Tag Archives: Jethro Tull

A Hot Night

In the mood for an “oldie” this evening. Jethro Tull has been around for over fifty years and the band’s catalog is all over the place with different genres.  This song, performed live in 2003 was released on the Crest … Continue reading

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Sunday Pipes #52

“Pavane”, composed by Gabriel  Fauré in 1886/1187, is regarded  as one of the most peaceful pieces of music ever written. Jonathan Scott performs his solo organ transcription of Pavane Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré at the organ of Henry Le … Continue reading

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Everyone Is from Somewhere

It has become a bit of a tradition for me, that like Alice’s Restaurant on Thanksgiving, I listen to “Another Christmas Song” on Christmas Day.  Often several times. Jethro Tull has never been known for sentimental, thought provoking lyrics,  but … Continue reading

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My Christmas Song

Maybe not a “real” Christmas song, but its my Christmas song. Originally found on the 1978,  Heavy Horses Album, with  a re-mastered version appearing on the 2003  Christmas Album.    (The re-mastered link is such a better version of the … Continue reading

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Everyone Is From Somewhere . . .

It was 1989 when the Rock Island Album was released and after hearing “Another Christmas Song” I said that someday, I would be the old man mentioned in the song. Thirty years later, with dad dying this year,  that prophecy … Continue reading

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Counting Down, #2 (Easy Way Out)

Day Two.    An important lesson wrapped in a short song.  

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Sunday Pipes #39. “Feeling Like A Dead Duck”

This is an interesting adaptation of the 1971 song, Aqualung,  that for me, has one of the best guitar solos ever. (see second video, starting at. 3:32).  Sorry Abinas, but it just sounds better on the guitar, but you do … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday.

Two, noteworthy birthdays today. Our first born, Kelliann turns 31 and J.S. Bach was born on this day in 1685. I can’t imagine my life without either. Tull’s tribute to Bach. . . I’ll be on the road for a … Continue reading

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The Long & Short Of It.

Tull, that is. I came across an article the other day that caught me by surprise. Even though I have been a fan of the band, Jethro Tull for over 40 years, I don’t recall hearing (even though I have … Continue reading

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Counting Down, #1

Note:  I hit “publish” instead of “preview”, so this was released about 8 hours early. *** Non-traditional, indeed, but I’m not a Silent Night kind of guy. My favorite, contemporary Christmas song, like #2,  is also written by Ian Anderson, … Continue reading

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