Throwback Concert: Jethro Tull at New Haven Coliseum 1977

Throwback Concert: Jethro Tull at New Haven Coliseum 1977

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1977!

That year PLR presented Jethro Tull at New Haven Coliseum. In 1977 Jethro Tull hit the road to support its tenth studio album, “Songs From The Wood,” which featured the singles The Whistler, Songs From The Wood and Ring Out, Solstice Bells. 

Today we look back at Jethro Tull’s show in New Haven…


Jethro Tull

Tour: Songs From The Wood

Thursday March 31, 1977

New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Ticket Price: $7.50

Band Lineup: Ian Anderson, Martin Barre, John Glascock, John Evans, Dee Palmer, Barriemore Barlow


  1. Wond’ring Aloud
  2. Skating Away on the Thin Ice of the New Day
  3. Jack-in-the-Green
  4. Thick as a Brick
  5. Songs From The Wood
  6. Conundrum
  7. To Cry You a Song
  8. A New Day Yesterday
  9. Velvet Green
  10. Hunting Girl
  11. Too Old to Rock ‘n’ Roll, Too Young to Die
  12. Symphony No. 9, Op. 125 (Ode to Joy) (Ludwig van Beethoven cover)
  13. Minstrel in the Gallery
  14. Cross-Eyed Mary
  15. Aqualung
  16. Guitar Solo (encore)
  17. Wind-Up (encore)
  18. Back-Door Angels (encore)
  19. Wind-Up (reprise / encore)
  20. Locomotive Breath (encore)
  21. Pomp and Circumstance (Land of Hope and Glory) (Edward Elgar cover)
  22. Back-Door Angels (reprise / encore)



Ticket stub courtesy of Al F.


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