Tag Archives: Jethro Tull

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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Counting Down, #2

From the Living In The Past album (1972) Jethro Tull,  A Christmas Song. An important lesson wrapped in a short song. One more to go. Once in royal David’s city Stood a lonely cattle shed Where a mother held her … Continue reading

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Trop Tard Sera Le Cri

One of my favorite Tull songs. This was quite a departure for Ian and the boys and the album itself was not one of their standouts. “Heat”, from the Under Wraps Album, *** When the rats are running And the boys … Continue reading

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A Half Century Later

My blogging buddy Steve Layman offers a regular feature that he calls Fifty Years Ago.  When I first started following Anderson Layman’s Blog, those Fifty Years Ago posts didn’t mean that much to me, but these days, I recognize more … Continue reading

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“A” And “Another”

Merry Christmas everyone! As a young man, I came accross these two songs and they have become part of my Christmas routine, noting however, part of my “secular” routine, not to be confused with the  “Real Reason For The Season.” … Continue reading

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