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Classic Album Sundays Episode 4: John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme

First broadcast date: 5 March 2017

Founded by radio host, music producer, label owner and journalist, Colleen “Cosmo” Murphy, Classic Album Sundays allows listeners to fully immerse themselves into an album by exploring its context, the making of and a full replay of the album on vinyl.

This week we explore one of the most pivotal jazz records of all time, Love Supreme by John Coltrane. Released in 1965 by Impulse! Records, it is still considered to be one of the greatest albums of all time, as well as Coltrane’s greatest masterpiece.

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Tracklist

John Coltrane – Acknowledgment (Alt Take) [Impulse] // US
Charlie Parker – Ko-Ko [Savoy Records] // US
Charlie Parker – Bilie’s Bounce [Savoy Records] // US
Miles Davis Quintet – Trane’s Blues [Prestige] // US
Thelonious Monk – Monk’s Modd [Prestige] // US
Miles Davis – Straight No Chaser [Columbia] // US
Miles Davis – Blue In Green [Columbia] // US
Louis Armstrong – Sometimes I feel Like a Motherless Child [Brunswick] // UK
Ravi Shankar – Kafi Holi [AMIGA] // Germany
John Coltrane – Giant Steps [Atlantic] // US
John Coltrane – Naima [Atlantic] // US
John Coltrane – My Favourite Things [Atlantic] // UK
Alice Coltrane – Journey in Satchidananda [Impulse!, ABC Records] // US
John Coltrane – Acknowledgement [Impulse] // US
John Coltrane – Resolution [Impulse] // US
John Coltrane – Pursuance [Impulse] // US
John Coltrane – Psalm [Impulse] // US

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