Jethro Tull

Jethro Tull : A History of the Band 1968-2001

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Originally formed by singer-songwriter Ian Anderson in psychedelic 1968, the band Hethro Tull has been recording its own kind of rock and roll and touring the globe for more than three decades. This is a history of the band through the present, written by a personal acquaintance of several of its members. The book includes a chronology of all of the band's recordings and information on all accompanying tours, with the author's critiques as well as the band's own reminiscences and opinions of each album. Also included are previously unpublished interviews with founder Ian Anderson long-time band member David Pegg, Mick Abrahams, Jeffrey Hammond, and Doane Perry, and other band members.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 150 x 226 x 26mm | 521.63g
  • Jefferson, NC, United States
  • English
  • New
  • photographs, appendices, notes, bibliography, index
  • 0786411015
  • 9780786411016
  • 661,003

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"an engaging biography that benefits from the participation of former and current band members...provides critical analysis of virtually every song...offer[s] great insight into the band...better written and more comprehensive than [the competition]"--Library Journal; "a welcome addition"--Booklist; "unusual...informative...a treasure trove...will delight"--Midwest Book Review; "a detailed account...thorough"--Communication Booknotes Quarterly; "well-balanced...highly recommended"--Cup of Wonder; "comprehensive and entertaining...energetic work...a must"--Green Man Review.
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About Scott Allen Nollen

Scott Allen Nollen was educated in film and history at the University of Iowa. He has written and edited more than 40 books on the history of film, literature and music.
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