATIONS 1 B2. OH! LOVE OF LIFE B3. ISLAND HARVEST B4. HEART LOVE B5. GHOSTS - PART 1 LP 2: C1. GHOSTS – PART 2 C2. LOVE CRY C3. DESERT BLOOD D1. REVELATIONS 2 D2. REVELATIONS 3 D3. REVELATIONS 4 LP 3 E1. SPEAKING IN TONGUES - SET CLOSER FROM JULY 25 SHOW E2. TRUTH IS MARCHING IN E3. ZION HILL, AKA UNIVERSAL MESSAGE E4. AGAIN COMES THE RISING OF THE SUN F1. HOLY FAMILY F2. REVELATIONS 5 – PART 1 LP 4: G1. REVELATIONS 5 – PARTS 2 & 3 G2. IN HEART ONLY G3. REVELATIONS 6 H1. A MAN IS LIKE A TREE H2. HOLY HOLY LP 5: I1. SPIRITS REJOICE I2. SPIRITS J1. THANK GOD FOR WOMEN J2. SPIRITUAL REUNION J3. MUSIC IS THE HEALING FORCE OF THE UNIVERSE J4. MARY MARIA VOCAL ANNOUNCEMENT/ CURTAIN CALL