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The Very Best of Charles Mingus: The Atlantic Years

Label: Atlantic Records
Released: 2001
Track listing: Pithecanthropus Erectus; Profiles of Jackie; Tonight at Noon; Haitian Fight Song; Reincarnation of a Lovebird; Moanin'; Cryin' Blues; Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting; Ecclusiastics; Passions of a Man; Wham Bam Thank You Ma'am. (Total Time: 75:55).

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Charles Mingus: The Very Best of Charles Mingus: The Atlantic Years

Read "The Very Best of Charles Mingus: The Atlantic Years" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Charles Mingus never ceases to amaze, even 20 years after his death. As part of their ambitious Atlantic re-issue program, Rhino Records squirts out a “Very Best of..." collection of Charles Mingus from his years with the label (1950s and 1960s). That is a pretty tall order. Mingus in many ways is as big as Ellington. ...


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