Progrography

Jethro Tull
What can I say about my favorite band but this: Listen. Okay, I can say more than that since the one sentence looks terrible all by itself. Jethro Tull is one of prog's top-tier talents alongside Yes, Genesis, Rush, et cetera. Even during the band's early folk/blues period, singer/flautist Ian Anderson's ambitions eyed the rich world of prog. With electric guitarist Martin Barre, Tull strode into the electric rock camp with Benefit and, better stiil, Aqualung. However, Aqualung revealed Anderson's penchant for convoluted concepts, and some felt the side-long song cycles of Thick As A Brick and A Passion Play were too extreme (others loved them). The band returned to shorter songs with War Child and closed their "classic" phase somewhere around Heavy Horses. Anderson's voice having grown rougher in recent years, Tull now limits itself to occasional releases, often featuring members of Fairport Convention. 1987's Crest of a Knave finally earned the band a Grammy... for best heavy metal record.

Date ALBUMS / Singles
1968 March Sunshine Day
1968 August Song For Jeffrey
1968 October 28 THIS WAS
1968 December Love Story
1969 May Living In The Past
1969 August 1 STAND UP
1969 Bouree
1969 October Sweet Dream
1970 January The Witches Promise
1970 April 20 BENEFIT
1970 May Inside
1971 March 19 AQUALUNG
1971 July Hymn #43
1971 September Life Is A Long Song
1971 October Locomotive Breath
1972 March 3 THICK AS A BRICK
1972 April Thick As A Brick Edit #1
1972 July LIVING IN THE PAST
1973 May A Passion Play Edit #8
1973 July 13 A PASSION PLAY
1973 August A Passion Play Edit #9
1974 October Bungle In The Jungle
1974 October 14 WAR CHILD
1975 January Skating Away On The Thin Ice of The New Day
1975 September 5 MINSTREL IN THE GALLERY
1975 October Minstrel In The Gallery
1975 December M.U. - THE BEST OF JETHRO TULL (a.k.a. ESSENTIAL JETHRO TULL)
1976 March Too Old To Rock 'n' Roll, Too Young To Die
1976 April 23 TOO OLD TO ROCK 'N' ROLL: TOO YOUNG TO DIE
1976 November Ring Out, Solstice Bells
1977 January The Whistler
1977 February 4 SONGS FROM THE WOOD
1977 Songs From The Wood
1977 September 9 REPEAT • THE BEST OF JETHRO TULL • VOL. II
1978 April Moths
1978 April 10 HEAVY HORSES
1978 September 22 LIVE - BURSTING OUT
1978 November A Stitch In Time
1979 September North Sea Oil
1979 September 14 STORMWATCH
1979 November Home
1980 August 29 A
1980 Flyingdale Flyer
1982 April 10 THE BROADSWORD AND THE BEAST
1982 May Broadsword
1982 May Fallen On Hard Times
1982 Pussy Willow
1984 September 7 UNDER WRAPS
1984 September Lap of Luxury
1985 October ORIGINAL MASTERS
1986 June Coronach
1987 September 11 CREST OF A KNAVE
1987 October Steel Monkey
1987 December Said She Was A Dancer
1987 Farm On The Freeway
1989 August Kissing Willie
1989 August 21 ROCK ISLAND
1989 November Another Christmas Song
1990 December 10 LIVE AT HAMMERSMITH
1991 August This Is Not Love
1991 September 10 CATFISH RISING
1992 March Rocks On The Road
1992 September 14 A LITTLE LIGHT MUSIC
1993 May Living In The (Slightly More Recent) Past
1993 NIGHTCAP: THE UNRELEASED MASTERS 1973-1991
1995 September 4 ROOTS TO BRANCHES
1995 IN CONCERT
1997 February 17 THROUGH THE YEARS
1999 August 24 J-TULL DOT COM
2001 July 3 THE VERY BEST OF JETHRO TULL
2002 April 30 LIVING WITH THE PAST
2003 March 11 CLASSIC MASTERS
2003 September 30 THE JETHRO TULL CHRISTMAS ALBUM
2004 November 2 NOTHING IS EASY: LIVE AT THE ISLE OF WIGHT 1970
2005 September 19 AQUALUNG LIVE
2007 March 12 THE BEST OF ACOUSTIC JETHRO TULL
2007 August 20 LIVE AT MONTREUX 2003

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