Of all the rock stars of the ‘70s, few are as recognizable as Ian Anderson. With his wild hair and compelling stage presence, he is the face of the band Jethro Tull. Anderson has always been known for his wit and intelligence. An extended conversation with him is rare, yet always memorable, especially when he takes on the Growing Bolder topic of age, something he says he’s been exploring since Jethro Tull’s very beginning.
In this new age, the Jethro Tull leader and flautist says we don’t have any excuses for giving up early. Find out why the 65-year-old has embarked on a grueling tour to perform an album that hasn’t been played in nearly 40 years.
Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson reveals why he’s made the controversial decision to perform his band’s chart-topping concept album live in concert for the first time in 40 years. Plus, meet a man who has been on the front lines of civil rights since WWII.
The man who turned a flute into a rock instrument in his band Jethro Tull is still an original in his 60s.