Benefit - Jethro Tull
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  1. With You There to Help Me
  2. Nothing to Say
  3. Inside
  4. Son
  5. For Michael Collins, Jeffrey and Me
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  1. With You There to Help Me
  2. Nothing to Say
  3. Inside
  4. Son
  5. For Michael Collins, Jeffrey and Me
  6. To Cry You a Song
  7. A Time for Everything?
  8. Teacher
  9. Play in Time
  10. Sossity; You're a Woman
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Benefit was the album on which the Jethro Tull sound solidified around folk music, abandoning blues entirely. Beginning with the opening number, "With You There to Help Me," Anderson adopts his now-familiar, slightly mournful folksinger/sage persona, with a rather sardonic outlook on life and the world; his acoustic guitar carries the melody, joined by Martin Barre's electric instrument for the crescendos. This would be the model for much of the material on Aqualung and especially Thick as a Brick, although the acoustic ...

Benefit 1999, Chrysalis Records

UPC: 094632104328

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