John Coltrane Discography

Coltrane is rightly regarded as one of the major forces in twentieth-century jazz, a distinction made all the more remarkable by the fact that the majority of that force came in the span of a few short years, from 1960 until his death in 1967 at the age of 40. Before recording the breakthrough Giant Steps (1960), John Coltrane was known to jazz fans as the tenor saxophonist from Miles Davis’ first great quintet. A heroin addiction got him booted from the band, and Coltrane signed with Prestige Records while he cleaned up his act. The Prestige sessions have been recycled and repackaged over the years, have garnered occasional praise (some of it undeserved) and no doubt vexed numerous novices who stumbled upon them thinking they were vintage Coltrane recordings and were left wondering what the fuss was all about.

If that’s where the story ended, Coltrane would be remembered today as a good tenor saxophonist in a great band. But beginning in 1960, Coltrane seemed to invest his entire being into taking his instrument (and jazz along with it) into new dimensions. He fearlessly explored the avant-garde, African music, the conventional limits of song and (heresy of heresies!) intertwined his own deep religious beliefs into his music. Coltrane’s music from this period ranges from agitated to meditative, and features many moments of breathtaking beauty and remarkable technical achievement. Since his death, various “new” recordings have emerged (some authorized by his wife and accompanist, Alice Coltrane) as well as the usual compilations. Yes, I know, that seems like an awfully short biography, but that’s what Wikipedia’s for.

The Discography

TENOR CONCLAVE (1957)
Tenor Conclave / Just You, Just Me / Bob’s Boys / How Deep Is The Ocean? Co-credited to Hank Mobley, Al Cohn and Zoot Sims and released on elpee in 1957 in the US (Prestige, PRLP-7074). Re-released on elpee in 1962 in the US (Prestige, PRLP-7249) with a different cover. Re-released on CD in the early 1990s (Original Jazz Classics, OJCCD-127). Repackaged as On A Misty Night with Mating Call (by Tadd Dameron) on 2LP in 1978 in the US (Prestige, P-24084).

COLTRANE (1957)
Bakai / Violets For Your Furs / Time Was / Straight Street / While My Lady Sleeps / Chronic Blues. Released on elpee in 1957 in the US (Prestige, 7105). Re-released on elpee in 1982 in the US (Original Jazz Classics, OJC-20) and on CD in 1991 in the US (Original Jazz Classics, OJC20). Repackaged as First Trane with different track order. Repackaged w. Lush Life as More Lasting Than Bronze and released on 2LP and cassette in 1972 in the US (Prestige, P/5P-24014).

INTERPLAY FOR 2 TRUMPETS AND 2 TENORS (1957)
Interplay / Anatomy / Light Blue / Soul Eyes. Co-credited to Bobby Jaspar, Idrees Sulieman and Webster Young and released on elpee in 1957 in the US (Prestige, 7112). Re-released on expanded CD and cassette (feat. one bonus track, “C.T.A.”) in 1992 (Original Jazz Classics, OJCCD/OJC5-292). Repackaged as Jazz Interplay with Mal 2 (by Mal Waldron) and released on 2LP in 1964 in the US (Prestige, PR-7341) with gatefold cover, co-credited to Coltrane, Waldron, Kenny Burrell and Jackie McLean. Re-released with Dakar on 2LP in 1981 in the US (Prestige, P-24104) and on 2LP, CD and cassette in 1992 (Original Jazz Classics, OJC/OJCCD/OJC5-393).

BLUE TRAIN (1957)
Blue Train / Moment’s Notice / Locomotion / I’m Old Fashioned / Lazy Bird. Released on elpee in December 1957 in the US (Blue Note, 53428). Re-released on stereo elpee in 1973 in the US (Blue Note, BST-81577). Re-released on elpee and cassette in 1987 in the US (Blue Note, B1/B4-81577). Re-released on CD (Blue Note, B2-46095) and in 1991 in the US (Mobile Fidelity, UDCD-547). Re-released as The Ultimate Blue Train on expanded CD (feat. two bonus tracks + CD-ROM with interviews) in 1997 in the US (Blue Note, 53428).

JOHN COLTRANE WITH THE RED GARLAND TRIO (1958)
Traneing In / Slow Dance // Bass Blues / You Leave Me Breathless / Soft Lights And Sweet Music. Released on elpee in 1958 in the US (Prestige, 7123). Repackaged as Traneing In and released on elpee in 1968 in the US (Prestige, 7651). Re-released on elpee in 1973 in Japan (Prestige, LPR-88023). Re-released on elpee, CD and cassette in 1991 in the US (Original Jazz Classics, OJC/OJCCD/OJC5-189). Repackaged with Soultrane as John Coltrane on 2LP and cassette in 1972 in the US (Prestige, P/5P-24003).

WHEELIN’ AND DEALIN’ (1958)
Things Ain’t What They Used To Be / Wheelin’ (take 2) / Wheelin’ / Robbins Nest / Dealin’ (take 2) / Dealin’. Credited to The Prestige All-Stars and released on elpee in 1958 in the US (Prestige, PRLP 7131). Re-released on elpee in 1964 in the US (New Jazz, NJLP 8327). Re-released on CD and cassette in 1991 (Original Jazz Classics, OJCCD/OJC5-672).

SOULTRANE (1958)
Good Bait / I Want To Talk About You // You Say You Care / Theme For Ernie / Russian Lullaby. Released on elpee in 1958 in the US (Prestige, 7142). Re-released on mono elpee in 1982 in the US (Original Jazz Classics, OJC-021). Re-released on CD and cassette in 1991 in the US (Original Jazz Classics, OJCCD/OJC5-21).

CATTIN’ WITH COLTRANE AND QUINICHETTE (1959)
Cattin’ / Sunday / Exactly Like You / Anatomy / Vodka. Released on elpee in 1959 in the US (Prestige, 7158). Re-released on expanded CD and cassette (with bonus track, “Tea For Two”) in 1991 (Original Jazz Classics, OJCCD/OJC5-460) and on expanded CD in 1995 (DCC, 1085).

GIANT STEPS (1960)
Giant Steps / Cousin Mary / Countdown / Spiral // Syeeda’s Song Flute / Naima / Mr. P.C. Released on mono elpee in 1960 in the US (Atlantic) and the UK (London, LTZ-K 15197). Re-released on elpee in 1976 in Germany (Atlantic, ATL-50239). Re-released on CD in 1994 in the US (Mobile Fidelity, 605). Re-released on expanded CD and cassette (feat. 5 bonus alternate takes) in 1992 in the US (Atlantic, SD/CS-1311). Re-released as Deluxe Edition (feat. 8 bonus alternate takes) in 1998 (Rhino, 75203).

LUSH LIFE (1960)
Like Someone In Love / I Love You / Trane’s Slo Blues / Lush Life / I Hear A Rhapsody. Originally recorded in 1958 and released on elpee in 1960 in the US (Prestige, 7188). Re-released on elpee (feat. rechanneled stereo) in the US (Prestige, PR-7581). Re-released on CD and cassette in 1991 (Original Jazz Classics, OJCCD/OJC5-131). Re-released on elpee and CD in 1997 (DCC, 2032/1108).

THE BEST OF JOHN COLTRANE VOL. 1 (1960)
Good Bait / Soul Junction / ‘Round About Midnight / ‘Trane’s Slo Blues / Lush Life. Compilation released on elpee in 1960 in Japan (Top Rank, MJ-7035).

COLTRANE JAZZ (1961)
Little Old Lady / Village Blues / My Shining Hour / Fifth House / Harmonique / Like Sonny / I’ll Wait And Pray / Some Other Blues. Released on elpee in February 1961 in the US (Atlantic, 1354). Re-released on CD and cassette in 1992 in the US (Atlantic, SD/CS-1354). Re-released on expanded CD (feat. 4 bonus alternate takes) in 2000 (Rhino, 79891).

MY FAVORITE THINGS (1961)
My Favorite Things / Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye / Summertime / But Not For Me. Released on elpee in 1961 in the US (Atlantic, SD-1361). Re-released on elpee in 1971 in Japan (Atlantic, P-6030A) and in 1972 in France (Atlantic, 40 287). Re-released on CD and cassette in 1992 in the US (Atlantic, SD/CS-1361), on CD in 1994 (Four Star, 40071), in 1998 (Rhino, 75204) and in 2000 (WEA International, 75350).

AFRICA/BRASS (1961)
Africa / Greensleeves / Blues Minor. Released on elpee in 1961 in the US (Impulse!, A-6). Re-released on stereo elpee in 1972 in the US (MCA, AS-6). Re-released w. Africa/Brass Sessions, Vol. 2 as Africa Brass Sessions, Vols. 1 & 2 on CD and cassette in 1990 (MCA, MCAD/MCAC-42001).

SETTIN’ THE PACE (1961)
I See Your Face Before Me / If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You // Little Melonae / Rise ‘N’ Shine. Originally recorded in 1958 and released on elpee in 1961 in the US (Prestige, 7213). Re-released on elpee in the 1970s in Japan (Prestige, LPJ-80016). Repackaged as Trane’s Reign and released on elpee in the US (Prestige, PRT 7746). Repackaged w. The Last Trane as Rain Or Shine and released on 2LP in 1980 in the US (Prestige, P-24094). Re-released on elpee, CD and cassette (Original Jazz Classics, OJC/OJCCD/OJC5-078). Re-released on CD in 1998 (JVC, 202).

BAGS & TRANE (1961)
Bags & Trane / Three Little Words / The Night We Called It A Day / Be-Bop / The Late Late Blues. Co-credited to Milt Holland and released on elpee in December 1961. Re-released on elpee in the 1970s in the US (Atlantic, SD-1368).

OLE COLTRANE (1962)
Ole / Dahomey Dance / Aisha. Released on elpee in 1962 in the US (Atlantic, SD-1373). Re-released on elpee in 1972 in Japan (Atlantic, P-6052A). Re-released on CD and cassette in 1992 in the US (Atlantic, SD/CS-1373). Re-released on expanded CD (feat. one bonus track, “Original Untitled Ballad”) in 2000 (Rhino, 79965).

COLTRANE PLAYS THE BLUES (1962)
Blues To Elvin / Blues To Bechet / Blues To You / Mr. Day / Mr. Syms / Mr. Knight. Originally recorded on October 24, 1960 and released on elpee in July 1962 in the US (Atlantic, SD-1382). Re-released on CD and cassette in the US (Atlantic, SD/CS-1382). Re-released on expanded CD (feat. 5 bonus tracks) on September 19, 2000 in the US (Rhino, 79966).

LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD (1962)
Live tracks: Spiritual / Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise / Chasin’ The Trane. Released on elpee in 1962 in the US (Impulse!, A-10). Re-released on CD and cassette in 1992 in the US (Impulse!/MCA, MCAD/MCAC-39136). Re-released on CD in 1998 (Impulse!, 251).

COLTRANE (1962)
Out of This World / Soul Eyes / The Inchworm / Tunji / Miles’ Mode. Released on elpee in 1962 in the US (Impulse!, 21). Re-released on elpee in 1980 in Japan (MCA/Impulse!, VIM-5642). Re-released on CD and cassette (MCA/Impulse!, MCAD/MCAC-5883), on 180g vinyl elpee and CD in 1997 (GRP Impulse, IMP-215), on CD on August 14, 2001 (Impulse!, 9006) and on 180g vinyl 45 rpm 2LP on November 17, 2009 in the US (Analogue Productions, B001208101). Re-released on expanded 2CD (feat. 10 bonus tracks) on March 26, 2002 (Impulse!).

DUKE ELLINGTON & JOHN COLTRANE (1962)
In A Sentimental Mood / Take The Coltrane / Big Nick / Stevie // My Little Brown Book / Angelica / The Feeling of Jazz. Co-credited to Duke Ellington and released on elpee in 1962 in the US (Impulse!). Re-released on elpee in 1973 in the US (ABC/Impulse, A-30), on elpee in Israel (ABC, AS-30), in 1976 in Japan (ABC/Impulse, YS-8503-AI), in 1980 in Japan (MCA, VIM-4608), on 200g vinyl elpee in 2007 in Japan (Universal, UCJU-9077) and on 180g vinyl 45 rpm 2LP in 2010 in the US (Universal, B0013678-01).

STANDARD COLTRANE (1962)
Don’t Take Your Love From Me / I’ll Get By / Spring Is Here / Invitation. Originally recorded in 1958 and released on elpee in 1962 in the US (Prestige, 7243). Re-released on elpee, CD and cassette in 1991 (Original Jazz Classics, OJC/OJCCD/OJC5-246).

BALLADS (1963)
Say It (Over And Over Again) / You Don’t Know What Love Is / Too Young To Go Steady / All Or Nothing At All / I Wish I Knew / What’s New? / It’s Easy To Remember / Nancy (With The Laughing Face). Released on elpee in 1963 in the US (Impulse!, A-32). Re-released on elpee, CD and cassette (Impulse!/MCA, MCA/MCAD/MCAC-5885), on CD and cassette in 1995 (GRP/Impulse!, GRD/GRC-156), on CD in 1998 in the US (Mobile Fidelity, 731). Re-released on expanded 2CD (feat. 14 bonus tracks) on March 26, 2002 (Impulse!, 589548).

IMPRESSIONS (1963)
India / Up ‘Gainst The Wall / Impressions / After The Rain / Dear Old Stockholm. Released on elpee in 1963 in the US (Impulse!). Re-released on CD and cassette (Impulse!/MCA, MCAD/MCAC-5887) and on CD on August 14, 2001 (Impulse!, 9011).

JOHN COLTRANE AND JOHNNY HARTMAN (1963)
They Say It’s Wonderful / Dedicated To You / My One And Only Love / Lush Life / You Are Too Beautiful / Autumn Serenade. Released on elpee in 1963 in the US (Impulse!). Re-released on elpee in 1980 in Japan (MCA, VIM-4607), in the 1980s in the UK (MCA Impulse, MCA-5661) and on 200g vinyl elpee in 2007 in Japan (Universal, UCJU-9076). Re-released on CD and cassette in 1986 in the US (MCA Impulse, MCAD/MCAC-5661) and on CD in 1999 in the US (Mobile Fidelity, UDCD-740).

STARDUST (1963)
Stardust / Time After Time // Love Thy Neighbor / Then I’ll Be Tired of You. Originally recorded in 1958 and released on mono elpee in 1963 in the US (Prestige, 7268). Re-released on stereo elpee in the 1970s in Japan (Prestige, LPR-88056).

DAKAR (1963)
Dakar / Mary’s Blues / Route 4 / Velvet Scene / Witches Pit / Cat Walk. Originally recorded in 1957 and released on elpee in 1963 in the US (Prestige, PRST-7280).

KENNY BURRELL & JOHN COLTRANE (1963)
Freight Trane /  I Never Knew / Lyresto / Why Was I Born? / Big Paul. Released on elpee in May 1963 in the US (New Jazz, NJ 8276). Re-released on elpee in 1967 in the US (Prestige, PRLP 7532).

COLTRANE’S SOUND (1964)
The Nights Has A Thousand Eyes / Central Park West / Liberia / Body And Soul / Equinox / Satellite. Originally recorded in 1960 and released on elpee in 1964 in the US (Atlantic, SD-1419). Re-released on CD and cassette in the US (Atlantic, SD/CS-1419). Re-released on expanded CD (feat. two bonus tracks) in 1999 in the US (Rhino, 75588).

LIVE AT BIRDLAND (1964)
Afro Blue / I Want To Talk About You / The Promise / Alabama / Your Lady. Released on elpee in 1964 in the US Impulse!). Re-released on elpee, CD and cassette (Impulse!/MCA, MCA/MCAD/MCAC-33109). Re-released on expanded CD (feat. one bonus track, “Villa”) in 2000 (label unknown, 10034)

THE BELIEVER (1964)
The Believer / Nakatina Serenade / Do I Love You Because You’re Beautiful? Released on elpee in 1964 in the US (Prestige, P-7292). Re-released on expanded CD (feat. two bonus tracks, “Filidia,” “Paul’s Pal”) in 1996 (Original Jazz Classics, 876).

CRESCENT (1964)
Crescent / Wise One / Bessie’s Blues / Lonnie’s Lament / The Drum Thing. Released on elpee in 1964 in the US (Impulse!, A-66). Re-released on CD and cassette in 1992 in the US (Impulse!/MCA, MCAD/MCAC-5889).

BLACK PEARLS (1964)
Black Pearls / Lover, Come Back To Me // Sweet Sapphire Blues. Originally recorded in 1958 and released on elpee in August 1964 in the US (Prestige, PRLP 7316). Re-released on elpee, CD and cassette in 1991 (Original Jazz Classics, OJC/OJCD/OJC5-352). Re-packaged with THE BELIEVER on 2LP in 1974 in the UK (Prestige, PR-24037).

A LOVE SUPREME (1965)
Part 1 – Acknowledgment / Part 2 – Resolution / Part 3 – Pursuance / Part 4 – Psalm. Released on elpee in February 1965 in the US (Impulse!, AS-77). Re-released on elpee in 1975 in the UK (Impulse!, IMPL-8001). Re-released on elpee, CD and cassette in 1992 in the US (Impulse!/MCA, MCA/MCAD/MCAC-5660), on elpee and CD in 1995 (GRP/Impulse!, 155) and on CD in 2001 (Impulse!, 9002).

THE JOHN COLTRANE QUARTET PLAYS (1965)
Chim Chim Cheree / Brazilia / Nature Boy / Song of Praise. Released on elpee in 1965 in the US (Impulse!, A-85). Re-released on elpee in 1982 in Japan (MCA, VIM-4652). Re-released on CD (MCA, MCAD-33110) and on elpee and CD in 1997 (Impulse!, 214).

BAHIA (1965)
Bahia / Goldsboro Express / My Ideal / I’m A Dreamer, Aren’t We All? / Something I Dreamed Last Night. Originally recorded in 1958 and released on elpee in 1965 in the US (Prestige, 7353). Re-released on elpee, CD and cassette (Original Jazz Classics, OJC/OJCD/OJC5-415).

THE LAST TRANE (1965)
Lover / Slowtrane // By The Numbers / Come Rain Or Come Shine. Originally recorded in 1957/8 and released on elpee in 1965 in the US (Prestige, PRLP 7378). Re-released on CD and cassette in 1992 (Original Jazz Classics, OJCD/OJC5-394).

ASCENSION (1966)
Ascension Part One // Ascension Part Two. Released on elpee in February 1966 in the US (Impulse!, AS-95). Re-released on elpee in 1980 in Japan (MCA, VIM-4624), Re-released on CD in 2000 (Impulse!, 543413).

MEDITATIONS (1966)
The Father And The Son And The Holy Ghost / Compassion / Love / Consequences / Serenity. Released on elpee in September 1966 in the US (Impluse!, AS-9110). Re-released on elpee in 1980 in the US (MCA, A-9110). Re-released on CD and cassette in 1992 in the US (MCA, Impulse!, MCAD/MCAC-39139) and on CD in 1996 in the US (GRP, Impulse!, 199).

NEW THING AT NEWPORT (1966)
Live tracks: Spoken Introduction To John Coltrane’s Set / One Down One Up / Rufus (Swung His Face At Last To The Wind, Then His Neck Snapped) // Les Matin Des Noire / Scag / Call Me By My Rightful Name. Co-credited to Archie Shepp and released on elpee in 1966 in the US (Impulse!). Re-released on CD in 1992 in the US (GRP/Impulse!, GRD-105) and in 2000 (Impulse!, 543414).

THE AVANT-GARDE (1966)
Cherryco / Focus On Sanity / The Blessing / The Invisible / Bemsha Swing. Co-credited to Don Cherry, originally recorded in 1960 and released on elpee in 1966 in the US (Atlantic, 1451). Re-released on elpee in 1982 in the US (Atlantic Jazzlore, 90041). Re-released on CD in 2000 (Rhino, 79892).

LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD AGAIN! (1966)
Live tracks: Naima / Introduction To My Favorite Things / My Favorite Things. Released on elpee in December 1966 in the US (Impulse!, 9124). Re-released on CD in 1997 in the US (GRP/Impulse!, 213).

JOHN COLTRANE PLAYS FOR LOVERS (1966)
On A Misty Night / Violets For Your Furs / Like Someone In Love / I Love You / You Leave Me Breathless / Time After Time. Released on elpee in 1966 in the US (Prestige, 7426).

KULU SÉ MAMA (1967)
Kulu Sé Mama (Juno Sé Mama) // Vigil / Welcome. Released on elpee in 1967 in the US (Impulse!, AS-9106) with gatefold cover. Re-released on CD in 2001 (Impulse!, 9009). Re-released on expanded CD (w. 3 bonus tracks) in 2000 (Impulse!, 543412).

EXPRESSION (1967)
Ogunde / To Be / Offering / Expression. Released on elpee in September 1967 in the US (Impulse!, 9120). Re-released on expanded CD (with one bonus track, “Number One”) in 1993 in the US (GRP, Impulse!, 131).

COLTRANE TIME (1967)
Shifting Down / Just Friends / Like Someone In Love / Double Clutching. Originally released as Stereo Drive (credited to Cecil Taylor) on elpee in 1959, repackaged as Coltrane Time (credited to John Coltrane) and released on elpee in 1967 in Japan (United Artists Jazz, YS-916-UAJ). Re-released on CD on June 18, 1991 (Blue Note, B2-84461).

OM (1968)
Om, Part 1 // Om, Part 2. Originally recorded in 1965 and released on elpee in 1968 in the US (Impulse!). Re-released on elpee, CD and cassette (MCA/Impulse!, MCA/MCAD/MCAC-39118).

SELFLESSNESS (1969)
Live tracks: My Favorite Things // I Want To Talk About You / Selflessness. Live material recorded in 1963 and 1965 and released on elpee in 1969 in the US (ABC/Impulse!, AS-9161) and in the UK (Impulse!, SIPL 522). Re-issued on elpee in the mid 1970s in the US (ABC/Impulse!, AS-9161 with green/blue label) and Japan (ABC/Impulse!, YP-8561-A1). Re-released on elpee in the US (MCA/Impulse!, MCA 29026). Re-released on CD in 2011 in the US (Impulse!/Verve, B0015830-02).

2 TENORS (1969)
Weeja / On It // Polka Dots And Moonbeams / Avalon. Originally released as Informal Jazz (credited to Elmo Hope) in 1956 , repackaged as 2 Tenors (credited to John Coltrane with Hank Mobley) and released on elpee in 1969 in the US (Prestige, P-7670).

TRANSITION (1970)
Transition / Dear Lord // Suite (Prayer And Meditation: Day, Peace And After, Prayer And Meditation: Evening, Affirmation, Prayer And Meditation: 4 A.M.). Originally recorded in 1965 and released on elpee in 1970 in the US (Impulse!, AS-9195). Re-released on expanded CD and cassette (feat. “Welcome” and “Vigil,” minus “Dear Lord”) in 1993 (GRP/Impulse!, GRD/GRC-124).

THE BEST OF JOHN COLTRANE (1970)
My Favorite Things / Naima / Giant Steps // Equinox / Cousin Mary / Central Park West. Compilation released on elpee in February 1970 in the US (Atlantic, SD 1541) and Japan (Atlantic, MT-2018).

THE COLTRANE LEGACY (1970)
26-2 / To Her Ladyship / Untitled Original // Centerpiece / Stairway To The Stars / Blues Legacy. Compilation released on elpee and cassette in 1970 in the US (Atlantic, SD/CS 1553) and Japan (Atlantic, MT-2034).

THE BEST OF JOHN COLTRANE: HIS GREATEST YEARS (1970)
Africa / Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise / Soul Eyes / After The Rain / Afro Blue / Alabama / My Favorite Things / Bessie’s Blues / Psalm (A Love Supreme, Part 4) / Kulu Se Mama (Juno Se Mama) / Naima / Om. Compilation released on 2LP in 1971 in the US (MCA/Impulse!, AS-9200).

LIVE IN SEATTLE (1971)
Live tracks: Cosmos / Out of This World / Body And Soul / Tapestry In Sound // Evolution / Afro-Blue. Originally recorded in 1965 and released on 2LP in 1971 in the US (Impulse!, 9202). Re-released on 2CD in 1994 in the US (GRP/Impulse!, 146).

SUN SHIP (1971)
Sun Ship / Dearly Beloved / Amen / Attaining / Ascent. Originally recorded in 1965 and released on elpee in 1971 in the US (Impulse!, AS-9211) and Japan (Impulse!, IMP-88129). Re-released on CD (Impulse!, 167).

INFINITY (1972)
Peace On Earth / Living Space / Joy / Leo. Released on elpee in 1972 in the US (Impulse!,  AS-9225).

THE BEST OF JOHN COLTRANE: HIS GREATEST YEARS, VOL. 2 (1972)
Greensleeves / India / Miles’ Mode / Big Nick / Promise / Chim Chim Cheree / Opening Sections of Ascension / Opening Sections of The Father And The Son And The Holy Ghost / Manifestation / Ogunde. Compilation released on 2LP and 2CS in 1972 in the US (MCA/Impulse!, MCAC2-4132).

THE ART OF JOHN COLTRANE: THE ATLANTIC YEARS (1973)
Syeeda’s Song Flute / Aisha / Countdown / Mr. Knight / My Shining Hour / Blues To Bechet // The Invisible / My Favorite Things / Giant Steps / Central Park West / Like Sonny / Body And Soul. Compilation released on 2LP and 2CS in 1973 in the US (Atlantic, SD2/CS2-213) with gatefold cover.

COLTRANOLOGY (1973)
My Favorite Things / Blue Train / Naima / Impressions. Compilation released on elpee in 1973 in Japan (BYG, YX-2039).

LIVE IN PARIS PART 1 (1974)
Live tracks: Naima / Afro Blue / Impressions. Originally recorded live in 1962 an released on elpee in 1974 in Japan (BYG, YX-2026).

THE AFRICA BRASS SESSIONS, VOL. 2 (1974)
Song of The Underground Railroad / Greensleeves // Africa. Originally recorded in 1961 and released on elpee in 1974 in the US (MCA/Impulse!, 9273) and Japan (Impulse!, IMP-88195). Re-released on elpee in 1976 in Japan (ABC/Impulse, YS-8507-AI). Re-released and CD and cassette (MCA/Impulse!, MCAD/MCAC-42232).

THE BEST OF JOHN COLTRANE: HIS GREATEST YEARS, VOL. 3 (1974)
Dear Lord / Chasin’ The Trane / Up ‘Gainst The Wall / Crescent / Nature Boy // Welcome / Cosmos / Dedicated To You / Expression / Living Space. Compilation released on 2LP in 1974 in the US (ABC/Impulse!, ASH-9278-2) with gatefold cover. Re-released on 2LP in 1980 in the US (MCA/Impulse!, 2-4133) with gatefold cover.

INTERSTELLAR SPACE (1974)
Mars / Venus / Jupiter / Saturn. Originally recorded in 1967 and released on elpee in 1974 in the US (Impulse!). Re-released on expanded CD (with two bonus tracks) in 1992 in the US (GRP/Impulse!, GRD-110) and in 2000 (Impulse!, 543415).

TRANE TRACKS (1974)
Exotica / One And Four / Simple Life / Essil’s Dance / Doxy / I Talk To The Trees // Suspended Sentence / Minor Strain / A Bid For Sid / Yesterdays / Oleo / Angel Eyes. Released on 2LP in 1974 in the US (Trip, TX-5001).

HIGH STEP (1975)
Dexterity / Stablemates / Easy To Love / Visitation / John Paul Jones / Eastbound / Nita / Just For The Love // We Six / Omicron / High Step / Trane’s Station / Nixon, Dixon And Yates Blues. Compilation co-credited to Paul Chambers and released on 2LP in 1975 in the US (Blue Note, 4512).

THE GENTLE SIDE OF JOHN COLTRANE (1975)
Soul Eyes / What’s New / Welcome / Nancy / My Little Brown Book / Lush Life / Wise One // Alabama / My One And Only Love / I Want To Talk About You / Dear Lord / After The Rain / In A Sentimental Mood / The Spiritual. Compilation released on 2LP in 1975 in the US (MCA/Impulse!, 2-4136) and the UK (Impulse!, IMPD-901) with gatefold cover.

ALTERNATE TAKES (1975)
Features alternate takes of the following tracks: Giant Steps / Naima / Like Sonny / Cousin Mary / I’ll Wait And Pray / Countdown / Body And Soul / Syeeda’s Song Flute. Released on elpee in 1975 in the US (Atlantic, SD 1668).

THE STARDUST SESSION (1975)
Spring Is Here / Invitation / I’m A Dreamer, Aren’t We All? / Love Thy Neighbor // Don’t Take Your Love From Me / My Ideal / Stardust / I’ll Get By. Compilation released on 2LP in 1975 in the US (Prestige, P-24056). Re-released on CD (Prestige, PCD-24056).

COLTRANE IN JAPAN (1976)
Live tracks: Peace On Earth / Intro To My Favorite Things – My Favorite Things / My Favorite Things (Continued) / Leo / Leo (Continued). Originally recorded in 1966 and released on 3LP box set in 1976 in Japan (ABC/Impulse, YB-8501/3-AI) with booklet.

JOHN COLTRANE (1976)
Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (live at the village vanguard) / What’s New / In A Sentimental Mood / My favorite Things (live at the newport jazz festival) / Soul Eyes / Chim Chim Cheree / Naima (live at the village vanguard). Compilation released on elpee in 1976 in Japan (ABC/Impulse, YX-8801-AI).

COUNTDOWN: THE SAVOY SESSIONS (1976)
Wells Fargo #1 / Wells Fargo #2 / E.F.F.P.H. / Count Down #1 / Count Down #2 / Rhodomagnetics #1 / Rhodomagnetics #2 / Snuffy / West 42nd Street. Co-credited to Wilbur Harden, originally recorded in 1958 and released on 2LP in 1976 in the US (Savoy, SJL 2203). Repackaged as John Coltrane 1958 with seven tracks and released on CD in 1992 in Japan (Savoy, COJY-9020).

SECOND NIGHT IN TOKYO (1977)
Live tracks: Afro Blue Part I / Afro Blue Part II / Peace On Earth / Crescent Part I / Crescent Part II / Leo / Interview With John Coltrane. Originally recorded in 1966 and released on mono 3LP in 1977 in Japan (ABC Impulse, YB-8508/10) with booklet.

THE OTHER VILLAGE VANGUARD TAPES (1977)
Live tracks: Chasin’ The Trane / Spiritual / Untitled Original // India / Greensleeves / Spiritual. Originally recorded in 1961 and released on 2LP in 1977 in the US (ABC/Impulse!, AS-9325) and Japan (ABC/Impulse, YB-8506/7-AI) with gatefold cover.

DIAL AFRICA: THE SAVOY SESSIONS (1977)
Dial Africa (take 2, master) / Anedac / B.J. (take 2) / B.J. (take 3, master) / Once In A While / Oomba. Co-credited to Wilbur Harden, originally recorded in 1958 and released on elpee and cassette in 1977 in the US (Savoy, SJL/SJK-1110).

GOLD COAST (1977)
Tanganyika Strut / Dial Africa / Gold Coast / B.J. Co-credited to Wilbur Harden, originally recorded in 1958 and released on elpee in 1977 in the US (Savoy, SJL-1115).

THE INNER MAN (1977)
Live tracks: My Favorite Things / Body And Soul / Mr. P.C. / Miles’ Mode. Archival release recorded in 1962 and released on mono LP in 1977 in Japan (Vee-Jay, UXP-88-JY).

THE MASTERY OF JOHN COLTRANE (1978)
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise / What’s New / In A Sentimental Mood / Chim Chim Cheree / Soul Eyes / Big Nick / Dear Old Stockholm. Compilation released on elpee in 1978 in Japan (ABC/Impulse, YS-8526-AI).

THE MASTERY OF JOHN COLTRANE, VOL. I: FEELIN’ GOOD (1978)
Feelin’ Good / My Favorite Things / Living Space / Untitled 90320 / Untitled 90314 / Dusk Dawn / Nature Boy (first version) / Joy. Compilation released on 2LP in 1978 in the US (ABC/Impulse!, 9345-2) with gatefold cover.

THE MASTERY OF JOHN COLTRANE, VOL. II: TO THE BEAT OF A DIFFERENT DRUM (1978)
Impressions / Dear Old Stockholm / After The Rain / After The Crescent / Dear Lord / One Up, One Down. Compilation released on 2LP in 1978 in the US (ABC/Impulse!, 9346). Re-released as Dear Old Stockholm (in different track order minus “Impressions”) on CD on February 16, 1993 in the US (GRP/Impulse!, GRD-120).

THE MASTERY OF JOHN COLTRANE, VOL. III: JUPITER VARIATION (1978)
Number One / Peace On Earth // Jupiter / Leo. Compilation released on elpee in 1978 in the US (ABC/Impulse!, IA-9360).

THE MASTERY OF JOHN COLTRANE, VOL. IV: TRANE’S MODES (1979)
Impressions (take 1) / Miles’ Mode / Chasin’ Another Trane / Greensleeves (take 2) / Impressions (take 2) / Naima / Africa (first version) / The Damned Don’t Cry. Compilation released on 2LP in 1979 in the US (ABC/Impulse!, 9361-2) and Japan (MCA, VIM-4615/6) with gatefold cover.

LIVE IN PARIS (1979)
Live tracks: Naima / Impressions / Blue Valse Part One // Blue Valse Part Two / Afro Blue / Impressions – 2nd Version. Originally recorded in 1965 and released on 2LP in 1979 in the UK (Affinity, AFFD-24).

LIVE IN TOKYO VOL. 2 (1980)
Live tracks: Afro Blue Part 1 / Afro Blue Part 2 / Introduction to Crescent / Crescent Part 1 / Crescent Part 2 / Short Closing Theme: Leo. Originally recorded in 1966 and released in 1980 on mono 2LP in Japan (MCA, VIM-4630/1) with gatefold cover.

THE EUROPEAN TOUR (1980)
Live tracks: The Promise / I Want To Talk About You / Naima / Mr. P.C. Originally recorded in 1963 and released on elpee in 1980 in the US and Canada (Pablo, 2308 222).

BYE BYE BLACKBIRD (1981)
Bye Bye Blackbird // Traneing In. Originally recorded in 1962 and released on elpee in 1981 in the US (Pablo, 2308-227). Re-released on CD (Original Jazz Classics, OJCCD-681) and in 1994 (Black Label, 8019).

I GRANDI DEL JAZZ #10 (1981)
Giant Steps / My Favorite Things // Naima / Ole. Compilation released on elpee in 1981 in Italy (IGDJ, GDJ-10).

LIVE 1962 (1983)
Live tracks: My Favorite Things / Improvisation / Miles’ Mode // The Inchworm / Every Time We Say Goodbye / Impressions. Originally recorded in 1962 and released on 2LP in 1983 in France (Disques Festival, ALB 378).

IMPRESSIONS (1984)
Impressions / Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise / Chasin’ The Trane / Body And Soul. Compilation released on elpee in 1984 in Italy (Jazz Masterworks, CJZLP2).

COUNTDOWN (1985)
Giant Steps / Naima / Like Sonny / Cousin Mary / I’ll Wait And Pray / Countdown / Body And Soul / Syeeda’s Flute Song. Compilation released on elpee in 1985 in the US (Atlantic Jazzlore, 90462).

JOHN COLTRANE AND THE JAZZ GIANTS (1986)
Airegin / Mating Call / Monk’s Mood / Trinkle, Tinkle / I Love You / Soft Lights And Sweet Music / Billie’s Bounce / Lover / Russian Lullaby / Invitation. Compilation released on CD in 1986 (Fantasy, FCD 60-014).

FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES (1986)
Soul Eyes / Songs of the Underground Railroad / Dear Lord / Vilia / India / Spiritual / Big Nick. Compilation released on CD on March 24, 1986 (Impulse!). Re-released on CD in 1992 (MCA, MCAD-5541).

LIKE SONNY (1990)
One And Four / Exotica (alternate take) / Exotica / Like Sonny / Essii’s Dance / Doxy / Oleo / I Talk To The Trees / Yesterdays / Angel Eyes. Compilation released on CD and cassette in 1990 in the US (Roulette, 93901).

BODY AND SOUL (1990)
Live tracks: Mr. P.C. / Naima / Traneing In / I Want To Talk About You / Miles’ Mode / Body And Soul. Originally recorded in 1961 and released on CD in 1990 (JCI, 3600).

THE PRESTIGE RECORDINGS (1991)
Tenor Madness / Weeja / Polka Dots And Moonbeams / On It / Avalon / Tenor Conclave / How Deep Is The Ocean? // Just You, Just Me / Bob’s Boys / Mating Call / Soultrane / Gnid / Super Jet / On A Misty Night / Romas / Soul Eyes // Anatomy / Interplay / Light Blue / C.T.A. / Eclypso / Solcium / Minor Mishap / Tommy’s Time // Dakar / Mary’s Blues / Route 4 / Velvet Scene / Witches’ Pit / Catwalk / Potpourri / J.M.’s Dream Doll / Don’t Explain / Falling In Love With Love // Blue Calypso / The Way You Look Tonight / From This Moment On / One By One / Cattin’ / Anatomy / Vodka / Sunday // Straight Street / While My Lady Sleeps / Chronic Blues / Bakai / Violets For Your Furs / Time Was / I Hear A Rhapsody / Trane’s Slo Blues / Slowtrane / Like Someone In Love / I Love You // Dealin’ (take 1) / Dealin’ (take 2) / Wheelin’ (take 1) / Wheelin’ (take 2) / Robbins Nest / Things Ain’t What They Used To Be // You Leave Me Breathless / Bass Blues / Soft Lights And Sweet Music / Traneing In / Slow Dance / Our Delight / They Can’t Take That Away From Me / Woody ‘N You / I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good) // Undecided / Soul Junction / What Is There To Say? / Birk’s Works / Hallelujah / All Morning Long // Billie’s Bounce / Solitude / Two Bass Hit / Soft Winds / Lazy Mae / Under Paris Skies / Two Sons // Clifford’s Kappa / Filidia / Paul’s Pal / Ammon Joy / Groove Blues / The Real McCoy / It Might As Well Be Spring // Lush Life / The Believer / Nakatini Serenade / Come Rain Or Come Shine / Lover / Russian Lullaby / Theme For Ernie // You Say You Care / Good Bait / I Want To Talk About You / Lyresto / Why Was I Born? / Freight Trane / I Never Knew / Big Paul // Rise ‘N’ Shine / I See Your Face Before Me / If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You / Little Melonae / By The Numbers / Black Pearls // Lover, Come Back To Me / Sweet Sapphire Blues / Spring Is Here / Invitation / I’m A Dreamer, Aren’t We All? / Love Thy Neighbor / Don’t Take Your Love From Me // Stardust / My Ideal / I’ll Get By / Do I Love You Because You’re Beautiful? / Then I’ll Be Tired of You / Something I Dreamed Last Night / Bahia / Goldsboro Express / Time After Time. Compiltion released as 16CD boxed set on December 4, 1991 in the US (Fantasy/Prestige, 16PCD-4405.

THE MAJOR WORKS OF JOHN COLTRANE (1992)
Ascension (Edition I) / Om // Ascension (Edition II) / Kulu Se Mama / Selflessness. Compilation released on 2CD on January 21, 1992 (GRP/Impulse!, GRD2-113).

NEWPORT ’63 (1993)
Live tracks: I Want To Talk About You / My Favorite Things / Impressions / Chasin’ Another Trane. Originally recorded in 1963 and released on CD and cassette on July 20, 1993 (GRP/Impulse!, GRD/GRC-128).

THE LAST GIANT: THE JOHN COLTRANE ANTHOLOGY (1993)
Hot House (Jam Session) / Good Groove (live) / We Love To Boogie / Bittersweet / Through For The Night / Trane’s Blues / While My Lady Sleeps / Trinkle, Tinkle / Blue Train / Russian Lullaby / My Favorite Things // Central Park West / Body And Soul / Equinox / Cousin Mary / Giant Steps / Naima / My Favorite Things (live) / Ogunde. Compilation released on 2CD and 2CS on June 15, 1993 (Rhino, R2/R4-71255).

THE BETHLEHEM YEARS (1994)
Midriff / Ain’t Life Grand / Tippin’ / Pristine / El Toro Valiente / The Kiss of No Return / Late Date / The Outer World / Not So Sleepy / Love And The Weather / If I’m Lucky / Turtle Walk // Oasis / Midriff (take 1) / Midriff (take 2) / The Kiss of No Return (take 1) / The Kiss of No Return (take 5) / The Outer World (take 2) / The Outer World (take 5) / El Toro Valiente (take 1) / Ain’t Life Grand (take 2) / Ain’t Life Grand (take 4) / Pristine (take) / Pristine (take 6) / Pristine (take 8) / Trippin’ (take 1) / Trippin’ (take 3). Released on 2CD in 1994 (Bethlehem, 5001). Re-released on 2CD in 1999 (Charly, 223).

STELLAR REGIONS (1995)
Seraphic Light / Sun Star / Stellar Regions / Iris / Offering / Configuration / Jimmy’s Mode / Tranesonic / Stellar Regions (alternate take) / Stellar Regions (alternate take) / Sun Star (alternate take) / Tranesonic (alternate take). Originally recorded in 1967 and released on elpee and CD on October 10, 1995 in the US (GRP/Impulse!, 169).

THE HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: THE COMPLETE ATLANTIC RECORDINGS (1995)
Stairway To The Stars / The Late Late Blues / Bags & Trane / Three Little Words / The Night We Called It A Day / Bebop / Blues Legacy / Centerpiece / Giant Steps (alt. version) / Naima (alt. version) / Like Sonny (alt. version) / Spiral / Countdown / Countdown (alt. take) / Syeeda’s Song Flute / Syeeda’s Song Flute (alt. take) / Mr. P.C. / Giant Steps / Cousin Mary / Cousin Mary (alt. take) / I’ll Wait And Pray / I’ll Wait And Pray (alt. take) / Little Old Lady / Like Sonny / Harmonique / My Shining Hour / Naima / Some Other Blues / Fifth House / Cherryco / The Blessing / Focus On Sanity / The Invisible / Bemsha Swing / Village Blues / Village Blues (alt. take) / My Favorite Things / Central Park West / Mr. Syms / Untitled Original (Exotica) / Summertime / Body And Soul / Body And Soul (alt. take) / Mr. Knight / Blues To Elvin (alt. take) / Blues To Elvin / Mr. Day / Blues To You (alt. take) / Blues To You / Blues To Bechet / Satellite / Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye / 26-2 / But Not For Me / Liberia / The Night Has A Thousand Eyes / Equinox / Ole / Dahomey Dance / Aisha / Original Untitled Ballad (To Her Ladyship) / Giant Steps (7 versions) / Naima (5 versions) / Like Sonny (8 versions) / Giant Steps (2 versions) / Blues To Elvin (2 versions) / Blues To You (alt. take). Compilation released as 7CD box set on August 15, 1995 in the US (Rhino, 71984). Re-released on 7CD box set in 2000 (Rhino Handmade, 7784).

THE COMPLETE AFRICA/BRASS SESSIONS (1995)
Greensleeves / Song of The Underground Railroad / Greensleeves (alternate take) / The Damned Don’t Cry / Africa // Blues Minor / Africa (alternate take) / Africa (album version). Originally recorded in 1961 and released on 2CD on October 10, 1995 in the US (GRP/Impulse!, 168).

BLUE TRANE: JOHN COLTRANE PLAYS THE BLUES (1996)
Slowtrane / Traneing In / Billie’s Bounce / The Real McCoy / Big Paul / Sweet Sapphire Blues. Compilation released on CD on December 3, 1996 (Prestige, 11005).

ANTHOLOGY 1956-1958 (1997)
Trane’s Blues / Soultrane / Violets For Your Furs / I Hear A Rhapsody / Nutty / Blue Train / Come Rain Or Come Shine / I Want To Talk About You / Spring Is Here / Just Friends. Compilation released on CD in 1997 in Japan (Victor, VICJ-60076).

ANTHOLOGY 1959-1967 (1997)
Giant Steps / My Favorite Things / Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise / In A Sentimental Mood / Say It 9Over And Over Again) / They Say It’s Wonderful / Alabama / Part 1: Acknowledgement / Chim Chim Cheree / Naima / Ogunde. Compilation released on CD in 1997 in Japan (Universal Victor, MVCJ-1).

JAZZ SHOWCASE (1998)
Bass Blues / Soultrane / Lush Life / Cattin’ / Ruby, My Dear / Stardust / Straight Street / Good Bait. Compilation released on CD on June 9, 1998 (Original Jazz Classics, 6015).

IMMORTAL CONCERTS: JUAN LES PINS JAZZ FESTIVAL, JULY 26-27, 1965 (1999)
Live tracks: A Love Supreme / Impressions / Naima. Originally recorded in 1965 and released on CD on November 16, 1999 (Giants of Jazz, 53068).

LIVE AT THE HALF NOTE (2001)
Live tracks: I Want To Talk About You / Brazilia / Song of Praise / One Up, One Down. Released on CD on May 29, 2001 (Delta, 17193).

THE VERY BEST OF JOHN COLTRANE (2001)
A Love Supreme / In A Sentimental Mood / Bessie’s Blues / Naima / Afro Blue / Lush Life / Crescent / Impressions / Alabama / My Favorite Things. Compilation released on CD in 2001 in the UK (Impulse, 549913-2).

THE OLATUNJI CONCERT: THE LAST LIVE RECORDING (2001)
Live tracks: Introduction / Ogunde / My Favorite Things. Originally recorded in 1967 and released on CD on September 25, 2001 in the US (Impulse!, 589120).

TURNING POINT (2008)
Mating Call / Soultrane / On A Misty Night / Eclypso / Solacium / Bakai / While My Lady Sleeps / Chronic Blues / You Leave Me Breathless / Soft Lights And Sweet Music / Slow Dance. Compilation released on CD in 2008 in the UK (Cherry Red, FIVEFOUR27).

JOHN COLTRANE QUARTET WITH RED GARLAND: COMPLETE RECORDINGS (2008)
Violets For Your Furs / Time Was / I Hear A Rhapsody / You Leave Me Breathless / Bass Blues / Soft Light And Sweet Music / Traneing In / Slow Dance / Russian Lullaby // Theme For Ernie / You Say You Care / Good Bait / I Want To Talk About You / Rise And Shine / I See Your Face Before Me / If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You // Little Melonae / By The Numbers / Bahia / Goldsboro Express / Time After Time / Trane’s Slow Blues / Slowtrane / Like Someone In Love / I Love You. Compilation released on 3CD in 2009 in Germany (Essential Jazz Classics, EJC-55420).

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF JOHN COLTRANE (2009)
Spring Is Here / Invitation / I’m A Dreamer Aren’t We All / Love Thy Neighbor / Don’t Take Your Love From Me / My Ideal / Stardust / I’ll Get By. Originally recorded in 1958 and released on 180g vinyl elpee in 2009 in Italy (Doxy, DOX-822).

WELLS FARGO (2009)
Wells Fargo / E.F.F.P.H. / Rhodamagnetics / Count Down / West 42nd Street / Snuffy / Anedac / B.J. Originally recorded in 1958 and released on CD in 2009 in Italy (Doxy, DOX-824LP).

AFRICA (2009)
Dial Africa / Gold Coast / Tanganyika Strut / Oomba / Once In A While. Originally recorded in 1958 and released in 2009 on 180g vinyl elpee in Italy (Doxy, DOX-825LP).

NEWPORT ’61 (2013)
Live tracks: Introduction / Impressions / Naima / My Favourite Things. Originally recorded live in 1961 and released on 180g vinyl elpee in 2013 in the UK (Birdland, BIRD-015LP).

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