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Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson To Release ‘Thick as a Brick’ Live Set

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Ian Anderson will release a live set that includes both Jethro Tull's 'Thick as a Brick' and its 2012 sequel.

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Ian Anderson Weighs in on Possibility of New Jethro Tull Album

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Fresh off a new solo release, Ian Anderson says: 'I think I prefer, in my twilight years, to use my own name.'

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Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson Announces Third ‘Thick as a Brick’ LP

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Ian Anderson isn't finished with Gerald Bostock, a mythical character whose poetry was said to have inspired Jethro Tull's legendary 1972 prog classic 'Thick as a Brick.'

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Ian Anderson Says His Next Album Will Be Folk-Prog-Metal Hybrid

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Ian Anderson promises new music in 2014. And while he knows what direction the project will take (it's a concept album), details -- like whether or not it will be a solo record or a Jethro Tull LP -- are still up in the air. Either way, Anderson says it will be a folk-prog-metal hybrid.

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35 Years Ago: Jethro Tull’s ‘Heavy Horses’ Album Released

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Chrysalis Records

By 1978, Jethro Tull had been running for 10 years, and though their commercial fortunes and profile had soared with albums like 'Aqualung' and 'Thick as a Brick,' the band was still at its creative peak, as its 11th album, 'Heavy Horses,' proves.

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Ian Anderson Brings ‘Thick as a Brick’ Tour to Nashville – Concert Review

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Jethro Tull front man Ian Anderson presented the crowd with both a full dose of nostalgia, and a new musical challenge in Nashville on Tuesday night (Oct. 30). Performing both the classic Tull album 'Thick as a Brick' and his new solo sequel 'Thick as a Brick 2' in their entirety, Anderson pulled off the unlikely feat of topping his past success with his newest work.

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Ian Anderson – August 2012 Classic Rock Birthdays

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It's not everyday that a flute makes its way into a rock 'n' roll group. However, Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson was able to not just fit in but somehow stand out with the unconventional instrument.

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Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson Plans To Record ‘Hard Rock’ Album

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Mark Metcalfe, Getty Images

Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson is currently promoting his solo sequel to the band’s classic ‘Thick As A Brick’ album, but as he revealed in a recent interview, he’s got quite a few other projects in mind as well.

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Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson Takes ‘Thick as a Brick’ on the Road

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Ian Anderson delivered one of the best live concert performances in recent memory when he brought his new solo tour in support of the just-released 'Thick as a Brick II' to the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool, England on April 18.

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Ian Anderson, ‘Thick As a Brick 2′ — Album Review

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Jo Hale,Getty Images

To quote Ian Anderson, "If someone had suggested that I might release a prog-concept album in the year 2012, I would have thought him seriously, dangerously even, off his trolley. But that is precisely what happened."

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