The Very Best Of (Jethro Tull album)

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The Very Best Of
Greatest hits album by Jethro Tull
Released May 14, 2001 (UK)
Recorded 1968 - 2001
Genre Progressive rock, progressive folk, hard rock
Length 78:00
Label Chrysalis
Producer Ian Anderson
Jethro Tull chronology
Live at the House of Blues
The Very Best of Jethro Tull
Living with the Past
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

The Very Best Of (2001) is a greatest hits album by Jethro Tull. It includes some of the band's biggest hits from 1969 to the present day. Ian Anderson selected the tracks himself, approving edits necessary for timing purposes, e.g. "Heavy Horses".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Ian Anderson, except where noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "Living in the Past" (Anderson, Terry Ellis) 3:39
2. "Aqualung" (Anderson, Jennie Anderson) 6:35
3. "Sweet Dream"   4:02
4. "The Whistler"   3:28
5. "Bungle in the Jungle"   3:35
6. "The Witch's Promise"   3:49
7. "Locomotive Breath"   4:24
8. "Steel Monkey"   3:36
9. "Thick as a Brick" (edit) 3:00
10. "Bourée" (Anderson, Johann Sebastian Bach) 3:44
11. "Too Old to Rock 'n' Roll: Too Young to Die" (single edit) 3:54
12. "Life is a Long Song"   3:16
13. "Songs from the Wood"   4:51
14. "A New Day Yesterday"   4:08
15. "Heavy Horses" (edit) 3:19
16. "Broadsword"   4:59
17. "Roots to Branches"   5:11
18. "A Song for Jeffrey"   3:17
19. "Minstrel in the Gallery" (single edit; Anderson, Martin Barre) 3:49
20. "Cheerio"   1:10


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