Tag Archives: Ian Anderson

Birthday Wishes

Today is the 70th birthday of Ian Scott Anderson, aka Jethro Tull  (insert sarcasm emoji here) With a great catalogue of music behind him, Ian is still out and about and he will be back playing in Bethlehem, PA this … Continue reading

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Stand Up

I came across this article today on musicaficionado.com and thought it interesting enough to pass on as I know there are several Tull fans that follow my blog. The Real Story Behind Jethro Tull’s “Stand Up”        

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The Young & The Old

I was showing my wife how she could use YouTube to find concerts to watch and I stumbled on this…Ian Anderson and two masters of the six strings, having at it. Martin Lancelot Barre, one of the founding members of … Continue reading

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Two Round Corners

Two examples of Round Corners. . .  Unrelated, yet very similar, at least to my eye and ear. Can you feel it? AnnMarie writes of one here:  Round Corners Ian and the boys “Think in Round Corners” here: **   … Continue reading

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Yes . . . 60,000,000+

I came accross this article today on the Twitter feed @RealRockNews. It is an interview with Ian Anderson, aka Mr. Jethro Tull. The interview address his fifty years and over sixty million records sold. I like Jethro Tull.  I have … Continue reading

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Lost, But Eventually Found

Back in 1986, I came accross a TV special entitled Fish ‘n Sheep & Rock n’ Roll, a documentary about Ian Anderson, founding member and front man for the band Jethro Tull. I recorded the show on a VHS tape … Continue reading

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Magpies That Shriek

In a bit of a “Tull” mood today. Jack-A-Lynn was released on the “20 Years of Jethro Tull” CD collection in 1988 (it was a Christmas present from my wife that year). The song could possibly one of the most … Continue reading

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Blogging Breather

Something tells me that a little blogging break is in order. I need to practice my parts for the band have have been negligent. I also need to find some fresh material….do not worry, it won’t take long….usually less than … Continue reading

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Funky Claude, RIP

Many of you will remember the song, Smoke On The Water, the 1972 hit by Deep Purple. In the second verse, there is a mention of “Funky Claude”, “who was running in and out…” After reading the tribute by Ian … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all…and to all a good day. First, from The Church…… Then, from Ian, Martin and the boys. And….Another Christmas Song (I’ve told my daughters that when I am dead and gone, to play this on Christmas morning … Continue reading

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The previous post is about Scotch. Scotch makes me think of the trip we will take to Scotland one of these days Scotland makes me think of Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull Which makes me think of Tull songs….like this … Continue reading

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Like A Trophy…

…in Sublime Seclusion. From The secret Language of Birds, by Ian Anderson One of my top ten…give or take one or two. If you are a Tull fan, you might want to consider clicking on a post by Eclecticity….It is … Continue reading

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Wooten Basset Town

Since we are in Memorial Day weekend, I thought it might be interesting to recognize our colleagues across the big pond with a song from the new, Thick As A Brick, II (TAAB2) album by Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull … Continue reading

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Dot Com

A song dedicated to all of the many people who, one way or another, found their true love online.(?) From the 1999 album of the same name, recorded live in 2003 at Montreaux, Switzerland. (lyrics printed below) … … … … Continue reading

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Broadford Bazaar.

Tomorrow morning I will be driving to Lexington, (SC) to help at a fundraiser “rummage sale” for a group that I serve on the board of directors of called Joy in The Mourning. Hopefully, there will be enough visitors to … Continue reading

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