Love Story (Jethro Tull song)

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"Love Story"
Picture sleeve (Fontana, Germany)
Single by Jethro Tull
B-side "Christmas Song"
Released December 1968
Genre Blues rock, folk rock
Length 3:02
Label Island Records WIP 6048[1] Fontana Records
Reprise Records
Writer(s) Ian Anderson
Producer(s) Ian Anderson, Terry Ellis
Jethro Tull singles chronology
"Sunshine Day"
"Love Story"
"Living in the Past"

"Love Story" is the title of the third single by the British progressive rock group Jethro Tull. It was released in December 1968.[1] It reached No. 29 in the UK Singles Chart in January 1969, spending eight weeks on that chart.[2]

The original UK single was released in December 1968 with the B-side "Christmas Song". In the U.S., "Love Story" was released in March 1969, with "A Song for Jeffrey" on the B-side.[1] "Love Story" and "Christmas Song" did not appear on an album until the 1972 compilation Living in the Past, but "A Song for Jeffrey" did appear on the band's first album, This Was (1968).


Jethro Tull
Additional personnel

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  1. ^ a b c Strong, Martin C. (2000). The Great Rock Discography (5th ed.). Edinburgh: Mojo Books. pp. 504–506. ISBN 1-84195-017-3. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 162. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 

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