Preview: Jethro Tull Getting 3-CD Retrospective

Artist: Jethro Tull
Title: 50 For 50: A Career Spanning Collection Celebrating Jethro Tull's 50th Anniversary
Release Date:
  • May 25, 2018 (CD's)
  • Late August (LP)
Label: Rhino / Parlophone
Format(s):
  • 3-CD Set
  • 1-CD
  • 1-LP
  • Digital
Jethro Tull turns 50 this year and, to celebrate, will release a number of career retrospectives.

A 3-CD set, 50 For 50: A Career Spanning Collection Celebrating Jethro Tull's 50th Anniversary, covers music from their first album through 2003's The Jethro Tull Christmas Album including the expected hits and FM staples along with numerous deep cuts.

A single-CD collection will be released the same day with 15 songs that includes their best known songs with a few album tracks.

Finally, a single vinyl LP will be released that further trims down the collection to just ten tracks. The LP will not be out until late-August. 

Track List:

3-CD Set

Disc 1
  • Nothing Is Easy
  • Love Story
  • Beggar’s Farm
  • Living In The Past
  • A Song For Jeffrey
  • A New Day Yesterday
  • The Witch’s Promise
  • Mother Goose
  • With You There To Help Me
  • Teacher
  • Life Is A Long Song
  • Sweet Dream
  • Aqualung
  • Minstrel In The Gallery
  • Critique Oblique 
  • Weathercock
  • Cross-Eyed Mary
Disc 2
  • Bourée 
  • Dun Ringill
  • Heavy Horses
  • Hunting Girl
  • Bungle In The Jungle
  • Salamander
  • Pussy Willow
  • Too Old To Rock ‘n’ Roll: Too Young To Die!
  • Songs From The Wood
  • The Whistler
  • Really Don’t Mind/See There A Son Is Born
  • Moths
  • One White Duck* / 0¹º = Nothing At All** 
  • Cup Of Wonder
  • Ring Out Solstice Bells
  • Skating Away On The Thin Ice Of The New Day
  • A Christmas Song
Disk 3
  • One Brown Mouse
  • Rare And Precious Chain
  • Kissing Willie
  • Rocks On The Road
  • Fylingdale Flyer
  • Paparazzi
  • North Sea Oil
  • Steel Monkey
  • Black Sunday
  • European Legacy
  • Budapest
  • Broadsword
  • Dot Com
  • Farm On The Freeway
  • This Is Not Love
  • Locomotive Breath

1-CD
  • Love Story
  • Living In The Past
  • Life Is A Long Song
  • Sweet Dream
  • The Witch’s Promise
  • Aqualung
  • Dun Ringhill
  • Cross-Eyed Mary
  • Bouree
  • Bungle In The Jungle
  • Steel Monkey
  • Too Old To Rock ‘n Roll
  • Ring Out Solstice Bells
  • Farm On The Freeway
  • Locomotive Breath

1-Vinyl LP
  • Side 1
    • The Witch’s Promise
    • Sweet Dream 
    • Life Is A Long Song
    • Living In The Past
    • Cross-Eyed Mary 
  • Side 2
    • Aqualung
    • Bouree
    • Bungle In The Jungle
    • The Whistler
    • Locomotive Breath 

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