Jethro Tull

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A zebra shitting tennis balls, and a wild eyed, long haired man standing on one foot, playing the flute. Such were the performances of  Jethro Tull.

This 1977 performance of “Aqualung” speaks to their power.

“Aqualung” was released in May of 1971 and certified gold by the RIAA on July 1, 1971. The album, which became Tull’s biggest selling, reached a peak chart position of #7.
Reprise Record, founded by Frank Sinatra in 1960 and merged into Warner Bros. Records in 1963, has a storied history and place in music as an artists label.

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Jethro Tull “A Passion Play” 1973 RIAA Gold LP White Matte Record Award

Released: 7/73 Certified Gold: 7/27/73 Peak Chart Position: #1 Named after of the inventor of the machine drill for sowing seed, Jethro Tull was Ian Anderson. Anderson’s lyrics, singing and flute playing (not to mention his shaggy mane and full beard) led a changing band to fame and success in the late 60’s and beyond. […]

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