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Jethro Tull – War Child Japan LP with obi

$79.20

Free U.S. shipping!  A 1977 Japanese pressing of War Child by Jethro Tull, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of War Child by Jethro Tull, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of War Child is a 1977 pressing of an album that was originally released in 1974.

The cover is VG++ and close to M-, with slight edge and corner wear.  The obi is M-.

The lyric insert is M-.

The disc is M- and looks unplayed.  Clean disc!

A beautiful copy of a rare Jethro Tull LP.

Background: Released in 1974, War Child was the seventh studio album by Jethro Tull.

The album reached #2 on the U.S. charts and #14 in the UK.

Allmusic.com gave War Child this review:

War Child was Jethro Tull’s first album after two chart-toppers, Thick as a Brick and A Passion Play, and was one of those records that was a hit the day it was announced (it was certified platinum based on pre-orders, the last Tull album to earn platinum record status). …”Skating Away on the Thin Ice of a New Day” is a beautiful, largely acoustic number that was popular in concert, but “Bungle in the Jungle,” with a title that went over well, got most of the radio play. “The Third Hoorah” is really a follow-up to “War Child,” and opens with one of the prettiest progressions on a folk tune in Tull’s repertory, with some lovely harpsichord from John Evan evolving into a powerful rock number with a surprising orchestral break and what has to be the most successful appearance of bagpipes in a mainstream rock song.

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Chrysalis
Catalog Number:
WWS-40049
Year of Release: 1977
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 10 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in