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Ian Anderson To Record More Music

27th April 2014

Ian Anderson plans to make ''one or two'' more albums before he stops recording. The Jethro Tull frontman, whose new record 'Homo Erraticus' reached number 14 in the UK Album Charts, his highest charting solo...

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Ian Anderson: I Don't Care About Chart Success

24th April 2014

Ian Anderson insists his record making it into the Top 20 in the charts doesn't mean anything to him. The Jethro Tull frontman, whose recent album 'Homo Erraticus' reached number 14 in the UK Album...

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Ian Anderson Prefers To Pursue Solo Career Instead Of Reunite Jethro Tull

15th April 2014

British rocker Ian Anderson has no plans to reunite with his Jethro Tull bandmates following their 2011 hiatus, insisting he prefers to focus on his solo career.The progressive rock group experienced its heyday in the...

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Ian Anderson To Recreate 1972 Gig

29th January 2013

Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson is to perform the band's epic concept album Thick As A Brick in full at London's Royal Albert Hall, recreating his 1972 show at the same venue.The rocker first performed...

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The Things They Say 21929

10th June 2011

"A mannequin with my stage clothes is standing next to one of Rod Stewart. I remember thinking, 'Either we had a very bad dry cleaner or the Hall of Fame has a bad one, because...

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The Things They Say 21923

10th June 2011

"It's particularly disheartening when I'm trying to play the intro to My God and someone is hooting over something that is, to me, a very important part of the song. It's not a football match....

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Slash To Return To Stoke

12th April 2011

Slash is set to play his first show in his British hometown, Stoke-on-Trent.The former Guns N' Roses guitarist will play in the British midlands town for the first time during a tour of Europe later...

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Ian Anderson To Duet With Astronaut In Space

8th April 2011

Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson is planning an out-of-this-world stunt at a concert later this month (Apr11) - he will link up with a U.S. astronaut for a live duet as she orbits Earth.Colonel Catherine...

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Jethro Tull 'Nervous' Over Mumbai Show

5th December 2008

Rockers JETHRO TULL are scared to play their rescheduled show in terror-hit Mumbai, India - but are adamant they will not be "hiding under the bed" in fear. The veteran British band cancelled the 29...

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Tull/shankar Pay Respects To Indian Dead

3rd December 2008

Rockers JETHRO TULL and Indian star ANOUSHKA SHANKAR dedicated their Hamsadhwani Amphitheatre concert in New Delhi on Sunday (30Nov08) to those who lost their lives in the Mumbai terrorist attacks last week (ends28Nov08). The two...

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Rock Station Saved By Music Legends

5th June 2008

LATEST: BLACK SABBATH guitarist TONY IOMMI and JETHRO TULL frontman IAN ANDERSON have helped to save British radio station Planet Rock from closure. The digital station faced being shut down last month (May08) unless parent...

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Rock Legends 'Save Digital Radio Station'

5th June 2008

Digital radio station Planet Rock has been saved from closure by the owner of a passport application business, with a little help from some famous rockers.Businessman and music lover Malcolm Blumel teamed up with JETHRO...

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Anderson Regrets Jethro Tull Name

9th April 2007

JETHRO TULL frontman IAN ANDERSON would like to go back in time and come up with a better name for his progressive rock act - because he has always hated it. The singer admits he...

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Stars Fail In Copyright Extension Bid

27th November 2006

Musicians including JETHRO TULL and SIR CLIFF RICHARD have lost their battle to persuade the British government to extend the copyright on sound recordings beyond the present 50 years. The stars had wanted copyright to...

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Jethro Tull Rocker Has Plans For Bush

29th May 2006

JETHRO TULL flautist IAN ANDERSON hopes to form a band with GEORGE W BUSH when the US President is out of office, so he can persuade him to perform a concert for climate change. The...

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Coldplay Out In The Cold At Novellos

25th May 2006

COLDPLAY are in shock after failing to pick up one honour at last night's (24MAY06) prestigious Ivor Novello Awards, despite being hotly-tipped to win in three categories. The CHRIS MARTIN-fronted band had been nominated for...

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Rockers Team Up For Pink Floyd Tribute Album

11th August 2005

A host of rockers have teamed up to record a tribute to PINK FLOYD's classic 1979 album THE WALL. BACK AGAINST THE WALL, which is due to be released on 27 September (05), will...

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Cave's Internet Album

16th December 2004

NICK CAVE used the internet to research his new album, and downloaded inspirations as diverse as MILES DAVIS and COCKNEY REBEL. Despite claiming to be a technophobe, Cave claims the world wide web helped...

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Tull Release Isle Of Wight Performance On Cd

12th November 2004

Progressive rockers JETHRO TULL are releasing their acclaimed performance at the 1970 ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL on CD, in a bid to get some money back from the event. The group wowed the crowds...

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Jethro Tull Star Has Sex Change

23rd January 2004

Former JETHRO TULL rocker DAVID PALMER has had a sex change and is now a woman called DEE. The 66-year-old keyboard player - who is recording her debut solo album in Spain - appreciates...

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Tull Head For India

13th January 2004

British music legends JETHRO TULL are taking their prog rock sound to India and the Middle East in 2004 - once the authorities give them the all-clear. The group, fronted by eccentric flautist IAN...

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Jethro Tull Singer Apologises For Anti-american Remarks

18th November 2003

LATEST: JETHRO TULL frontman IAN ANDERSON has apologised for slamming patriotic displays of the American flag. The British singer caused controversy when he attacked Americans for flying the Stars and Stripes outside their homes....

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Jethro Tull Banned After Anti-american Remarks

13th November 2003

A New Jersey classic rock station has pulled JETHRO TULL from its airwaves after frontman IAN ANDERSON made disparaging remarks about the American flag in an interview. The rocker upset patriots by making...

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Sabbath's Dark History Linked To Jethro Tull

12th November 2003

Rock legends BLACK SABBATH would never have existed if guitarist TONY IOMMI had passed auditions for JETHRO TULL. Iommi tried out for IAN ANDERSON's progressive rock supergroup before forming the world's first heavy metal...

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Stars' Mics For Sale

15th May 2003

Rockers THE STROKES, OASIS, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN and OZZY OSBOURNE have donated their microphones to an online charity auction. The event, which comes as part of the BETTER...

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Sting Aids Hedgehogs

13th April 2003

Charity-loving pop star STING has added hedgehogs to his list of good causes - he's giving the threatened creatures refuge in his home. The ENGLISHMAN IN NEW YORK singer has offered to take the...

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