About Jethro Tull
Jethro Tull is a British rock band that was founded in 1967, in Blackpool, Lancashire. Initially playing blues rock, they later developed their very unique folkish, progressive hard rock style that they became famous for.
The band is led by vocalist/flautist/guitarist Ian Anderson, and has undergone a number of line-up changes through the years, including significant members such as longtime guitarist Martin Barre, keyboardist John Evan, drummers Clive Bunker, Barriemore Barlow, and Doane Perry, and bassists Glenn Cornick, Jeffrey Hammond, and Dave Pegg.
Jethro Tull first gained commercial success in 1969 with their folk-tinged blues album Stand Up. After reaching number one in the UK, they toured regularly, including in the US. Jethro Tull has produced an impressive amount of 21 studio albums and toured as a band until 2011.