Charles Mingus ‎– Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961

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Rhino Records (2) ‎– R2 72871
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6 × CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered
Box Set, Compilation
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1-1 Pithecanthropus Erectus 10:33
1-2 A Foggy Day 7:47
1-3 Love Chant 14:56
1-4 Profile Of Jackie 3:07
1-5 Laura 4:52
1-6 When Your Lover Has Gone 2:27
1-7 Just One Of Those Things 6:06
1-8 Blue Greens 11:42
2-1 The Clown
Narrator – Jean Shepherd (2)
12:29
2-2 Passions Of A Woman Loved 9:43
2-3 Blue Cee 7:48
2-4 Tonight At Noon 5:58
2-5 Reincarnation Of A Lovebird 8:31
2-6 Haitian Fight Song 11:57
3-1 E's Flat Ah's Flat Too 6:37
3-2 My Jelly Roll Soul 6:47
3-3 Tensions 6:27
3-4 Moanin' 7:57
3-5 Cryin' Blues 4:58
3-6 Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 5:42
3-7 E's Flat Ah's Flat Too (Alternate Take) 7:16
3-8 My Jelly Roll Soul (Alternate Take) 11:51
3-9 Tensions (Alternate Take) 5:30
3-10 Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting (Alternate Take) 6:56
4-1 Prayer For Passive Resistance 8:06
4-2 Better Git Hit In Your Soul 11:36
4-3 Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 11:54
4-4 Folk Forms I 11:08
4-5 What Love? 13:34
4-6 I'll Remember April 13:39
5-1 Devil Woman 9:38
5-2 Ecclusiastics 6:55
5-3 "Old" Blues For Walt's Torin 8:59
5-4 Peggy's Blue Skylight 9:42
5-5 Hog Callin' Blues 7:26
5-6 Oh Lord Don't Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me 5:38
5-7 Passions Of A Man 4:52
5-8 Wham Bam Thank You Ma'am 4:41
5-9 Invisible Lady 4:49
5-10 Eat That Chicken 4:36
6-1 Charles Mingus Interviewed By Nesuhi Ertegun 75:00

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Date and location:
Disc 1, 1-5: January 30, 1956, Audio-Video Studios, New York City
Disc 1, 5-8: November 12, 1956, New York City
Disc 2, 1: February 13, 1957, Audio-Video Studios, New York City
Disc 2: 2-6: March 12, 1957, Atlantic Studios, New York City
Disc 3: February 4, 1959, Atlantic Studios, New York City
Disc 4: July 13, 1960, Antibes Jazz Festival, Juan-les-Pins, France
Disc 5: November 6, 1961, Atlantic Studios, New York City
Disc 6: late 1961/early 1962, Nesuhi Ertegun's office, Atlantic Records, New York City

Original issue (year):
Disc 1, 1-5: Atlantic 1237 as "Pithecanthropus Erectus" (July 1956)
Disc 1, 5-8: Atlantic 1274 as Teddy Charles' "Word From Bird" (June 1958)
Disc 2, 1,3,5,6: Atlantic 1260 as "The Clown" (August 1957)
Disc 2, 2,4; Disc 5, 3,4,9: Atlantic 1416 as "Tonight At Noon" (June 1964)
Disc 3, 1-6: Atlantic 1305 as "Blues & Roots" (March 1960)
Disc 3, 7-10: previously unissued
Disc 4: Atlantic 2-3001 as "Mingus At Antibes" (October 1976)
Disc 5, 1,2,5-8,10: Atlantic 1377 as "Oh Yeah" (April 1962)
Disc 6: previously unissued extended interview; edited version originally appeared on CD reissue of "Oh Yeah", Atlantic 90667-2 (1988)

(p) 1976 & 1997, (c) 1997 Atlantic Recording Corporation

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 8122-72871-2 2
  • Other: 1-56826-852-1

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March 31, 2015

This has to be one of the best value propositions there is, it's easily found under $25 and has some amazing music on it, I'm not normally one for the alt takes but these are nice and don't feel like filler.