The Ballad of Jethro Tull is the highly anticipated official illustrated
For the first time ever, Ian Anderson along with past and present members of Jethro Tull, tell the story of a unique and remarkable musical career.
The first official, illustrated, oral history of prog rock legends Jethro Tull, The Ballad of Jethro Tull is Illustrated throughout with previously unseen, personal and classic photographs and memorabilia. Tull’s story is told by Ian Anderson, band members past and present and the people who helped them to become one of the most successful bands in rock history.
Each copy comes with a download* of ‘The Ballad of Jethro Tull’, a specially-written spoken word telling of the Tull story performed by Ian over classic Tull track backing, plus a recording of Ian reading ‘Marmion’ with specially created musical backing. The recordings are only available with this book.
The Signature Edition of the first official illustrated
Each copy comes with a 7″ vinyl record of ‘The Ballad of Jethro Tull’, a specially-written spoken word telling of the Tull story performed by Ian over classic Tull track backing, plus a recording of Ian reading ‘Marmion’ with new, original musical backing. It also comes as a download*. (The recordings are only available with this book.)
Limited to 500 numbered copies, each book is signed by Ian Anderson, comes with original art prints by cover artist Peter Klucik, and comes in a hand-made clamshell box.
*The download will be sent by email when the book is published later this year.
In a specially recorded video for the website www.jethrotullbook.com posted by Ian Anderson, who is overseeing the project and has contributed unseen images and materials from his personal archive, said that the book is ‘under construction’ and available to pre-order now, for shipping in November.
Fans who pre-order now will be able to have their name printed in the finished book.