This wasn't quite as awkward as I'd expected from what I'd heard. Still funny though
20 years on I would agree but at the time the BBC was still clinging on to its Reithian values and auntie knew best as far as things like this were concerned. Hence broadcasters like Gloria who were loved by the heirachy at the BBC for being prim and proper etc were seen as being a beacon for correctness.
I reckon IA realised this and, to be fair, Gloria fell right into his trap.
It's still a puzzle as to how John Peel was able to retain his programme right up to his passing.
In most cases, my favorite Jethro Tull songs will be determined by how I feel about them as live performance songs, not by the recorded identity.
tootull: Le dernier hymne est chanté et le diable pleure " Plus . " vous diable
Feb 27, 2015 3:21:40 GMT
maddogfagin: I failed French miserably at school
Feb 27, 2015 8:15:08 GMT
bunkerfan: They wouldn't let me learn French at school, it was reserved for the posh kids.
Feb 27, 2015 10:33:27 GMT
onewhiteduck: Minstrel yn yr Oriel yn un o fy hoff ganeuon Jethro Tull. Mae'r iaith Gymraeg yn well na Ffrangeg. Mae'n sexy a rhamantus iawn !!. Un Hwyaden Gwyn.
Feb 27, 2015 13:31:37 GMT
maddogfagin: Google translation: Minstrel in the Gallery is one of my favourite songs of Jethro Tull . The Welsh language is better than French. It is very sexy and romantic !! . One White Duck .
Feb 27, 2015 15:39:24 GMT
tootull: Gwrandewch ar un hwyaden gwyn - mae'n yn gwybod yn iawn - mae'n gwybod Tull - Dduw bendithia un hwyaden gwyn
Feb 27, 2015 15:50:57 GMT
tootull: I thought it through… best to let the illusion roll.
Feb 27, 2015 17:54:53 GMT
onewhiteduck: TT. You are Tull elite I am a mere follower.
Feb 27, 2015 17:57:09 GMT
tootull: Diolch yn fawr. Hwyaden Cool, yr ydych yn rhy garedig. Rydym i gyd yn dilyn y pibydd brith.
Feb 27, 2015 18:59:21 GMT
JTull 007: It's a... difficult responsibility That he extract from the number-one law keeper, me. Be it known throughout the land from sea to sea..There'll be no more Jethro Tull when Ian sings!
Feb 27, 2015 20:46:04 GMT
tootull: Tull are hereby declared illegal, immoral, unlawful, and anyone with a Tull album in their possession will be placed under arrest and thrown under the seed drill. No kidding. Only Ian Anderson albums allowed throughout the land.
Feb 27, 2015 22:50:59 GMT
maddogfagin: Oh bu99er- that's me in trouble with the music police then
Feb 28, 2015 9:41:47 GMT
frida: I'm just listening to MADDY PRIOR's "Women In The Wings" album - and there is some more flute on tracks 7 and 9 (right at their beginnings). I can't find any credits for these parts! Can anyone help?
Feb 28, 2015 13:06:22 GMT
frida: The flute bit on track 9 is from Ian, I would bet. But the one on track 7 sound a bit too classically played...
Feb 28, 2015 13:07:41 GMT
Aqualung1989: Hmmmm I recall reading Ian played flute in two tracks from a Maddy Prior album, but right now I can't really tell you which album and which songs
Feb 28, 2015 15:08:00 GMT
tootull: Wings? Again? McCartney before Wings by request: "we're so sorry, uncle albert, but we haven't done a bloody thing all day. We're so sorry, uncle albert, but the kettle's on the boil And we're so eas'ly called away."
Feb 28, 2015 18:48:49 GMT
tootull: Dark Gods silently watching. And tonight flies a better moon.
Feb 28, 2015 18:51:05 GMT
tootull: Tull50 - ours the interest and we thank you. Saturday cheers!
Feb 28, 2015 19:07:28 GMT