Jethro Tull discography

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Jethro Tull Logo.svg Jethro Tull discography

Jethro Tull with Neue Philharmonie Frankfurt in June 2007
Releases
Studio albums 21
Live albums 9
Compilation albums 15
EPs 4
Singles 33
Video albums 12

This is the discography of the British progressive rock band Jethro Tull who formed in Luton, 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 Martin Barre, drummer Doane Perry, and bassist Dave Pegg.

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart position Certifications
sales thresholds
US
[1]
UK
[2]
AUT
[3]
CH
[4]
NOR
[5]
SWE
[6]
GER
[7]
1968 This Was
  • Released date: 25 October 1968 (UK), 3 February 1969 (US)
  • Label: Island Records (US Reprise)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
62 10
1969 Stand Up
  • Released date: 1 August 1969 (UK), September 1969 (US), 1973 (re-issued and re-released)
  • Label: Island Records (US Reprise)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
20 1 5 5 USGold[8]
1970 Benefit
  • Released date: 20 April 1970
  • Label: Island Records (US Reprise)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
11 3 2 5 USGold[8]
1971 Aqualung
  • Released date: 19 March 1971
  • Label: Chrysalis Records (US Chrysalis/Reprise)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
7 4 3 5 US: 3x Multi-Platinum[8]
GER: Gold
1972 Thick as a Brick
  • Released: 3 March 1972 (UK), 10 May 1972 (US)
  • Label: Island Records (US Chrysalis/Reprise)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
1 5 3 2 USGold[8]
1973 A Passion Play
  • Released date: 13 July 1973
  • Label: Island Records (US Chrysalis/Reprise)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
1 13 4 5 5 USGold[8]
UKSilver[9]
1974 War Child
  • Released date: 14 October 1974
  • Label: Chrysalis Records (US Chrysalis)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
2 14 8 24 USGold[8]
1975 Minstrel in the Gallery
  • Released date: 5 September 1975
  • Label: Island Records (US Chrysalis)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
7 20 7 13 50 30 USGold[8]
UKSilver[9]
1976 Too Old to Rock 'n' Roll: Too Young to Die!
  • Released date: 23 April 1976 (UK), 17 May 1976 (US)
  • Label: Chrysalis Records (US Chrysalis)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
14 25 10 10 27 26
1977 Songs from the Wood
  • Released date: 4 February 1977
  • Label: Chrysalis Records (US Chrysalis)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
8 13 23 8 22 34 USGold[8]
CANGold[10]
1978 Heavy Horses
  • Release date: 10 April 1978
  • Label: Island Records (US Chrysalis)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
19 20 18 13 27 19 USGold[8]
CANGold[10]
UKSilver[9]
1979 Stormwatch
  • Released date: 14 September 1979
  • Label: Island Records
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
22 27 15 28 USGold[8]
CANGold[10]
1980 A
  • Released date: 29 August 1980 (UK), 1 September 1980 (US)
  • Label: Island Records
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
30 25 10 9 21
1982 The Broadsword and the Beast 19 27 18 14 14 UKSilver[9]
1984 Under Wraps 76 18 9 43 15
1987 Crest of a Knave 32 19 19 7 40 10 USGold[8]
CANGold[10]
UKGold[9]
Grammy Award for "Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Instrumental"[11]
1989 Rock Island 56 18 20 7 14 35 5 UKSilver[9]
1991 Catfish Rising 88 27 36 12 12 48 21
1995 Roots to Branches
  • Released date: 4 September 1995 (UK), 12 September 1995 (US)
  • Label: Chrysalis Records
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
114 20 25 27 21 55
1999 J-Tull Dot Com
  • Released date: 23 August 1999
  • Label: Fuel 2000
  • Format: CD
161 44 50 15
2003 The Jethro Tull Christmas Album
  • Released date: 30 September 2003
  • Label: Fuel 2000
  • Format: CD
51
"–" denotes releases that did not chart or weren't released in that country.

Live albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart position Certifications
sales thresholds
US
[1]
UK
[2]
AUT
[3]
CH
[4]
NOR
[5]
SWE
[6]
GER
[7]
1978 Live - Bursting Out
  • Released: 22 September 1978
  • Label: Island Records
  • Format: Vinyl LP, Cassette, CD
21 17 16 20 16 USGold[8]
CANGold[10]
UKSilver[9]
1990 Live at Hammersmith '84
  • Released: 10 December 1990
  • Label: Raw Fruit
  • Format: Vinyl LP
1992 A Little Light Music 150 34 22
1995 In Concert
2002 Living with the Past 75 USGold[8]
CANGold[10]
2004 Nothing Is Easy: Live at the Isle of Wight 1970
2005 Aqualung Live 78
2007 Live at Montreux 2003
  • Released: 20 August 2007
  • Label: Eagle Records
  • Format: Vinyl LP, CD
38
2009 Live at Madison Square Garden 1978 -
"–" denotes releases that did not chart or weren't released in that country.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
sales thresholds
US
[1]
UK
[2]
AUT
[3]
CH
[4]
NOR
[5]
SWE
[6]
GER
[7]
1972 Living in the Past
  • Released: 23 June 1972 (UK), 31 October 1972 (US)
  • Label: Island Records
  • Format: Vinyl LP, CD
3 13 5 8 USGold[8]
1976 M.U. - The Best of Jethro Tull 13 44 USPlatinum[8]
UKGold[9]
1977 Repeat - The Best of Jethro Tull - Vol II
  • Released: 9 September 1977 (UK), 7 November 1977 (US)
  • Label: Chrysalis Records
  • Format: Vinyl LP, Cassette, CD
94
1985 Original Masters 63 USPlatinum[8]
UKSilver[9]
1988 20 Years of Jethro Tull
(boxed set)
97 78
20 Years of Jethro Tull: Highlights
1993 25th Anniversary Box Set 81
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)
1998 Through the Years
  • Released: 30 June 1998
  • Label: Disky Communications Europe B.V.
  • Format: CD
2001 The Very Best of Jethro Tull 99 13 65
2003 The Essential Jethro Tull
2007 The Best of Acoustic Jethro Tull
2011 Jethro Tull Essential[12]
2012 10 Great Songs[13]
  • Released: 3 April 2012
  • Label: Capitol / EMI
  • Format: CD
"–" denotes releases that did not chart or weren't released in that country.

Extended plays[edit]

Year Details Peak chart position Certifications
sales thresholds
US
[1]
UK
[2]
AUT
[3]
CH
[4]
NOR
[5]
SWE
[6]
GER
[7]
1971 "Life is a Long Song" / "Up the Pool" / "Dr. Bogenbroom" / "For Later" / "Nursie" 11
1976 "Ring Out, Solstice Bells" / "March, the Mad Scientist" / "Christmas Song" / "Pan Dance" 28
1979 "Home" / "King Henry's Madrigal" / "Warm Sporran" / "Solstice Bells"
2004 The Christmas EP: "Ring Out Solstice Bells" / "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" / "Slipstream"
  • Released: 2004
  • Label: R&M
  • Format: CD
78
"–" denotes releases that did not chart or weren't released in that country.

Singles[edit]

Year Single (A-side, B-side / EP tracks)
Both sides (and EP tracks) from same album except where indicated
Peak chart position Album
US[14] UK
[15]
AUT
[3]
CH
[4]
NOR
[5]
SWE
[6]
GER
[7]
NL
[16]
AU
1968 "Sunshine Day"
b/w "Aeroplane"
(Incorrectly listed as by "Jethro Toe";
copies with the correct name are counterfeits)
20 Years Of Jethro Tull
"A Song For Jeffrey"
b/w "One For John Gee" (from 20 Years Of Jethro Tull)
This Was
1969 "Love Story"
b/w "A Christmas Song" (UK)
"A Song For Jeffrey" (US)
29 51 Living In The Past
"Living In The Past"
b/w "Driving Song"
11 3 36
"Sweet Dream"
b/w "17" (UK, from 20 Years Of Jethro Tull)
"Reasons For Waiting" (US, from Stand Up)
7 13 14
1970 "Bourée"
b/w "Fat Man"
37 5 Stand Up
"The Witch's Promise"
b/w "Teacher" (from Benefit (US version))
4 28 23 91 Living In The Past
"Inside"
b/w "Alive and Well and Living In" (UK, non-album track in US)
"A Time For Everything" (US)
Benefit
1971 "Hymn 43"
b/w "Mother Goose"
91 Aqualung
"Life Is A Long Song" (EP)
"Up The Pool"
"Doctor Bogenbroom"
"For Later"
"Nursie"
11 41 Living In The Past
1973 "A Passion Play" (Edit #8)
b/w "A Passion Play" (Edit #9)
80 50 A Passion Play
"A Passion Play" (Edit #6)
b/w "A Passion Play" (Edit #10)
1974 "Bungle In The Jungle"
b/w "Back-Door Angels"
12 - War Child
1975 "Skating Away (On The Thin Ice Of The New Day)"
b/w "Sealion"
-
"Minstrel In The Gallery"
b/w "Summerday Sands" (from 20 Years Of Jethro Tull)
79 Minstrel In The Gallery
"Living In The Past"
b/w "Requiem" (UK, from Minstrel In The Gallery)
"Christmas Song" (US)
36 Living In The Past
1976 "Too Old To Rock And Roll, Too Young To Die"
b/w "Rainbow Blues" (UK, from M.U. -- The Best Of Jethro Tull)
"Bad-Eyed and Loveless" (US)
Too Old To Rock N' Roll, Too Young To Die!
"Locomotive Breath"
b/w "Fat Man" (from Stand Up)
62 Aqualung
1977 "The Whistler"
b/w "Strip Cartoon" (from 20 Years Of Jethro Tull)
59 Songs From The Wood
1978 "Moths"
b/w "Life Is A Long Song" (from Living In The Past)
- Heavy Horses
"A Stitch In Time"
b/w "Sweet Dream" (from Living In The Past)
20 Years Of Jethrol Tull
1979 "North Sea Oil"
b/w "Elegy"
- Stormwatch
"Home"
b/w "Warm Sporran"
-
1980 "Working John, Working Joe"
b/w "Fylingdale Flyer"
- A
1982 "Beastie"
b/w "Pussy Willow"
- The Broadsword and The Beast
"Fallen On Hard Times"
b/w "Broadsword" (UK)
"Pussy Willow" (US)
1984 "Lap Of Luxury"
b/w "Astronomy" (Non-album track)
- 70 Under Wraps
1985 "Living In The Past"
b/w "Cross-Eyed Mary" (from Aqualung)
Living In The Past
1986 "Coronach" (credited as Jethro Tull and David Palmer)
b/w "Jack Frost and The Hooded Crow"
20 Years Of Jethro Tull
1987 "Farm On The Freeway"
b/w "Said She Was A Dancer"
- Crest Of A Knave
"Steel Monkey"
b/w "Down At The End Of Your Road" (from 20 Years Of Jethro Tull)
- 84
1988 "Said She Was A Dancer"
b/w "Dogs In The Midwinter"
55
"Part Of The Machine" (Edit) (CD Maxi-single)
"Stormy Monday Blues"
"Lick Your Fingers Clean"
"Minstrel In The Gallery" (from Minstrel In The Gallery
"Farm On The Freeway" (from Crest Of A Knave)
- 20 Years Of Jethro Tull
"Kissing Willie"
b/w "Heavy Water"
- Rock Island
1989 "Another Christmas Song"
b/w "Intro - A Christmas Song" (from Living In The Past)
95
1991 "This Is Not Love"
b/w "Night In The Wilderness" (Non-album track)
- Catfish Rising
1992 "Rocks On The Road" (Album edit) (EP)
"Rocks On The Road" (Live)
"Bouree" (Live, non-album track)
"Jack-A-Lynn" (Home demo, non-album track)
"Night In The Wilderness" (Non-album track)
"Jump Start" (Non-album track)
47
1993 "Living in the (Slightly More Recent) Past"[17] 32
1999 "Bends Like A Willow"
b/w "It All Trickles Down" (Non-album track)
136 J-Tull Dot Com
"–" denotes releases that did not chart or weren't released in that country.

Videos[edit]

Year Details
1981 Slipstream
1988 20 Years of Jethro Tull
1994 25th Anniversary Video
2002 Living with the Past
  • Released: 14 May 2002
  • Label: Varese
2003 A New Day Yesterday
2005 Nothing Is Easy: Live at the Isle of Wight 1970
2007 Live at Montreux 2003
2007 Jethro Tull Box
2008 Jack in the Green: Live in Germany 1970-1993
2009 Classic Artists : Jethro Tull - Their Fully Authorized Story
  • Released: 6 March 2009
  • Label: Blackhill
2009 Live At Madison Square Garden 1978
  • Released: 31 October 2009
  • Label: EMI

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