Ballads - John Coltrane Quartet
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  1. Say It (Over and Over Again)
  2. You Don't Know What Love Is
  3. Too Young to Go Steady
  4. All or Nothing at All
  5. I Wish I Knew
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  1. Say It (Over and Over Again)
  2. You Don't Know What Love Is
  3. Too Young to Go Steady
  4. All or Nothing at All
  5. I Wish I Knew
  6. What's New?
  7. It's Easy to Remember
  8. Nancy (With the Laughing Face)
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Throughout John Coltrane's discography there are a handful of decisive and controversial albums that split his listening camp into factions. Generally, these occur in his later-period works such as Om and Ascension, which push into some pretty heady blowing. As a contrast, Ballads is often criticized as too easy and as too much of a compromise between Coltrane and Impulse! (the two had just entered into the first year of label representation). Seen as an answer to critics who found his work complicated with too many notes ...

Ballads 2008, Verve

UPC: 602517486201

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Ballads 1995, Impulse!

UPC: 011105015615

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Ballads 1995, GRP

UPC: 011105015622

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Ballads 1987, Grp Joint Venture

UPC: 076732588529

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