Charles Mingus ‎– Passions Of A Man: An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings

Atlantic ‎– SD 3-600
3 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Gatefold/PR


A1 Pithecanthropus Erectus 10:41
A2 Profile Of Jackie 3:07
A3 Reincarnation Of A Lovebird 8:31
B1 Haitian Fight Song 11:57
B2 Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 5:39
B3 Cryin' Blues 4:58
C1 Devil Woman 9:38
C2 Wham Bam Thank You Ma'am 4:41
C3 Passions Of A Man 4:52
C4 Tonight At Noon 5:58
D1 Passions Of A Woman Loved 9:43
D2 Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love 12:04
E1 Better Git Hit In Your Soul 4:35
E2 Sue's Changes 17:04
F1 Canon 5:30
F2 Free Cell Block F, 'Tis Nazi U.S.A. 6:52
F3 Goodbye, Porkie Hat 7:00
F4 Mingus On Mingus 3:30

Companies, etc.



A1 to A2 recorded 30 January 1956.
A3, B1, C4, D1 recorded 12 March 1957.
B2 to B3 recorded 4 February 1959.
C1 to C3 recorded 6 November 1961.
F1 recorded 29 December 1973.
E2 recorded 27 December 1974.
D2 and F2 recorded on 30 December 1974.
E1 and F3 recorded on 9 March 1977.
F4 is a brief set of casual spoken reflections by Charles Mingus on his life and music, excerpted from a conversation with and recorded by Ilhan Mimaroglu .

"PR" pressing, as indicated at bottom of centre label (see photo).
Matrix/runout numbers also are different.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side One): ST-794257-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Two): ST-A-794258-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Three): ST-A-794259-C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Four): ST-A-794260-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Five): ST-A-794261-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Six): ST-A-794262-A