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Jethro Tull discography

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This is the discography of the British progressive


rock band Jethro Tull who formed in Luton, Jethro Tull discography
Bedfordshire, in December 1967. Initially playing
blues rock, the band's sound soon incorporated
elements of British folk music and hard rock to forge
a progressive rock signature. The band were led by
vocalist/flautist/guitarist Ian Anderson, and have
included other significant members such as guitarist Jethro Tull with Neue Philharmonie Frankfurt in
Martin Barre, drummer Doane Perry, and bassist June 2007
Dave Pegg. Studio albums 21
Live albums 9
Compilation albums 15
Contents
Video albums 12
1 Studio albums
EPs 4
2 Live albums
3 Compilation albums Singles 33
4 Extended plays
5 Singles
6 Videos
7 References

Studio albums
Peak chart position
Certifications
Year Album details US AUT CH NOR SWE GER
UK[2] sales thresholds
[1] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

This Was

Released: 25 October
1968 (UK), 3 February
1968 1969 (US) 62 10
Label: Island Records
(US Reprise)
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

Stand Up

Released: 1 August
1969 (UK), September
1969 (US), 1973
1969 (re-issued and 20 1 5 5 US: Gold[8]
re-released)
Label: Island Records
(US Reprise)
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

Benefit

Released: 20 April 1970


1970 Label: Island Records 11 3 2 5 US: Gold[8]
(US Reprise)
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

Aqualung

Released: 19 March
1971 US: 3x Multi-
1971 Label: Chrysalis 7 4 3 5 Platinum[8]
Records (US GER: Gold
Chrysalis/Reprise)
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

Thick as a Brick

Released: 3 March 1972


(UK), 10 May 1972 (US)
1972 1 5 3 2 US: Gold[8]
Label: Island Records
(US Chrysalis/Reprise)
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

A Passion Play

Released: 13 July 1973 US: Gold[8]


1973 1 13 4 5 5
Label: Island Records UK: Silver[9]
(US Chrysalis/Reprise)
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

War Child

Released: 14 October
1974
1974 2 14 8 24 US: Gold[8]
Label: Chrysalis
Records (US Chrysalis)
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

Minstrel in the Gallery

Released: 5 September
1975 US: Gold[8]
1975 7 20 7 13 50 14
Label: Island Records UK: Silver[9]
(US Chrysalis)
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

Too Old to Rock 'n' Roll:


Too Young to Die!

Released: 23 April 1976


1976 (UK), 17 May 1976 (US) 14 25 10 10 27 26
Label: Chrysalis
Records (US Chrysalis)
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

Songs from the Wood

Released: 4 February
1977 US: Gold[8]
1977 8 13 23 8 22 34
Label: Chrysalis CAN: Gold [10]
Records (US Chrysalis)
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

Heavy Horses

Released: 10 April 1978 US: Gold[8]


1978 Label: Island Records 19 20 18 13 27 19 CAN: Gold [10]
(US Chrysalis) UK: Silver[9]
Format: Vinyl, LP, CD

Stormwatch

Released: 14
US: Gold[8]
1979 September 1979 22 27 15 28
Label: Island Records CAN: Gold [10]
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

A
1980 30 25 10 9 21
Released: 29 August
1980 (UK), 1 September
1980 (US)
Label: Island Records
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

The Broadsword and the


Beast

Released: 10 April 1982


1982 19 27 18 14 14 UK: Silver[9]
Label: Chrysalis
Records
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

Under Wraps

Released: 7 September
1984
1984 76 18 9 43 15
Label: Chrysalis
Records
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

Crest of a Knave US: Gold[8]


CAN: Gold [10]
Released: 11 UK: Gold[9]
September 1987
1987 32 19 19 7 40 10 Grammy Award for
Label: Chrysalis "Best Hard
Records Rock/Metal
Format: Vinyl LP, CD Performance
Instrumental"[11]

Rock Island

Released: 21 August
1989
1989 56 18 20 7 14 35 5 UK: Silver[9]
Label: Chrysalis
Records
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

Catfish Rising

Released: 10
September 1991
1991 88 27 36 12 12 48 21
Label: Chrysalis
Records
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

Roots to Branches

Released: 4 September
1995 1995 (UK), 12 114 20 25 27 21 55
September 1995 (US)
Label: Chrysalis
Records
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

J-Tull Dot Com

Released: 23 August
1999 1999 161 44 50 15
Label: Fuel 2000
Format: CD

The Jethro Tull Christmas


Album

Released: 30
2003 51
September 2003
Label: Fuel 2000
Format: CD

"" denotes releases that did not chart or weren't released in that country.

Live albums
Peak chart position Certifications
Year Album details US UK AUT CH NOR SWE GER sales
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] thresholds

Live - Bursting Out


US: Gold[8]
Released: 22 September 1978
1978 21 17 16 20 16 CAN: Gold [10]
Label: Island Records
Format: Vinyl LP, Cassette, CD UK: Silver[9]

Live at Hammersmith '84

Released: 10 December 1990


1990
Label: Raw Fruit
Format: Vinyl LP

A Little Light Music

Released: 14 September 1992


1992 150 34 22
Label: Chrysalis Records
Format: Cassette, CD

In Concert

Released: 1995
1995
Label: Windsong International
Format: Vinyl LP

Living with the Past

Released: 30 April 2002 US: Gold[8]


2002 75
Label: Eagle Records CAN: Gold [10]
Format: CD

Nothing Is Easy: Live at the Isle


of Wight 1970

2004 Released: 2 November 2004


Label: Eagle Records
Format: CD

Aqualung Live

Released: 20 September 2005


2005 78
Label: RandM Records
Format: CD

Live at Montreux 2003

Released: 20 August 2007


2007 38
Label: Eagle Records
Format: Vinyl LP, CD
Live at Madison Square Garden
1978

2009 Released: 2009 -


Label: Chrysalis/EMI
Format: CD

Live at Carnegie Hall 1970

Released: 2015
2015 -
Label: Parlophone
Format: Vinyl LP

"" denotes releases that did not chart or weren't released in that country.

Compilation albums
Peak chart positions
Certifications
Year Album US UK AUT CH NOR SWE GER
sales thresholds
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Living in the Past

Released: 23 June 1972 (UK), 31


1972 October 1972 (US) 3 13 5 8 US: Gold[8]
Label: Island Records
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

M.U. - The Best of Jethro Tull

Released: January 1976 US: Platinum[8]


1976 13 44
Label: Chrysalis Records UK: Gold[9]
Format: Vinyl LP, CD

Repeat - The Best of Jethro


Tull - Vol II

Released: 9 September 1977


1977 94
(UK), 7 November 1977 (US)
Label: Chrysalis Records
Format: Vinyl LP, Cassette, CD

Original Masters

Released: November 1985 US: Platinum[8]


1985 63
Label: Chrysalis Records UK: Silver[9]
Format: Vinyl LP, Cassette, CD

20 Years of Jethro Tull


(boxed set)

Released: 27 June 1988 97 78


Label: Chrysalis Records
Format: Vinyl LP, Cassette, CD

1988
20 Years of Jethro Tull:
Highlights

Released: 10 October 1988


Label: Chrysalis Records
Format: Vinyl LP, Cassette, CD

25th Anniversary Box Set

Released: April 1993


1993 81
Label: Chrysalis Records
Format: CD
Nightcap

Released: 22 November 1993


(UK), 11 January 2000 (US)
Label: Chrysalis Records
Format: CD

The Best of Jethro Tull - The


Anniversary Collection
(two-CD compilation)

Released: 24 May 1993
Label: Chrysalis Records
Format: CD

Through the Years

Released: 30 June 1998


1998 Label: Disky Communications
Europe B.V.
Format: CD

The Very Best of Jethro Tull

Released: 5 June 2001


2001 99 13 65
Label: Chrysalis Records
Format: CD

The Essential Jethro Tull

Released: 3 June 2003


2003
Label: Chrysalis Records
Format: CD

The Best of Acoustic Jethro


Tull

2007 Released: 12 March 2007


Label: Chrysalis Records
Format: CD

Jethro Tull Essential[12]

Released: 12 September
2011 2011
Label: Chrysalis Records
Format: CD

10 Great Songs[13]
2012 Released: 3 April 2012
Label: Capitol / EMI
Format: CD

"" denotes releases that did not chart or weren't released in that country.

Extended plays
Peak chart position Certifications
Year Details US UK AUT CH NOR SWE GER sales
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] thresholds

"Life is a Long Song" / "Up the


Pool" / "Dr. Bogenbroom" / "For
Later" / "Nursie"
1971 11
Released: 1971
Label: Chrysalis Records
Format: Vinyl, 7"

"Ring Out, Solstice Bells" /


"March, the Mad Scientist" /
"Christmas Song" / "Pan Dance"
1976 28
Released: 1976
Label: Chrysalis Records
Format: Vinyl, 7"

"Home" / "King Henry's Madrigal"


/ "Warm Sporran" / "Solstice
Bells"
1979
Released: 1979
Label: Chrysalis Records
Format: Vinyl, 7"

The Christmas EP: "Ring Out


Solstice Bells" / "God Rest Ye
Merry Gentlemen" / "Slipstream"
2004 78
Released: 2004
Label: R&M
Format: CD

"" denotes releases that did not chart or weren't released in that country.

Singles
Single (A-side,
B-side / EP Peak chart position
tracks)
Year Both sides (and EP Album
tracks) from same UK AUT CH NOR SWE GER NL
US[14] [2][15] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [16]
AU
album except where
indicated

"Sunshine Day"
b/w "Aeroplane"
(Incorrectly listed as
20 Years Of
by "Jethro Toe";
Jethro Tull
copies with the
correct name are
1968 counterfeits)

"A Song For


Jeffrey"
b/w "One For John This Was
Gee" (from 20 Years
Of Jethro Tull)

"Love Story"
b/w "Christmas Song"
(UK) 29 51
"A Song For Jeffrey"
(US)

"Living In The
Past" 11 3 36
Living In The
1969 b/w "Driving Song"
Past
"Sweet Dream"
b/w "17" (UK, from
20 Years Of Jethro
Tull) 7 13 14
"Reasons For
Waiting" (US, from
Stand Up)

"Boure"
37 5 Stand Up
b/w "Fat Man"

"The Witch's
Promise" Living In The
4 28 23 91
b/w "Teacher" (from Past
Benefit (US version))
1970 "Inside"
b/w "Alive and Well
and Living In" (UK,
non-album track in Benefit
US)
"A Time For
Everything" (US)

"Hymn 43"
1971 91 Aqualung
b/w "Mother Goose"
"Life Is A Long
Song" (EP)
"Up The Pool" Living In The
11 41
"Doctor Bogenbroom" Past
"From Later"
"Nursie"

"A Passion Play"


(Edit #8)
80 50
b/w "A Passion Play"
(Edit #9)
1973 A Passion Play
"A Passion Play"
(Edit #6)

b/w "A Passion Play"
(Edit #10)

"Bungle In The
Jungle"
1974 12 -
b/w "Back-Door
Angels"
War Child
"Skating Away
(On The Thin Ice Of
-
The New Day)"
b/w "Sealion"

"Minstrel In The
Gallery"
Minstrel In The
b/w "Summerday 79
Gallery
Sands" (from 20
1975
Years Of Jethro Tull)

"Living In The
Past"
b/w "Requiem" (UK,
Living In The
from Minstrel In The 36
Past
Gallery)
"Christmas Song"
(US)

"Too Old To Rock


And Roll, Too
Young To Die"
Too Old To
b/w "Rainbow Blues"
Rock N' Roll,
(UK, from M.U. --
Too Young To
The Best Of Jethro
Die!
1976 Tull)
"Bad-Eyed and
Loveless" (US)

"Locomotive
Breath"
62 Aqualung
b/w "Fat Man" (from
Stand Up)
"The Whistler"
b/w "Strip Cartoon" Songs From
1977 59
(from 20 Years Of The Wood
Jethro Tull)

"Moths"
b/w "Life Is A Long
- Heavy Horses
Song" (from Living In
The Past)
1978
"A Stitch In Time"
b/w "Sweet Dream" 20 Years Of

(from Living In The Jethrol Tull
Past)

"North Sea Oil"


-
b/w "Elegy"
1979 Stormwatch
"Home"
-
b/w "Warm Sporran"

"Working John,
1980 Working Joe" - A
b/w "Fylingdale Flyer"

"Beastie"
-
b/w "Pussy Willow"

"Fallen On Hard The


1982 Times" Broadsword
b/w "Broadsword" and The Beast
(UK)
"Pussy Willow" (US)

"Lap Of Luxury"
1984 b/w "Astronomy" - 70 Under Wraps
(Non-album track)

"Living In The
Past"
Living In The
1985 b/w "Cross-Eyed
Past
Mary" (from
Aqualung)

"Coronach"
(credited as Jethro
Tull and David 20 Years Of
1986
Palmer) Jethro Tull
b/w "Jack Frost and
The Hooded Crow"

"Farm On The
Freeway"
-
b/w "Said She Was A
Dancer"
Crest Of A
1987
"Steel Monkey" Knave
b/w "Down At The
End Of Your Road" - 84
(from 20 Years Of
Jethro Tull)
"Said She Was A
Dancer"
55
b/w "Dogs In The
Midwinter"

"Part Of The
Machine" (Edit)
(CD Maxi-single)
"Stormy Monday
Blues"
"Lick Your Fingers
1988
Clean" 20 Years Of
-
"Minstrel In The Jethro Tull
Gallery" (from
Minstrel In The
Gallery
"Farm On The
Freeway" (from Crest
Of A Knave)

"Kissing Willie"
-
b/w "Heavy Water"

"Another
Christmas Song" Rock Island
b/w "Intro - A
1989 95
Christmas Song"
(from Living In The
Past)

"This Is Not Love"


b/w "Night In The
1991 -
Wilderness"
(Non-album track)

"Rocks On The
Road" (Album edit)
(EP)
"Rocks On The
Road" (Live)
"Bouree" (Live, Catfish Rising
non-album track)
1992 "Jack-A-Lynn" (Home 47
demo, non-album
track)
"Night In The
Wilderness"
(Non-album track)
"Jump Start"
(Non-album track)

"Living in the
1993 (Slightly More 32
Recent) Past"[17]
"Bends Like A
Willow"
1999 b/w "It All Trickles 136 J-Tull Dot Com
Down" (Non-album
track)
"" denotes releases that did not chart or weren't released in that country.

Videos
Year Details
Slipstream

1981 Released: 1 July 1981


Label: Pacific Arts

20 Years of Jethro Tull

1988 Released: 29 June 1988


Label: Virgin Records

25th Anniversary Video

1994 Released: 30 April 1994


Label: Fuel 2000

Living with the Past

2002 Released: 14 May 2002


Label: Varese

A New Day Yesterday

2003 Released: 30 September 2003


Label: Capitol Records

Nothing Is Easy: Live at the Isle of Wight 1970

2005 Released: 4 October 2005


Label: Eagle Records

Live at Montreux 2003

2007 Released: 21 August 2007


Label: Eagle Records

Jethro Tull Box

2007 Released: 26 October 2007


Label: Eagle Records

Jack in the Green: Live in Germany 1970-1993

2008 Released: 20 May 2008


Label: Eagle Rock Entertainment

Classic Artists : Jethro Tull - Their Fully Authorized Story

2009 Released: 6 March 2009


Label: Blackhill
Live at AVO Session Basel

2009 Released: 2009


Label: Edel

Live At Madison Square Garden 1978

2009 Released: 31 October 2009


Label: EMI

Around the World Live

2013 Released: 11 June 2013


Label: Eagle Rock Entertainment

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6. "Swedish Charts - Jethro Tull - Catfish Rising". Swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 9 June 2009.
7. "Albumcharts / Chartsgalerie / Charts / Home - Musikmarkt" (in German). Musikmarkt.de. Retrieved
1 May 2015.
8. "RIAA - Gold & Platinum - 9 June 2009". www.riaa.com. Retrieved 9 June 2009.
9. "Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 10 September 2009.
10. "Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA): Certification Results". www.cria.ca. Retrieved
9 June 2009.
11. "Jethro Tull > Charts & Awards > Grammy Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 14 June 2009.
12. "Essential: Jethro Tull: Amazon.de: MP3-Downloads". Amazon.de. 1 January 1970. Retrieved 9 August
2012.
13. "10 Great Songs". Allmusic. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
14. "Jethro Tull > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles". AllMusic. Retrieved 20 June 2009.
15. "Chartstats : Jethro Tull". Chartstats.com. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
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