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Martin Barre

Martin Barre
Country
England
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Martin Lancelot Barre (born 17 November 1946 in Birmingham) is an English rock musician, best known as the guitarist for Jethro Tull, a position he held starting in 1969. He appeared on every Jethro Tull album except their debut This Was, and has released a number of albums under his own name.
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http://www.martinbarre.com
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Releases on file (41)
Martin Barre — Roads Less Travelled Martin Barre — Roads Less Travelled
(Cleopatra Garage GAR0002, 2018, CD / DL)
Alan Simon — Excalibur IV - The Dark Age of the Dragon Alan Simon — Excalibur IV - The Dark Age of the Dragon
(Babaïka Productions EXCAL-4-, 2017, CD)
Alan Simon — Songwriter Alan Simon — Songwriter
(Babaïka Productions AS-001-C, 2017, 2CD)
Martin Barre — Back to Steel Martin Barre — Back to Steel
(Garage GAR0001, 2015, CD)
Mick Abrahams — Revived! Mick Abrahams — Revived!
(Gonzo Multimedia HST277CD, 2015, CD)
John Wetton — The Studio Recordings Anthology, Volume 1 John Wetton — The Studio Recordings Anthology, Volume 1
(Primary Purpose PP004CD, 2015, 2CD)
Martin Barre — Order of Play Martin Barre — Order of Play
(Edifying EDFCD006, 2014, CD)
Martin Barre — Away with Words Martin Barre — Away with Words
(Edifying EDFCD001, 2013, CD)
Martin Barre — Stage Left Martin Barre — Stage Left
(Randm RAMCD002, 2003, CD)
Jethro Tull — Living with the Past Jethro Tull — Living with the Past
(Eagle Records EAGDV0003, 2002, CD+DVD)
Various Artists — Encores, Legends & Paradox - A Tribute to the Music of ELP Various Artists — Encores, Legends & Paradox - A Tribute to the Music of ELP
(Magna Carta MA-9026-2, 1999, CD)
Jethro Tull — J-Tull Dot Com Jethro Tull — J-Tull Dot Com
(Fuel2000 FLD-1043, 1999, CD)
Ian Anderson — The Secret Language of Birds Ian Anderson — The Secret Language of Birds
(Fuel2000 302 061 053 2, 1999, CD)
Martin Barre — The Meeting Martin Barre — The Meeting
(Imago 72787-23016-2, 1996, CD)
Jethro Tull — Roots to Branches Jethro Tull — Roots to Branches
(Chrysalis F2 35418, 1995, CD)
Martin Barre — A Trick of Memory Martin Barre — A Trick of Memory
(ZYX 3613-2, 1994, CD)
Martin Barre — A Summer Band Martin Barre — A Summer Band
(Presshouse MBSBCD 92, 1993, CD)
Jethro Tull — A Little Light Music Jethro Tull — A Little Light Music
(Chrysalis F2-21954, 1992, CD)
Jethro Tull — Catfish Rising Jethro Tull — Catfish Rising
(Chrysalis F2 21863, 1991, CD)
Jethro Tull — Nightcap: The Unreleased Masters 1973-1991 Jethro Tull — Nightcap: The Unreleased Masters 1973-1991
(Chrysalis CDP 528157, 1991/1993, 2CD)
Jethro Tull — Rock Island Jethro Tull — Rock Island
(Chrysalis F2 21708, 1989, CD)
Jethro Tull — 20 Years of Jethro Tull Jethro Tull — 20 Years of Jethro Tull
(Chrysalis V3K 41753, 1988, 3CD)
Jethro Tull — Crest of a Knave Jethro Tull — Crest of a Knave
(Chrysalis VK 41590, 1987, CD)
Jethro Tull — Under Wraps Jethro Tull — Under Wraps
(Chrysalis FV 41461, 1984, LP)
Jethro Tull — The Broadsword and the Beast Jethro Tull — The Broadsword and the Beast
(Chrysalis CHR 1380, 1982, LP)
Jethro Tull — A Jethro Tull — A
(Chrysalis PV 41301, 1980, LP)
John Wetton — Caught in the Crossfire John Wetton — Caught in the Crossfire
(Renaissance RMED00116, 1980/1999, CD)
John Wetton — King's Road - 1972-1980 John Wetton — King's Road - 1972-1980
(E.G. Records EGCD 70, 1980/1987, CD)
Jethro Tull — Stormwatch Jethro Tull — Stormwatch
(Chrysalis PV 41238, 1979, LP)
Jethro Tull — Heavy Horses Jethro Tull — Heavy Horses
(Chrysalis CHR 1175, 1978, LP)
Jethro Tull — Live - Bursting Out Jethro Tull — Live - Bursting Out
(Chrysalis V2X 41201, 1978, 2LP)
Jethro Tull — Songs from the Wood Jethro Tull — Songs from the Wood
(Chrysalis CHR 1132, 1977, LP)
Jethro Tull — Too Old to Rock n' Roll: Too Young to Die! Jethro Tull — Too Old to Rock n' Roll: Too Young to Die!
(Chrysalis CHR 1111, 1976, LP)
Jethro Tull — Minstrel in the Gallery Jethro Tull — Minstrel in the Gallery
(Chrysalis CHR 1082, 1975, LP)
Jethro Tull — War Child Jethro Tull — War Child
(Chrysalis CHR 1067, 1974, LP)
Jethro Tull — A Passion Play Jethro Tull — A Passion Play
(Chrysalis CHR 1040, 1973, LP)
Jethro Tull — Living in the Past Jethro Tull — Living in the Past
(Chrysalis CH2 1035, 1972, 2LP)
Jethro Tull — Thick as a Brick Jethro Tull — Thick as a Brick
(Chrysalis CHR 1003, 1972, LP)
Jethro Tull — Aqualung Jethro Tull — Aqualung
(Chrysalis ILPS9145, 1971, LP)
Jethro Tull — Benefit Jethro Tull — Benefit
(Chrysalis ILPS 9123, 1970, LP)
Jethro Tull — Stand Up Jethro Tull — Stand Up
(Island Records ILPS 9103, 1969, LP)

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