Eagle Rock Entertainment To Release Live Jethro Tull DVD – May 20

Eagle Rock Entertainment To Release Live Jethro Tull DVD – May 20


British Classic Rock Band Going Strong After 40 Years!

We’re going to skip the obvious question of why this great band isn’t in the Rock’n’Roll Hall Of Fame and get right to the particulars. After the commercially and artistically successful Live At Montreux 2003 DVD, Eagle Rock Entertainment, on May 20, will release Jethro Tull’s Jack In The Green: Live In Germany, an enticing DVD compendium of in-concert rarities [running time: 96 minutes] spanning the years 1970 to 1993.

The main bulk of the action here centers around 1982 and 1986. It’s amazing to think that this band, led by the redoubtable and enigmatic Ian Anderson, confronting its 40th Anniversary later this year, has never really took any extended time off. Constantly active, one of the most globally enduring and endearing bands of all time, Tull has the kind of international fan base that follows them around the globe. Like the Deadheads of old, Tullheads are no less passionate. Tull shows are like a family celebration of life and longevity. And these shows exhibit those good vibes in spades!

Anderson, of course, is the key. Whether on flute, guitar, mandolin or harmonica, this brilliant singer/songwriter/entertainer/salmon farmer holds sway over his audiences like “The Pied Piper Of Hamelin.” Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi, who was in Jethro Tull for a brief time, always said that Ian knew how to run a band and make it work. That truth still exists today. Anderson is hands-on and pro-active. He, in fact, has fully approved all clips from this DVD, going so far as to add photographs from his personal collection in the packaging.

And Martin Barre has to be one of the most under-recognized and overlooked greatest Progressive Rock guitarists in history. The six notes he wrote as the riff of “Aqualung” alone stands as testament to his genius. Also an accomplished flute player and composer, he is the perfect foil for Anderson’s wily showmanship.

Track Listing

Rockpop In Concert 1982
1) Hard Times
2) Pussy Willow
3) Heavy Horses
4) Jack In The Green
5) Keyboard Solo
6) Sweet Dreams
7) Aqualung
8) Locomotive Breath
9) Cheerio
Rocksummer 1986
10) Hunting Girl
Out In The Green 1986
11) Thick As A Brick
12) Black Sunday
13) Improvisation 2
14) Too Old To Rock’n’Roll, Too Young To Die
Live In Germany 1993
15) My Sunday Feeling
16) So Much Trouble
Beat Club 1970/1971
17) With You There To Help Me
18) Nothing Is Easy

Eagle Rock Entertainment develops, acquires and produces music programming for a wide range of notable and high profile artists, which the company distributes on a worldwide basis. Eagle Rock Entertainment, Eagle Vision and Eagle Eye Media are wholly owned divisions of Eagle Rock Group, LTD.

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