Jethro Tull – Benefit sealed original 1970 Reprise LP

A sealed first pressing of Jethro Tull's 1970 LP Benefit.

$125.00




Offered for sale is a still sealed first pressing of Jethro Tull’s 1970 LP Benefit on the original Reprise label.

Benefit was Jethro Tull’s third LP, and it was the album where they abandoned their blues roots and embraced the flute-folk-rock sound that they’d use successfully for the rest of their career.

Based on tracks such as “Teacher” (which was not on the UK release), “With You There to Help Me”, and “To Cry You a Song”, the album reached #11 on the U.S. album charts and was certified gold by the RIAA.

In the U.S. first pressings of Benefit were issued on the Reprise label.  In 1972, the album was reissued on the Chrysalis label, as were all subsequent pressings.  Reprise pressings, particularly clean ones, have become rather hard to find.

You can listen to “With You There to Help Me” here:

About this copy: This copy of Benefit is an original, still sealed 1970 pressing on the Reprise label.  The shrink wrap is fully intact, with no rips, tears, punch holes or cutout marks.  The record is presumably new and unplayed.

A beautiful first pressing of a terrific record.

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Country of origin:
U.S.
Size::
12″
Record Label:
Reprise
Catalog Number:
RS 6400
Year of Release:
1970
Format::
stereo
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