|3 CD set of early radio broadcasts by Jethro Tull
Format: CD / Cat No: ETTB127 / Released: 19/02/2021
Track Listing: CD 1: 1. My Sunday Feeling (5:47) / 2. Martin's Tune (10:47) / 3. To Be Sad Is A Mad Way To Be (4:39) / 4. Back To The Family (4:19) / 5. Dharma For One (9:09) / 6. Nothing Is Easy (14:19) / 7. Song For Jeffrey (3:34)
CD 2: 1. Nothing Is Easy (14:49) / 2. A Song For Jeffrey (3:48) / 3. Back To The Family (3:25) / 4. Dharma For One (13:22) / 5. Martin's Tune (8:14) / 6. For A Thousand Mothers (4:40) / 7. Bouree (7:36) / 8. A New Day Yesterday (5:08) / 9. Blues Jam (12:04) / 10. Fat Man (2:45)
CD 3: 1. My Sunday Feeling (6:37) / 2. My God (11:21) / 3. To Cry You A Song (6:15) / 4. With You There To Help Me/By Kind Permission Of... (13:19) / 5. Sossity; You're A Woman/Reasons For Waiting (6:41) / 6. Nothing Is Easy (6:31) / 7. Dharma For One (10:16) / 8. We Used To Know (3:34) / 9. Instrumental (4:41) / 10. For A Thousand Mothers (4:52)
More information: After achieving moderate recognition performing on the London club scene, the Jethro Tull released their debut album This Was in 1968. After a line-up change which saw original guitarist Mick Abrahams replaced by Martin Barre, the band released the folk-tinged blues record Stand Up (1969). Stand Up saw the band achieve their first commercial success, with the album reaching No. 1 in the UK, followed by regular tours of the UK and the US.
This triple CD set contains FM radio broadcasts of performances from the early years of Jethro Tullís career.
On disc 1 is the band's mesmerising performance at the Konserthuse, in Stockholm, Sweden, on 14th January 1969, when the group were still touring their Stand-Up album, released six-months before.
Disc 2 features two performances form Tull, firstly their set from the Newport Pop Festival in Northridge, CA on 21st June í69, and secondly from their show at the Eagles Auditorium in Seattle, Washington on 9th March the same year.
The set concludes on disc 3 with Tullís magnificent concert at Chicagoís Aragon Ballroom on 16th August 1970.
Note: Recording quality can vary on FM broadcast releases.