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VA - Trip To The Moon (LP)

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When the Tramp Records crew read the internet-sweeping spam/story of Nigerian Astronaut and Air Force pilot Abacha Tunde, they knew that they had to spring into action to help this unfortunate fella out. Dr. Bakare Tunde, the cousin of Abacha Tunde explained the situation as follows: "My cousin was the first African in space when he made a secret flight to the Skylab Space Station in 1979, shortly before it crashed to Earth. 19 years later he was on his second spaceflight, this time to a secret Moon Base located on the far side of the Moon. In 1999 his crew members returned to earth, but his place was taken up by return cargo. There have been occasional supply flights to keep him going since that time. Although he is in good humor, he wants to come home, now, after 20 years in space." 

After this hilarious story the idea of a compilation album was born - and "Trip To The Moon" is the result. The goal to raise three million dollars to cover the cost of Abacha Tunde's return flight may never be achieved. Nevertheless, a 41 year experience in the music business is the basis for a fantabulous track listing of 13 amazing and highly underrated Rare Grooves about the Moon!

Label: Tramp Records
12” LP
Colored Hardcover
Colored Label
Gatefold Cover

1 The Swinging Astronauts - Crazy Stockings On The Moon
2 La La Wilson Band feat. Moon Man - The Moon Man Is Back
3 The Moon-Dawgs - Baby, As Time goes By
4 Hase Câsar with Ingfried Hoffmann & His Orchestra - Wir Fliegen Weiter (Mondsong)
5 Rev. Jamel & Bob Johnson - Walking On The Moon (Men Are Starving)
6 Sidney Owens & North South Connection - Sputnik
7 Ernest & D.L. Rocco - Moon Child
8 Orchester Ambros Seelos - Mondgesicht
9 Scott Cunningham Band - Moon Child
10 Black Fox - Voyage To The Moon
11 Sunny Man Kado - Mars In 75 Pt.1

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