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Ian Anderson

Ian Anderson
Country
England
Profile
Best known as the leader, chief composer, lead vocalist and acoustic guitarist of Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson has a long and successful solo career as well.
Website
http://www.iananderson.com
Related articles (12)
Releases on file (34)
Ian Anderson — Homo Erraticus Ian Anderson — Homo Erraticus
(Kscope 291, 2014, CD+DVD)
Ian Anderson — Thick as a Brick 2 Ian Anderson — Thick as a Brick 2
(Chrysalis F2-38726, 2012, CD+DVD)
Various Artists — Prog Exhibition – 40 Anni di Musica Immaginifica Various Artists — Prog Exhibition – 40 Anni di Musica Immaginifica
(Edel ARS IMM / 1004, 2011, 7CD+4DVD)
Ian Anderson — Plays the Orchestral Jethro Tull Ian Anderson — Plays the Orchestral Jethro Tull
(C&B Productions Cbp10260dvd, 2007, DVD)
Various Artists — Back against the Wall Various Artists — Back against the Wall
(Purple Pyramid CLP-1535, 2005, 2CD)
Magellan — Hundred Year Flood Magellan — Hundred Year Flood
(Magna Carta MA-9045-2, 2002, CD)
Jethro Tull — Living with the Past Jethro Tull — Living with the Past
(Eagle Records EAGDV0003, 2002, CD+DVD)
Jethro Tull — J-Tull Dot Com Jethro Tull — J-Tull Dot Com
(Fuel2000 FLD-1043, 1999, CD)
Ian Anderson — The Secret Language of Birds Ian Anderson — The Secret Language of Birds
(Fuel2000 302 061 053 2, 1999, CD)
Roy Harper — The Dream Society Roy Harper — The Dream Society
(Science Friction HUCD030, 1998, CD)
Jethro Tull — Roots to Branches Jethro Tull — Roots to Branches
(Chrysalis F2 35418, 1995, CD)
Jethro Tull — A Little Light Music Jethro Tull — A Little Light Music
(Chrysalis F2-21954, 1992, CD)
Jethro Tull — Catfish Rising Jethro Tull — Catfish Rising
(Chrysalis F2 21863, 1991, CD)
Jethro Tull — Nightcap: The Unreleased Masters 1973-1991 Jethro Tull — Nightcap: The Unreleased Masters 1973-1991
(Chrysalis CDP 528157, 1991/1993, 2CD)
Jethro Tull — Rock Island Jethro Tull — Rock Island
(Chrysalis F2 21708, 1989, CD)
Jethro Tull — 20 Years of Jethro Tull Jethro Tull — 20 Years of Jethro Tull
(Chrysalis V3K 41753, 1988, 3CD)
Jethro Tull — Crest of a Knave Jethro Tull — Crest of a Knave
(Chrysalis VK 41590, 1987, CD)
Jethro Tull — Under Wraps Jethro Tull — Under Wraps
(Chrysalis FV 41461, 1984, LP)
Jethro Tull — The Broadsword and the Beast Jethro Tull — The Broadsword and the Beast
(Chrysalis CHR 1380, 1982, LP)
Jethro Tull — A Jethro Tull — A
(Chrysalis PV 41301, 1980, LP)
Jethro Tull — Stormwatch Jethro Tull — Stormwatch
(Chrysalis PV 41238, 1979, LP)
Jethro Tull — Heavy Horses Jethro Tull — Heavy Horses
(Chrysalis CHR 1175, 1978, LP)
Jethro Tull — Live - Bursting Out Jethro Tull — Live - Bursting Out
(Chrysalis V2X 41201, 1978, 2LP)
Jethro Tull — Songs from the Wood Jethro Tull — Songs from the Wood
(Chrysalis CHR 1132, 1977, LP)
Jethro Tull — Too Old to Rock n' Roll: Too Young to Die! Jethro Tull — Too Old to Rock n' Roll: Too Young to Die!
(Chrysalis CHR 1111, 1976, LP)
Jethro Tull — Minstrel in the Gallery Jethro Tull — Minstrel in the Gallery
(Chrysalis CHR 1082, 1975, LP)
Jethro Tull — War Child Jethro Tull — War Child
(Chrysalis CHR 1067, 1974, LP)
Jethro Tull — A Passion Play Jethro Tull — A Passion Play
(Chrysalis CHR 1040, 1973, LP)
Jethro Tull — Living in the Past Jethro Tull — Living in the Past
(Chrysalis CH2 1035, 1972, 2LP)
Jethro Tull — Thick as a Brick Jethro Tull — Thick as a Brick
(Chrysalis CHR 1003, 1972, LP)
Jethro Tull — Aqualung Jethro Tull — Aqualung
(Chrysalis ILPS9145, 1971, LP)
Jethro Tull — Benefit Jethro Tull — Benefit
(Chrysalis ILPS 9123, 1970, LP)
Jethro Tull — Stand Up Jethro Tull — Stand Up
(Island Records ILPS 9103, 1969, LP)
Jethro Tull — This Was Jethro Tull — This Was
(Island Records ILP 985, 1968, LP)

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