John Coltrane - Blue Train The Complete Masters (Tone Poet) - 2LP
To mark the 65th anniversary of the album’s recording, Blue Train will be released as a 2-LP stereo pressing of Blue Train: The Complete Masters which includes a 2nd disc of alternate and incomplete takes, 4 of which have never been released before, and none of which have been available previously on vinyl. The 2-LP set comes with a bound booklet featuring session photos by Francis Wolff and an essay by Coltrane expert Ashley Kahn.
The Tone Poet Vinyl Edition was produced by Joe Harley, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original analog master tapes, pressed on 180g vinyl at RTI, and packaged in deluxe gatefold tip-on jackets.
2 LP Stereo Complete Masters
A1: Blue Train
A2: Moment’s Notice
B2: I’m Old Fashioned
B3: Lazy Bird
C1: Blue Train (False Start)
C2: Blue Train (Alternate Take 7)
C3: Moment’s Notice (Alternate Take 4)
C4: Lazy Bird (Alternate Take 1)
D1: Blue Train (Alternate Take 8)
D2: Moment’s Notice (Alternate Take 5A Incomplete)
D3: Lazy Bird (Alternate Take 2)