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Ian Anderson

Ian Anderson (born 1947 in Dunfermline, Scotland), is a British singer, songwriter, guitarist and flautist, and is best known as the head of the rock band Jethro Tull.

Anderson as a songwriter is noted for his (often cynical) songs about god, Christianity, Christmas and the winter solstice, particularly on the Jethro Tull albums Aqualung and The Jethro Tull Christmas Album.

As a flautist, Anderson is self-taught has been stylistically influenced by Roland Kirk.

He is also capable on several other instruments, notably having played bass guitar on the Jethro Tull album Stormwatch.

Anderson also owns a salmon farm.

Solo Albums