John Coltrane Ballads (Deluxe Edition)(APE+CUE)

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John Coltrane Ballads (Deluxe Edition)(APE+CUE)

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Name:John Coltrane Ballads (Deluxe Edition)(APE+CUE)

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John Coltrane - Ballads (Deluxe Edition)(APE+CUE)

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Throughout John Coltrane's discography there are a handful of decisive and controversial albums that split his listening camp into factions. Generally, these occur in his later-period works such as Om and Ascension, which push into some pretty heady blowing. As a contrast, Ballads is often criticized as too easy, and as too much of a compromise between Coltrane and Impulse! (the two had just entered into the first year of label representation). Seen as an answer to critics who found his work complicated with too many notes and too thin a concept, Ballads has even been accused of being a record that Coltrane didn't want to make. These conspiracy theories (and there are more) really just get in the way of enjoying a perfectly fine album of Coltrane doing what he always did -- explore new avenues and modes in an inexhaustible search for personal and artistic enlightenment. With Ballads, he looks into the warmer side of things, a path he would take with both Johnny Hartman (on John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman) and with Duke (on Duke Ellington and John Coltrane). Here he lays out for McCoy Tyner mostly, and the results positively shimmer at times. He's not aggressive, and he's not extroverted. Instead, he's introspective and at times even predictable, but that is precisely the draw of Ballads. In 2002, Impulse! re-released both Ballads and Coltrane, each with a bonus disc of mostly unreleased tape. The bonus disc for Ballads contains no less than five versions of "Greensleeves" and seven versions of "It's Easy to Remember," plus two alternate versions of other album tracks. While far too much for the casual fan, the more adventurous Coltrane obsessive will appreciate sometimes slightly more aggressive and exploratory versions of the aforementioned tunes. Even then though, the repetitive nature of this situation doesn't really lend itself to repeated listens.

John Coltrane (soprano and tenor saxophone); McCoy Tyner (piano); Jimmy Garrison (bass); Elvin Jones (drums).

Track Listing:
01 Say It (Over and Over Again)
02 You Don't Know What Love Is
03 Too Young to Go Steady
04 All or Nothing at All
05 I Wish I Knew
06 What's New?
07 It's Easy to Remember
08 Nancy (with the Laughing Face)

01 They Say It's Wonderful
02 All or Nothing at All
03 Greensleeves
04 Greensleeves
05 Greensleeves
06 Greensleeves - (45-rpm Take)
07 Greensleeves
08 It's Easy to Remember
09 It's Easy to Remember
10 It's Easy to Remember
11 It's Easy to Remember
12 It's Easy to Remember
13 It's Easy to Remember
14 It's Easy to Remember

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