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4.25 | 24 ratings | 2 reviews | 58% 5 stars

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Live, released in 2009

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Sweet Dream (6:52)
2. One Brown Mouse (3:24)
3. Heavy Horses (7:22)
4. Thick As A Brick (11:24)
5. No Lullaby (Including Flute Solo) (9:00)
6. Songs From The Wood (4:54)
7. Quatrain (0:41)
8. Aqualung (8:05)
9. Locomotive Breath (Including Dambusters March) (15:40)
10. Too Old To Rock 'N' Roll: Too Young To Die (4:18)
11. My God/Cross-Eyed Mary (6:59)

Total time 78:39

Line-up / Musicians

- Ian Anderson / vocals, flute, acoustic guitar
- Martin Barre / guitars, mandolin
- John Evan / piano, organ, synthesizers
- David Palmer / synthesizers, portative pipe organ, saxophone
- Tony Williams / bass
- Barriemore Barlow / drums, glockenspiel

Releases information

2009 Parlophone Records ltd.
50 minutes of the performance were broadcast live via satellite on the BBC's Old Grey Whistle Test.

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JETHRO TULL Live at Madison Square Garden 1978 ratings distribution

(24 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(58%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(38%)
Good, but non-essential (4%)
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Review by Warthur
4 stars A show from late in the American leg of the Heavy Horses tour in 1978. Tony Williams fills in for John Glascock on bass, Glascock battling the health issues which would become fatal in 1979, and the setlist is adjusted to account for part of the show being broadcast live via satellite. Despite this, the band are in fine form, with an intriguing extended instrumental break between Locomotive Breath and Too Old To Rock 'n' Roll adding spice even for seasoned Tull fanatics (of which I absolutely am one). Most Tull fans will already have Bursting Out, from around the same time period, but if you want even more live fun from this era of the band then this will do wonderfully.

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4 stars Thanks to spotify this album is avalaible to those who don't have a DVD-player, or don't want to have one. This album is streamable in its entirety, and I must say it's a very explosive show (recorded during their US-tour). The line-up is very tight and plays a lot of latter day material fro Hea ... (read more)

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