Click on the artist(s) name to check out their "artist Essential"

Bachman - Turner Overdrive
Bad Company
Badfinger
Beach Boys
Billy Joel
Blood, Sweat And Tears
Blue Oyster Cult
Bob Dylan
Boston
Buffalo Springfield
Byrds
David Bowie
Jackson Browne
Jimmy Buffett
The Band
The Beatles
More Links



Jethro Tull

Named after an 18th-century inventor, Jethro Tull were part of a pack of folk/blues/classical-influenced art-rock bands in England in the late '60s. What immediately set them apart from their contemporaries, though, was frontman Ian Anderson -- flute-playing wild man extraordinaire and crafter of dense, cerebral lyrics. Starting with the 1969 single "Living in the Past" and the next year's album Benefit, the band was hugely popular with critics and fans on both sides of the Atlantic for several years, most notably with the evergreen classics Aqualung and Thick As a Brick. The critics lost interest in the early '70s, but a fanatical following continued to support Anderson and his ever-changing supporting cast well into the '80s, when the frontman, plagued by throat troubles, was forced to give up touring. Since recovered, he periodically puts together another version of Tull and hits the tour circuit.

Written by: Mary Eisenhart

http://www.jethrotull.com

Wolfgang's Vault Information


Advisory Board Login

Login to access chat and Drive Contests
Not a member? Sign up here.

Email Address:  
 
OR
 
Login via
Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014
9:00pm
Long One @ 9
Jeff Beck
10:00pm
Ten @ 10 Replay
1974
Thursday, Aug 28, 2014
12:00am
Triple Play Thursday
(all day)
7:00am
Milestones in Rock
10:00am
Ten @ 10
1979
5:00pm
Lost & Found
10:00pm
Ten @ 10 Replay
1979
Friday, Aug 29, 2014
7:00am
Milestones in Rock
10:00am
Ten @ 10
1972
1:45pm
One 45 @ 1:45
Los Lobos
5:00pm
Lost & Found
9:00pm
Long One @ 9
The Doors