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Stand Up (album) by Jethro Tull 

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Stand Up
Stand Up by Jethro Tull (1969)
Overall rank: 1,376th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 80 votes)
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Accolades: Top albums of 1969 (38th)
Top albums of the 1960s (128th)
Best albums of all time (1,376th)

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Jethro Tull bestography

Stand Up is NOT ranked as the best album by Jethro Tull. The best album by Jethro Tull is Aqualung which is ranked number 299 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 5,281.

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Members who like this album also like: Aqualung by Jethro Tull, Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin and Thick As A Brick by Jethro Tull.

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Stand Up track list

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1.A New Day Yesterday
78/100 (10 votes)
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2.Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square
76/100 (10 votes)
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3.Bouree
80/100 (13 votes)
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4.Back To The Family
78/100 (10 votes)
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5.Look Into The Sun
77/100 (11 votes)
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6.Nothing Is Easy
80/100 (13 votes)
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7.Fat Man
80/100 (12 votes)
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8.We Used To Know
79/100 (12 votes)
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9.Reasons For Waiting
77/100 (10 votes)
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10.For A Thousand Mothers
76/100 (10 votes)
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The tracks on this album have an average rating of 78 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated.)

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76/100 (from 80 votes)
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90/100
08/26/2014 09:21
82/100
 
60/100
08/20/2014 05:22
67/100
 
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80/100
06/01/2014 10:41
88/100

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90/100
From ffudnebbuh 01/19/2013 14:30
what he said
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From leafthief67 10/10/2012 11:30
Ah wow!! a real favourite of mine. Wish they'd stuck with this folkier sound for a bit longer. They did it SO well. Prog stuff was good too, but this had such a great feeling to it.
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Their first 3 albums (Stand Up, This Was & Benefit) share a hard blues feel that would be seriously dampened after their big hit Aqualung. If you like the heavier/blues side of Tull go towards these earlier albums; if you like their folksier/prog side, the '70s albums starting with TAAB are for you; if you like them heavy but want clean sound and less blues, then their late 80s albums and anything thereafter are the ones for you. It is amazing how this band has such an extended discography but only a few weak albums and Stand Up sure ain't one of the weak ones.
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From Facetious 05/28/2012 10:53
Jethro Tull's masterpiece, it single-handedly killed any need for the creation of Hotel California. Sorry, Eagles, your album is sorta good, but it can't compare to this.
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From haredoug 05/13/2009 04:14
complete and total WOW!!!!!!!!!!! stunningly realized. massive playing all around. stone-cold brilliant songwriting. the sky was the limit for this band, but i think they topped out early, with this. when this one is over, turn off the hi-fi and go to bed.
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