A2Z 2021 Jethro Tull Songs Day 23 (The) Witches Promise (single)

  The Witch’s Promise is a single, released in January 1970, on the Chrysalis label. It reached No. 4 in the UK Singles Chart, and was promoted by an appearance on the British chart show Top of the Pops. The B-side was “Teacher.” Both songs later appeared on the 2001 US release of the album…

A2Z 2021 Jethro Tull Songs Day 22 Velvet Green from Songs from the Wood (1977)

Peter from Prog Archives says of the album, Songs from the Wood: Singer/songwriter Ian Anderson, in keeping with the recording’s title, revels in his folkier side here, with terrific, spot-on accompaniment from his band (comprised of Martin Barre on guitar and lute, John Evans on keyboards, Barriemore Barlow on drums and percussion, and John Glascock…

A2Z 2021 Jethro Tull Songs Day 21 Up to Me (from Aqualung)

“Up to Me” is from the Aqualung album. With all of the other great tunes on the album, most reviewers don’t spend much time on it. That’s OK. The lyrics are inventive and build a world like so many of Ian Anderson’s lyrics. Take her to the cinemaAnd leave you in a wimpy barYou tell…