Wow......what a prize of a video and brief vacation. Job still hell but their greed in wanting to add to my work by forwarding audios of voice mails has resulted in restoration of You Tube capacity. Sadly, I lost private office in last year's work shake out so less chance to hide out with videos and Tull site in general....but trending for better.
Midnight Rambler Jam by Jethro Tull from Anaheim, California 19 June 1971
A maddogfagin/bunkerfan production
Nice one John.
This really proves that by 1971 Martin's prowess on the guitar and compositional skills had improved 100%.
Shame in many respects that this track never made it onto a legit live or studio album.
Thanks Graham, it's really a labour of love and for those who may be wondering how it works, maddogfagin sends me the music and all I do is try and put some photo's to match the track then upload to our youtube channel.
I remember buying the blue vinyl bootleg 'Nothing is Easy" of this Anaheim '71 show after I saw the band a few weeks later in Seattle ("SeeTull' according to Ian) and Martin really did rock. But the next year, on the Thick as a Brick tour, I felt Martin had REALLY improved, his playing had become stratospheric.. You can hear that improvement on the bootleg Ticketron, where he also plays the Midnight Rambler bit Live in Norfolk, Virginia, April 22nd, 1972. Tull at their explosive peak in my opinion. I bought Ticketron on green vinyl and listened to it hundreds of times back in the day. Martin has been my favorite guitarist for almost 50 years, but I felt his best playing was from '72-'77. Unfortunately he became less and less prominent in the Tull sound as the years went on.
geostrehl: Do you guys and gals think Ian likes Steely Dan? I've been thinking about this recently. Ian has stated that he doesn't listen to much music, but I'm sure he's heard a lot of the Dan.
Apr 9, 2019 18:16:31 GMT
steelmonkey: Back from vacation just in time to buy tickets for the first anniversary tour of the fiftieth anniversary tour. Tull countdown to July 9th !
Apr 10, 2019 19:19:54 GMT
JTull 007: Irvine FivePoint Amphitheatre on July 6th ?
Apr 12, 2019 1:17:14 GMT
tryin2b: Hi Geostrehl U gotta luv Steely.have u heard "everything must go"? but i gotta say as a player, I don't feel the same groove. It's the difference between Cajun and Appallacian. I love them both
Apr 12, 2019 5:12:50 GMT
geostrehl: Everything Must Go is a fantastic album. Behind Tull, Steely Dan is my fav. It's busy and complicated, but not in a prog way (like Tull), but more in a jazz way. I just wonder what Ian thinks of Donald Fagen, and the other way around.
Apr 12, 2019 14:13:33 GMT
nonrabbit: Steely Dan were a huge part of my teenage years in the early 70's. Had every album - listened daily - dreamed of seeing them Live.
Apr 14, 2019 12:01:38 GMT
botanicman: Great show from Martin and the gang in Lebanon NH tonight. Fantastic setlist...with Clive and Dee on board!
Apr 19, 2019 4:38:32 GMT