Ian Anderson

Aged 77

Ian Scott Anderson MBE (born 10 August 1947) is a British musician, singer and songwriter best known for his work as the lead vocalist, flautist, acoustic guitarist and leader of the British rock band Jethro Tull. He is a multi-instrumentalist who, in addition to flute and acoustic guitar, plays keyboards, electric guitar, bass guitar, bouzouki, balalaika, saxophone, harmonica and a variety of whistles. His solo work began with the 1983 album Walk into Light; since then he has released another five works, including the sequel to the Jethro Tull album Thick as a Brick (1972) in 2012, titled Thick as a Brick 2.

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band member of Jethro Tull 1967

Commemorated on 1 plaque

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Ian Anderson - founder of Jethro Tull first gigged here 1964

Holy Family Church, Links Road, Blackpool, United Kingdom where they first gigged