Jethro Tull --- remember them ?

United States
November 16, 2006 11:38pm CST
Does anybody remember the band - Jethro Tull and/or their albums/songs like Aqualung, Locomotive Breath... I love the band for its albums, their live shows, Ian Anderson... I was just wondering if there were others who knew of the band and had something to say about them :)
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@grandbbq (154)
• United States
18 Nov 06
Ian Anderson - Ian anderson of Jethro Tull, 1989
Jethro Tull is awesome. Ian Anderson is fantastic. I have seen them twice in my life. I remember during concert here in Chicago ( It was the "Bursting Out" tour. 1970's) Somebody thre eggs at the band. (not sure why) and Ian Anderson exclaimed "Quit throwing the bloody omlettes". Too funny. One year they won the Heavy Metal Band music award, not sure why. They never seemed really heavy metal to me. Links: http://www.j-tull.com/
@grandbbq (154)
• United States
18 Nov 06
Acoustic Tull - Acoustic Tull
I would like to add this little tidbit I just noticed on the Tull Website. Acoustic Tull CD Planned EMI is intending to release the "Best Of Acoustic Jethro Tull" in March 2007 featuring some bonus acoustic tracks recorded live in concert. How cool is that?
• United States
18 Nov 06
"Bursting out" remains one of fav Jethro Tull listening!!:) And Ian Anderson has had some really witty things to say.. They won the Grammy for Heavy Metal/Hard Rock performance in 1987 beating Metallica.. for the Crest of a Knave:0) According to Wikipedia... in response to criticism to their award.. the band took out an advert in a British music periodical stating: "The flute is a heavy, metal instrument". http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jethro_Tull_(band) :):D;)
• United States
18 Nov 06
Yeah, I read about that on the Jethro Tull website too !! The Best of the Acoustic Jethro Tull !! :) Pretty cool :P
• United States
18 Nov 06
yes i do, he was great. i never got to see them live, i wish i did. my brother said they put on a great show. he was a big fan back in the day!
@grandbbq (154)
• United States
18 Nov 06
You said "yes i do, he was great". Too funny
• United States
18 Nov 06
A high five to you on that ! :) It appears quite a few of you had older siblings who introduced you to Jethro Tull.. Pretty impressive !! The band still does tours !! You should check out their official website to see if they are coming to a venue near you :) http://www.j-tull.com/
• United States
18 Nov 06
Yeah, that was funny :) GrandBBQ & Catwoman !! :)
@ladysun (636)
• United States
18 Nov 06
I will be devoted to Yull forever :) Aqualung, Minstrel in The Gallery..oh heck no point in listing EVERY song they did as a personal favorite lol...All of my children were brought up being served a diet of Tull and Zepplin
@ladysun (636)
• United States
18 Nov 06
Tull too lol
• United States
18 Nov 06
That's awesome ! :) I totally agree with you about listing every song as a personal favorite :) Really good to hear from another Tull fan ! Rock on !! :) They still tour once in a while.. and I intend to go to their next outing here :0)
@Phlamingho (7831)
• Denmark
19 Nov 06
Well I can't say that I remember them, as I'm to young to have caught the actual band. However I do like their music, got a few of their albums on my iPod. I love music from that period.
• United States
19 Nov 06
They are still doing live performances so its not too late as yet... Which albums do you have? I like their music for its unique blend :)
@loved1 (5337)
• United States
18 Nov 06
Sure I know who Jethro Tull is! I love their stuff. I was lucky to have an older brother with excellent taste in music.
• United States
19 Nov 06
Good for you !! I found out about Jethro Tull quite by accident from a friend of mine... and well, me and that friend, we still listen to Jethro Tull !!
• India
18 Nov 06
no i havent heard about them
• United States
18 Nov 06
You should check them out :) The band's pretty awesome ! :) I am tempted to say that one either likes them or otherwise doesn't care for their kind of music.. but those who like them are like lifelong die-hard fans..
@ezzrssi (11197)
• Italy
18 Nov 06
Yes i remember his flute when i smoked marjuana when was kid :)
• United States
18 Nov 06
Ian Anderson's flute play is just out of the world !! In Bursting out, he does a combo of flute play and humming.. which then blends into a full medley from the band... pretty good stuff !!
@kucedra (841)
• Italy
18 Nov 06
Yes, I have heard some of their songs but I don't know them very well. Bye!
• United States
18 Nov 06
Thank you for sharing:) Which songs have you heard ? Their live album "Bursting Out" is one of my all time favorites.. :)
@dave_lie (1476)
• Indonesia
18 Nov 06
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sorry bro, i don't know about them.
• United States
18 Nov 06
No worries !! :) Well, now that you've heard of them through this post.. maybe you'll check them out some time :)
• United States
17 Nov 06
they must be ancient history and I must be too young .. I never heard of the group..What year did they appear and in one part of the world. Hmmm Jethro tull. Nope don't ring a bell over here;)+
• United States
18 Nov 06
They are an old group.. but very well known in a select group I guess :) Here's a link about them in Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jethro_Tull_(band) Their official website is at: http://www.j-tull.com/ Ian Anderson is a legend :) and still tours.. They have awesome songs that I can still remember :0) I used to live on Jethro Tull during my school days.. :)
• United States
15 Apr 07
I like the lead singer, Ian Anderson, myself. I like to watch him play the flute. I saw on one discussion that he stood on one leg and played some flute solos. I think that is HILARIOUS!!!!!!!
• United States
15 Apr 07
You may think that I'm strange and that what I'm about to say is strange, I had never heard of them until my dad told me about the group. When I heard them, I liked them. When I heard the song The Whistler, they became my favorite rock group.
@Morticia (419)
11 Feb 07
Oh, I raise my leg up to my knee for YES ;) Everything they did was and still is good :) I was a bit sceptical when I got the concert with orchestra for 3 years ago, but when i heard the Bouree... Ian Anderson still got "it" (I only don't like their new guitar player)