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John Coltrane and the Legacy of an Album


Beyond a Love Supreme:
John Coltrane and the Legacy of an Album

In Beyond a Love Supreme: John Coltrane and the Legacy of an Album, author and jazz professor Tony Whyton provides a detailed analysis of this legendary album. He attempts to interpret it in a spiritual context, comparing it to some of Coltrane’s later work. Recorded in 1964, A Love Supreme, sold more than a half million copies by the 1970s, and many people, even today, believe it is one of the greatest albums ever recorded.

Beyond a Love Supreme: John Coltrane and the Legacy of an Album,
by Tony Whyton, Oxford University Press, New York, NY.

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