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John Coltrane Died Today... Watch "The World According To John Coltrane" Now

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act July 17, 2011 at 12:55PM

Today in history... July 17, 1967, John William Coltrane died from liver cancer at Huntington Hospital in Long Island, NY.
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Today in history... July 17, 1967, John William Coltrane died from liver cancer at Huntington Hospital in Long Island, NY.

He was just 40 years young.

Below, watch the hour-long 1990 documentary The World According To John Coltrane, which was made in cooperation with his then widow Alice Coltrane. And feel free to list your favorite John Coltrane moments/tracks.

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