There seem to be a lot of 50-year anniversaries, rockers are senior citizens now. Even many of their fans are long in the tooth but still sweet in the ear. 1,209 more words
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Jethro Tull-Heavy Horses-(New Shoes Edition).
Label: PLG UK Catalog.
As April 1978 dawned, Jethro Tull was still one of the most successful British bands of their generation, and were about to release their eleventh album Heavy Horses, which was the second album in a trilogy of folk rock albums. 5,503 more words
The leap from 1970’s Benefit to the following year’s Aqualung is one of the most astonishing progressions in rock history. In the space of one album, Jethro Tull went from relatively unassuming electrified folk-rock to larger-than-life conceptual rock full of sophisticated compositions and complex, intellectual, lyrical constructs. 1,082 more words