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* LongestSongGoesFirst: The album opens with the 10:43 TitleTrack, the only song on the record to surpass ten minutes.


''Blue Train'' is Music/JohnColtrane's second solo album, released in 1957. It's most famous for the title track and widely seen as one of his greatest records.

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''Blue Train'' is Music/JohnColtrane's second solo album, released in 1957.1958. It's most famous for the title track and widely seen as one of his greatest records.



* ColourCodedEmotions: The album cover is blue, just like the title and the title track. Coltrane is shown contemplating, suggesting he's feeling blue.

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* ColourCodedEmotions: The album cover is blue, just like as is the title and the title track. Coltrane is shown contemplating, suggesting he's feeling blue.


!! Blue tropes

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!! Blue tropes! '''''Blue Tropes''''':


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* EpicRocking: Every song qualifies; the shortest song on the album is 7 minutes long.


* CoverSong: "I'm Old Fashioned", a cover of a 1942 song by Jerome Kern and Johnny Mercer.

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* CoverSong: CoverVersion: "I'm Old Fashioned", a cover of a 1942 song by Jerome Kern and Johnny Mercer.


'''Blue Train''' is Music/JohnColtrane's second solo album, released in 1957. It's most famous for the title track and widely seen as one of his greatest records.

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'''Blue Train''' ''Blue Train'' is Music/JohnColtrane's second solo album, released in 1957. It's most famous for the title track and widely seen as one of his greatest records.


Side 1

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Side 1[[AC:Side One]]



Side 2

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Side 2[[AC:Side Two]]

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* RecordProducer: Alfred Lion.


'''Blue Train''' is Music/JohnColtrane's second solo album, released in 1957. It's most famous for the title track.

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!! Tracklist

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'''Blue Train''' is Music/JohnColtrane's second solo album, released in 1957. It's most famous for the title track.

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!! Tracklist
track and widely seen as one of his greatest records.

'''Tracklist'''

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Side 2



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'''Personnel'''
* Music/JohnColtrane: tenor saxophone
* Lee Morgan: trumpet
* Curtis Fuller: trombone
* Kenny Drew: piano
* Paul Chambers: bass
* Philly Joe Jones: drums



* AlbumTitleDrop: "Blue Train".


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* TitleTrack: "Blue Train".


* TrainSong: "Blue Train".

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* TrainSong: "Blue Train".Train".
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* FaceOnTheCover: Coltrane's face in close-up, pondering.


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'''Blue Train''' is Music/JohnColtrane's second solo album, released in 1957. It's mostly famous for the title track.

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'''Blue Train''' is Music/JohnColtrane's second solo album, released in 1957. It's mostly most famous for the title track.
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!! Tracklist
# "Blue Train" (10:43)
# "Moment's Notice" (9:10)
# "Locomotion" (7:14)
# "I'm Old Fashioned" (7:58)
# "Lazy Bird" (7:00)

The 1997 CD reissue added two bonus tracks: "Blue Train" (9:58) and "Lazy Bird" (7:12).



* AlbumTitleDrop: ''Blue Train''.

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* AlbumTitleDrop: ''Blue Train''."Blue Train".



* ContinuityNod: ''Locomotion'' makes the reader think of a locomotive, continuing the train imagery.
* CoolTrain: One way to describe ''Blue Train''.
* CoverSong: ''I'm Old Fashioned'', a cover of a 1942 song by Jerome Kern and Johnny Mercer.

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* ContinuityNod: ''Locomotion'' "Locomotion" makes the reader think of a locomotive, continuing the train imagery.
* CoolTrain: One way to describe ''Blue Train''."Blue Train".
* CoverSong: ''I'm "I'm Old Fashioned'', Fashioned", a cover of a 1942 song by Jerome Kern and Johnny Mercer.



* GoodIsOldFashioned: ''I'm Old-Fashioned''.
* LazyBum: ''Lazy Bird''.

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* GoodIsOldFashioned: ''I'm Old-Fashioned''."I'm Old-Fashioned".
* LazyBum: ''Lazy Bird''."Lazy Bird".



** ''La'''z'''y Bird'' on the Tadd Dameron track ''La'''d'''y Bird''
* TrainSong: ''Blue Train''.

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** ''La'''z'''y Bird'' "La'''z'''y Bird'"; a pun on the Tadd Dameron track ''La'''d'''y Bird''
"La'''d'''y Bird"
* TrainSong: ''Blue Train''."Blue Train".


** ''La'''z''''y Bird'' on the Tadd Dameron track ''La'''d'''y Bird''

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** ''La'''z''''y ''La'''z'''y Bird'' on the Tadd Dameron track ''La'''d'''y Bird''


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[[caption-width-right:350:Blew by 'Trane, alright...]]



** '''La'''z''''y Bird'' on the Tadd Dameron track ''La'''d'''y Bird''

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** '''La'''z''''y ''La'''z''''y Bird'' on the Tadd Dameron track ''La'''d'''y Bird''

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'''Blue Train''' is Music/JohnColtrane's second solo album, released in 1957. It's mostly famous for the title track.

!! Blue tropes
* AlbumTitleDrop: ''Blue Train''.
* ColourCodedEmotions: The album cover is blue, just like the title and the title track. Coltrane is shown contemplating, suggesting he's feeling blue.
* ContinuityNod: ''Locomotion'' makes the reader think of a locomotive, continuing the train imagery.
* CoolTrain: One way to describe ''Blue Train''.
* CoverSong: ''I'm Old Fashioned'', a cover of a 1942 song by Jerome Kern and Johnny Mercer.
* DeliberatelyMonochrome: The cover is in black and white, though coloured blue.
* GoodIsOldFashioned: ''I'm Old-Fashioned''.
* LazyBum: ''Lazy Bird''.
* PunBasedTitle:
** The album title is a pun on his own last name. Coltrane was nicknamed "'Trane" by some of his colleagues.
** '''La'''z''''y Bird'' on the Tadd Dameron track ''La'''d'''y Bird''
* TrainSong: ''Blue Train''.

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