Ian Anderson Quotes (10 quotes)
“The original Jethro Tull was a 19th century English agriculturist who invented a seed drill you see... the first automatic process where by small holes were made in Mother Earth and even smaller seeds were deposited one at a time and neetly covered over as a cat does after having being naughty.”
GTK Ep 899. Broadcast 12th August 1974, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, interviewed by Gary Hyde
“I don't think it's very easy to make friends with musicians. We're all a bit paranoid. It soon becomes very heavy.”
Tobler, John (1992). NME Rock 'N' Roll Years (1st ed.). London: Reed International Books Ltd. p. 272. CN 5585.
“Oh father high in heaven — smile down upon your son
Who's busy with his money games — his women and his gun.”
“I can make you feel but I can't make you think
Your sperm's in the gutter, your love's in the sink.”
Thick As a Brick - Thick as a Brick (1972)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsIan Anderson
Born: August 10, 1947 (age 70)
Occupation: Musician, flautist, guitarist, composer, songwriter
Bio: Ian Scott Anderson, MBE is a Scottish singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known for his work as the leader and flautist of British rock band Jethro Tull.
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