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John Coltrane:The Other Village Vanguard Tapes

Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 9 April 1977

The combination of affection, respect and awe in which his fans held the late John Coltrane is given to few people in any walk of life. Politicians, for instance, acquire it only after death (or, if they are former leaders of the Conservative Party, about six months after their retirement from that office).

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