John Coltrane - A Love Supreme: The Complete Masters (3 LP)



"An all-time classic expanded to include unreleased sextet recordings from Coltrane's personal tapes; 20-page booklet with the artist's musical notations, rare images and an essay by Ashley Kahn" (on sticker) "A Love Supreme" originally released in 1965 as Impulse! AS-77 (stereo version) ℗ © 2016 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc. All tracks on LP 2 and LP 3 are previously unreleased, except side D tracks D3 and D4, and side E tracks E1 and E2, previously issued 2002; side E tracks E1 and E2 are in stereo for the first time. Booklet, page 18: Original analog tapes were used for all tracks except LP 2/Side 4 tracks 3 and 4, which by necessity were sourced from digital copies. LP 1 and LP 3 are stereo, LP 2 is mono. Dropouts and other minor tape anomalies that may be heard are a by-product of the historical nature of his material, some of which derives from Coltrane's personal collection, and were not corrected or otherwise manipulated.