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2007 – Stu Sweatman begins prototyping the idea for “THIS DAY IN ROCK” website, where you can find many facts about musicians and what happend on a given day in history! He joined forces with John Myer’s to create the information base you see. Although the site contains facts from all genres, we tried to […]
2003 – New Jersey radio station WCHR pulls all Jethro Tull music from its playlist after flute-waving frontman Ian Anderson criticizes excessive displays of the American flag, arguing, “It’s easy to confuse patriotism with nationalism.”
2003 – David Palmer, former keyboard player for Jethro Tull changed his name to Dee Palmer after a successful sex change operation. Palmer was the keyboard player for Jethro Tull between 1969 and 1980. He played on all the Tull classics including ‘Thick As A Brick’ and ‘Aqualung.’ Alright… I’ll try not to let it […]
1974 – Nilsson and John Lennon are ejected from the Troubador Club in Los Angeles for heckling Tom Smothers’ comedy act.
1973 – Jethro Tull sell out three nights at the Los Angeles Forum in one-and-a-half hours.
1971 – A crowd gets so excited during a performance by Jethro Tull in Denver that police fire tear gas on them.
1971 – Jethro Tull release Aqualung LP. Aqualung is the fourth studio album by the rock band Jethro Tull, released in 1971. The first side of the LP contains a series of six character sketches, including two sketches of people of questionable repute (title character Aqualung and Cross-Eyed Mary) and two autobiographical tracks including “Cheap […]
1970 – Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull married record company secretary Jennie Franks.
1969 – During a North American tour Led Zeppelin appeared at the Hemisfair Arena in San Antonio. Jethro Tull and Sweet Smoke were also on the bill. During the show Zeppelin received abuse from locals due to the length of their hair.