Wednesday, 29 August 2007
Ian Anderson born in Fife Scotland
Ian Scott Anderson was born on August 10, 1947, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. Also known as The Voice of Jethro Tull, Ian is a Scottish singer, songwriter, guitarist and flautist best known for his work as the head of British rock band Jethro Tull.
Originally formed by singer-songwriter Ian Anderson in psychedelic 1968, the band Hethro Tull has been recording its own kind of rock and roll and touring the globe for more than three decades. This is a history of the band through the present, written by a personal acquaintance of several of its members. The book includes a chronology of all of the band's recordings and information on all accompanying tours, with the author's critiques as well as the band's own reminiscences and opinions of each album. Also included are previously unpublished interviews with founder Ian Anderson long-time band member David Pegg, Mick Abrahams, Jeffrey Hammond, and Doane Perry, and other band members. "Jethro Tull": A History of the Band 1968-2001.