It’s been 50 years for the band Jethro Tull and the band is celebrating with a worldwide tour. I talked to leader Ian Anderson recently about what kept him motivated for all those years. Sure there have been tons of great musicians come and go from the band but how did he keep the schedule to release an album once a year in the seventies? (Clip 006)
We will have more from our interview with Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull next Tuesday. The band is celebrating their 50th anniversary with a world-wide tour. There will also be North America dates starting in May and winding down in September. Go to JethroTull.com – by John Beaudin
John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 35 years and a music journalist since 1989. He graduated from Broadcasting school as a news man so he would have the skills to write about the artists that inspired him since he bought his first album, “Madman Across The Water” by Elton John as a teen. In the 80’s Beaudin was the host of the syndicated radio show “The Cross Canada Report” which had two version (Rock and A/C). Beaudin was also asked to be a judge at the Juno Awards (Canada’s answer to the Grammys) Twice. He has anchored every position in radio including morning and afternoon drive and was a Program and Music Director for The Breeze and California 103 in Calgary. He currently hosts the popular Lovesongs at QM-FM in Vancouver and on iHeartRadio.
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