For example, those who follow the band The Grateful Dead are referred to as "Deadheads".
Can you think for a good moniker for people like you or me?
I tend to prefer 'TULL Dude' in general. I heard an interview in the 70's which referred to 'TULL Freaks'. While being a 'TULL Freak' was not so bad, Rick James made it less appealing in the 80's.
Also, the term 'TULL Chick' was used by some and was even more meaningful back then. If I met a girl that was into TULL... Life was never DULL I'll never forget seeing them dancing during "A Passion Play" back in '73...
We had a guy awhile ago called Tullskull...obvious tribute to deadheads...I like that. Truly, what i have heard most is Tull Freaks...which i don't like. Other optios rather pedestrian: devotees? afficianados? Good ? and we should seek and settle on an offical handle for our ilk. I can use "jew for Jethro' again copying jews for jerry.
There needs to be one invented, because to be honest, the only one I've ever heard in use is "Tull fan", which registers a -0.3 on a 1-10 scale of wit and/or socially communicated clarification. LOL
Surely, something more lively is out there.
When I went to a highschool reunion in 2007, I was asked (for good reason), "so, you still like Tull?" from someone I hadn't seen since highschool, perhaps 1977. So maybe if you hang out with a lot of librarians who compulsively put every detail of every thought and impulse into categorizations all day, you can tell them "with joy I relate that I persist in occasionally listening to music created by a team of musicians known as Jethro Tull. You may have heard of them in your travels.", and you might get invited to their spelling bees.
jackinthegreen: Yes MD, well worth catching, just as good as our Scottish ones I believe
Jan 7, 2019 23:01:00 GMT
geostrehl: Oh god - Secret Language of Birds is almost 19 years old!!!!
Jan 11, 2019 0:52:40 GMT
maddogfagin: Now where have they gone ?
Jan 11, 2019 16:55:39 GMT
futureshock: The secret language of birds: millions of yrs old. Just 18+ yrs ago, someone tackled that idea and radiated music back on the topic. That's why it's one of the best reviewed solo albums out there! Chirp that in your blender and take it to the riverside.
Jan 12, 2019 17:23:27 GMT
maddogfagin: And don't forget the owls
Jan 13, 2019 8:25:08 GMT
futureshock: "The Secret Silence Of Owls"...... second best album by Hoo-Hooo-HooooDat
Jan 13, 2019 20:21:05 GMT
JTull 007: A wallaby is a general name for about 30 species of macropod which are smaller than kangaroos and are found across Australia.
Jan 22, 2019 2:41:50 GMT
maddogfagin: And Devon & Cornwall for some reason. There have been multiple sightings of marsupials in the area over the years although not recently. Possibly been eaten by the legendary Beast of Bodmin perhaps ? 🐱👤
Jan 23, 2019 7:16:39 GMT
futureshock: "Macropod". That sounds like the ultimate. "Hello, my name is J.P.Carruthers, Macropod, Intended At Large. My podcast is in Wales. I play the glass harmonica in 7 languages and edit outgoing Sumerian braille. Please leave a message."
Jan 29, 2019 4:27:34 GMT
maddogfagin: Macropod sounds like an overlarge ipod, as opposed to a minipod used by small furry animals.
Jan 29, 2019 7:53:50 GMT
steelmonkey: I am seeing the great Richard Thompson tonight at a stand up venue, the Venerable Fillmore in SF. The gig should be fun... I should be strong.
Feb 1, 2019 18:00:29 GMT
nonrabbit: I'll be thinking of you.....Beeswing!! Hope he sings it twice. Enjoy BerniE
Feb 1, 2019 18:40:33 GMT
futureshock: Ages ago, I saw Mr. Thompson at the Vancouver Folk Fest, but I worked fence security and was far away, couldn't hear much. Just being there was amazing though, near the musicians all weekend, saw amazing things. Live music is BEST!
Feb 2, 2019 21:08:59 GMT
steelmonkey: 'Tragic busy at work but celebrating 44th anniversary of best Tull show ever: Feb. 5, 1975 in El Paso,Texas, one of two gigs inserted in between the famous, 5 night run in LA. Listened to War Child and think 'Two Fingers is better than 'Lick Fingers'.
Feb 5, 2019 20:34:31 GMT
maddogfagin: War Child is a great album, criminally underrated in the music press but loved by the vast majority of fans.
Feb 15, 2019 7:58:43 GMT
ash: I really like War Child. Skating Away plays every time I boot my PC
Feb 17, 2019 14:16:49 GMT