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On This Day in Jazz History

1957:

Coltrane Added: 2008-06-26 Coltrane kicks his heroin habit “cold turkey” by locking himself in a room in his mother's house in Philadelphia with only cigarettes and water. At the same time he also stops drinking alcohol. During this critical period Coltrane devotes his life to God.
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