The Whistler

Jethro Tull


writers: Ian Anderson
album: Track 7 in album Songs From the Wood
release date: 1977-2-11
popularity : 11 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Folk Rock/Prog Rock/Classic Rock
length: 3:32
composer: Ian Anderson
lyricist: Ian Anderson

Album Information

label: Chrysalis
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Jethro Tull Songs From the Wood cover art


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I'll buy you six bay mares to put in your stable
I am the first piper who calls the sweet tune,

I have a fife and a drum to play.
I whistle along on the seventh day

Many's the day when I have done wrong.
Climb in the saddle and whistle along.
So come on, I'm the whistler.
Get ready for the whistler.
Whistle along on the seventh day.
Deep red are the sun-sets in mystical places.
We'll find the speck of truth in each riddle.


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Songs From the Wood
  • 2 Jack‐in‐the‐Green
  • 3 Cup of Wonder
  • 4 Hunting Girl
  • 5 Ring Out, Solstice Bells
  • 6 Velvet Green
  • 7 The Whistler
  • 8 Pibroch (Cap in Hand)
  • 9 Fire at Midnight