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Ronnie Boykins

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Ronnie Boykins

Ronnie Boykins has been played on NTS in shows including Martyn's Darkest Light, featured first on 29 March 2018. Songs played include The Will Come, Is Now and Demon's Dance.

Ronnie Boykins (1935 - April 20, 1980) was a jazz bassist most noted for his work with the Sun Ra Arkestra in the 1950s and 1960s.

Boykins grew up in Chicago and played bass for musicians such as Muddy Waters and Jimmy Witherspoon.

He joined the Arkestra during the Chicago period, travelled with them to Canada and then to New York City. Boykins has been described as "the pivot around which much of Sun Ra's music revolved…

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The Will Come, Is Now
Ronnie Boykins
ESP Disk1975
The Will Come, Is Now
Ronnie BoykinsESP Disk1975
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Demon's Dance
Ronnie Boykins
ESP Disk1975
Demon's Dance
Ronnie BoykinsESP Disk1975
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