Soul (Coleman Hawkins album)

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Studio album by Coleman Hawkins
Released March 1959
Recorded November 7, 1958
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 41:21
Label Prestige
PRLP 7149
Producer Esmond Edwards
Coleman Hawkins chronology
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Hawk Eyes

Soul is an album by saxophonist Coleman Hawkins which was recorded in 1958 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 2½ stars stating "This is a decent but not very exciting outing. Then 52, Hawkins uses a typically young rhythm section and plays melodically on a variety of originals and standards".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Coleman Hawkins except as indicated

  1. "Soul Blues" - 9:52
  2. "I Hadn't Anyone Till You" (Ray Noble) - 4:34
  3. "Groovin'" (Kenny Burrell) - 5:43
  4. "Greensleeves" (Traditional) - 3:12
  5. "Sunday Mornin'" (Burrell) - 6:29
  6. "Until the Real Thing Comes Along" (Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin, L.E. Freeman, Mann Holiner, Alberta Nichols) - 4:42
  7. "Sweetnin'" - 6:49



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed March 14, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed March 14, 2013