Blue Train - Mono - West 63rd - 1st VG

JOHN COLTRANE Blue Train (Very rare 1957 original US 5-track mono LP on the Blue Note West 63rd - NYC address label, with flat edge, no 'Inc' or 'R', 'RVG' stampers & 'ear' markings in the run-outs. Also features Lee Morgan on Trumpet, Curtis Fulleron Trombone, Kenny Drew on Piano, Paul Chambers on Bass & Philly Joe Jones on Drums, housed in a pasted picture sleeve with 'West 61st' address on the reverse. See 'more info' for further details on this all-time classic... BLP1577)

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Price Info
Product Availability Currently Unavailable - You can request the next copy of this item
Release Year 1957 - 62 years ago
Condition Unless stated otherwise in the description above, all items are in at least excellent condition - so please read our descriptions carefully. We try to sell items as close to Mint condition as possible, and many will indeed be close to brand new and/or unplayed. Others may be 'used' - and all will meet our strict grading and are 100% guaranteed.
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Format vinyl LP album (LP record)
Record Label Blue Note
Complete Stock List Go to John Coltrane
Product Catalogue No BLP1577
Music Genre Jazz, Progressive
Country Comes from USA Comes from 'USA'
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Tracklisting & More Information

Blue Train
Moment's Notice
I'm Old Fashioned
Lazy Bird

Condition : -

The pasted sleeve shows obvious signs of its age but this is mostly at the edges. There is some scuffing and a 1" split at the bottom opening and a half inch split at the top opening, but this is expected. The print is still clearly legible and the condition remains very good.

The colours of the labels are bright and vivid with no tears to the print. There is a 'deep groove' visible but only on side one. There are some spindle marks to indicate play but nothing too excessive.

The vinyl has been professionally cleaned on a Matrix machine and has come up looking sparkling. Upon play testing both sides we were struck at how impressive the sound quality is, with no distortion and only the very faintest surface noise evident in the quietest parts; certainly nothing that will spoil your enjoyment. There are a couple of ultra fine hairlines and a few small surface scuffs in places but these have little to no effect on play. This classic plays very, very nicely indeed and if you're serious about collecting Coltrane, there really is no other way to own this one - you've got to get a first pressing mono to hear the difference...

All in all, a wonderful VG/EX- example of this, Trane's lone Blue Note release, at a fair price. This one should not be missing from any jazz collection. Trust us, you won't be disappointed!

Recording Artist John Coltrane
Product Title Blue Train - Mono - West 63rd - 1st VG
Product Information John Coltrane Blue Train - Mono - West 63rd - 1st VG USA vinyl LP album (LP record).
Language All tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description.
Additional info Deleted - A deleted or out-of-print item is one that is no longer manufactured. However, we stock thousands of out-of-print formats and we specialise in tracking down out-of-print, deleted and hard-to-find releases.
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