John McLaughlin

The Best of John McLaughlin [Wounded Bird]

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The Best of John McLaughlin is a Wounded Bird reissue of the album of the same name that appeared in the 1980s on Columbia and was deleted in the late '90s. It collects a sampling of the guitarist's work post-Mahavishnu Orchestra (it has its own volume that remains out of print). The selections here range from the fiery opening reading of John Coltrane's "A Love Supreme" off the Love Devotion Surrender album with Carlos Santana, and includes selections from various recordings with Shakti and the albums Electric Guitarist and Electric Dreams (the latter with the One Truth Band). There is a bonus track included here: a quadraphonic version of "A Life Divine" also from Love Devotion Surrender.

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