Jethro Tull

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Decades: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jethro Tull was formed in Luton, England, in 1967 when Ian Anderson (10 August 1947, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland; vocals, flute, piano) and Glenn Cornick (b. 23 April 1947, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England; bass), members of a visiting Blackpool blues group, John Evan’s Smash, became acquainted with Mick Abrahams (b. 7 April 1943, Luton, Bedfordshire, England; guitar/vocals) and Clive Bunker (b. 12 December 1946, Blackpool, Lancashire, England; drums), Abrahams’ colleague in local attraction McGregor’s Engine, completed the original line-up which made its debut in March the following year with ‘Sunshine Day’. This commercially minded single, erroneously credited to Jethro Toe, merely hinted at developments about to unfold. A residency at London’s famed Marquee club and a sensational appearance at that summer’s Sunbury Blues Festival confirmed a growing reputation, while ‘A Song For Jeffrey’, the quartet’s first...

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