Jethro Tull ‎– This Was

Island Records ‎– ILPS 9085
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo, Gatefold

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A1 My Sunday Feeling 3:38
A2 Some Day The Sun Won't Shine For You 2:42
A3 Beggar's Farm 4:19
A4 Move On Alone 2:00
A5 Serenade To A Cuckoo 6:01
B1 Dharma For One 4:11
B2 It's Breaking Me Up 4:56
B3 Cat's Squirrel
Written-By – Traditional
B4 A Song For Jeffrey 3:18
B5 Round 0:50

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Black and orange ‘eye’ logo on pink label variation with "Made in England" and Chrysalis logo.
Laminated gatefold sleeve with ‘wide’ spine.

On rear sleeve:
Chrysalis logo with address "Island Records Ltd., 155 - 157 Oxford Street, London, W1, England".
‘STEREO ILPS 9085′ on rear sleeve (top right corner).
Inside gatefold unlaminated spread, overlapped glue-tab at top, ''flipback''

Pink label editions exist with the three earliest Island logo designs on pink background:
First issue: This Was (mono) /This Was (stereo) with a black and orange 'bullseye' logo; one variation (this one) additionally states "Made in England" and another This Was (mono) / This Was (stereo) adds a BIEM credit.
Second issue: This Was with a black block 'i' logo.
Third issue: This Was with a white 'i' logo.
(reissued again on every label style since, including pink rim, palm tree etc.).

© Chrysalis Productions Ltd. 1968.
Jethro Tull songs published by Chrysalis Music.
'Serenade To A Cuckoo' published by Flamingo Music.

℗ 1968
Made in England

Recorded Thursday 13th June to Friday 23rd August, 1968 at Sound Techniques Studio, Chelsea, London.
Also issued in mono (#ILP 985).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side Run-out, Stamped): I L P S + 9 0 8 5 + A
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side Run-out, Stamped): I L P S + 9 0 8 5 + B

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ILP 985 Jethro Tull This Was(LP, Album, Mono, Ste) Island Records ILP 985 UK 1968 Sell This Version
CHR 1041 Jethro Tull This Was(LP, Album, RE, RP, Whi) Chrysalis CHR 1041 UK 1983 Sell This Version
ILPS 9085 Jethro Tull This Was(LP, Album, RP) Island Records ILPS 9085 UK Unknown Sell This Version
GX 01-340 Jethro Tull Jethro Tull(LP, Album) Reprise Records, Gamma (4) GX 01-340 Mexico 1968 Sell This Version
RS 6336 Jethro Tull This Was(LP, Album, Gat) Reprise Records RS 6336 Canada Unknown Sell This Version