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Best Of series (Atlantic 1970-71)

Atlantic released a number of single artist Best Of releases in 1970 and 1971. Some of these collections were subsequently released on CD.

Atlantic Best Of

The Best Of John Coltrane, 1970, Atlantic 1541

Tracks : My Favorite Things, Naima, Giant Steps, Equinox, Cousin Mary, Central Park West

A collection of tracks recorded for Atlantic between 1959 and 1961.

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The Best Of Mose Allison, 1970, Atlantic 1542

Tracks : Your Mind Is On Vacation, Swingin' Machine, Stop This World, Seventh Son, New Parchman, Rollin' Stone, I'm The Wild Man, If You're Goin' To The City, I Don't Worry About A Thing, Your Molecular Structure, Everybody Cryin' Mercy, I Love The Life I Live

Twelve tracks taken from 1960s Atlantic releases.

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The Best Of, Ray Charles (Atlantic SD 1543, 1970)

A six track collection of songs released on Atlantic in the late 1950s.

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The Best Of Herbie Mann, 1970, Atlantic 1544

Tracks : Comin' Home Baby, Memphis Underground, Philly Dog, A Man And A Woman, This Little Girl Of Mine, Comin' Home Baby

A six track collection of songs recorded for Atlantic in the 1960s.

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The Best Of, Eddie Harris (Atlantic SD 1545, 1970)

A six track collection of songs recorded for Atlantic in the second half of the 1960s. An expanded CD version was released.

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The Best Of The Modern Jazz Quartet, 1970, Atlantic 1546

Tracks : Fontessa, The Golden Striker, Bags' Groove, Django, Sketch, Pyramid

A six track collection recorded by the MJQ for Atlantic.

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The Best Of Charles Mingus, 1970, Atlantic 1555

Tracks : Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, Eat That Chicken, Hog Callin' Blues, Haitian Fight Song, Pithecanthropus Erectus

Seven tracks recorded in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

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The Best Of Charles Lloyd, 1970, Atlantic 1556

Tracks : Forest Flower - Sunrise, Forest Flower - Sunset, Sombrero Sam, Dream Weaver: Meditation/Dervish Dance, Love-In

Six track recorded for Atlantic in the late 1960s.

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The Best Of Hank Crawford, 1970, Atlantic 1557

Tracks : The Peeper, Ain't No Way, Angel Eyes, Boo's Tune, Whispering Grass, Dig These Blues, Lorelei's Lament, Stoney Lonesome

Tracks recorded by Crawford in the first half of the 1960s.

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The Best Of Ornette Coleman, 1970, Atlantic 1558

Tracks : Una Muy Bonita, Embraceable You, Blues Connotation, Lonely Woman, Ramblin', C&D

Track recorded between 1959 and 1961.

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The Best Of David Newman, 1971, Atlantic 1590

A six track collection of tracks recorded between 1958 and 1969.

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The Best Of Yusef Lateef, 1971, Atlantic 1591

A six track collection of Atlantic recordings originally released between 1967 and 1970.

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The Best Of Rahsaan Roland Kirk, 1971, Atlantic 1592

Tracks : Volunteered Slavery, The Inflated Tear, Lady's Blues, Medley: Going Home/Sentimental Journey/In Monument/Lover, Search For The Reason Why, Making Love After Hours, Black Root, One Ton, A Laugh For Rory, Rahsaanica

A nine track collection of Atlantic recordings originally released between 1965 and 1971.

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Last updated December 2014