Jethro Tull


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Tull, Jethro,

1674–1741, English agriculturist and inventor. He studied methods of agriculture in England, France, and Italy and influenced British agriculture through his writings, which include The Horse-Hoeing Husbandry (1733). Tull advocated the use of manures, pulverizing the soil, planting with drills, and thorough tilling during the growing period. He invented (c.1701) a mechanical drill for sowing.
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It was on February 2, 1968 - at London's Marquee Club - that Jethro Tull first performed under the name pinched from the 18th century inventor of the horse-drawn seed drill.
He is here, with his band, to pay due homage to the "real" Jethro Tull, the 18th Century agriculturist (and one time legal student) whose name the band "borrowed" back in the late 60s.
Jethro Tull without his admirably versatile guitar contribution would be a very different album so nobody could dispute his right to keep that music alive.
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Jethro Tull 40th Anniversary Tour @ St David's Hall, Cardiff, Tomorrow MOCK all you like, it's not easy playing the flute while standing on one leg, you know.