Ian Anderson
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//Features

Still "Outside the Accepted Framework": An Interview with Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson
5 Jun 2012 // 6:00 PM

In 1972, Jethro Tull's "Thick as a Brick" took ambitious prog rock to the top of the charts. Forty years on, frontman Ian Anderson means to do it all over again and discusses his plans with PopMatters.

//Columns

Reappraising Ian Anderson's 'Minstrel in the Gallery'
4 Aug 2015 // 9:30 PM

Minstrel in the Gallery seems as autobiographical as any Jethro Tull album, before or after, and there is a vulnerability and sensitivity that the songwriter was simply growing into.

Jethro Tull: Back to Basics (Sort Of)
19 Mar 2015 // 9:30 PM

After the back-to-back-to-back brilliance of their previous three albums, a letdown seemed inevitable; amazingly, Ian Anderson & Co. raised the bar, instead.

//Reviews

Jethro Tull, Bricks, Plays, and Flirting with D'Isaster
3 Dec 2013 // 2:05 AM

Jethro Tull is one of progressive rock's longest-running bands. But is it progressive rock? If not, Ian Anderson and Co. have some explaining to do when it comes to Thick as a Brick and Passion Play.

Ian Anderson: 7 October 2009-Chicago, IL
28 Oct 2009 // 5:00 PM

My eyes widen as the band sets up, and I wonder which albums Anderson will draw from tonight.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

// Short Ends and Leader

"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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