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On September 16. 2018.

On September 16, 2018, Maartin Allcock died aged 61. He was a musician (violin, guitar, bass, keyboards, pipes), and record producer, best known as a member of Fairport Convention, Jethro Tull, and The Mission. As a musician, he recorded with a number of bands and musicians including Ralph McTell, Simon Nicol, Kieran Halpin, Beverley Craven, Steve Ashley, Dan Ar Braz, Robert Plant, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Les Barker, Ashley Hutchings, Billy Connolly, Judith Durhamlin, Steve Tilston, Maggie Boyle, Chris Leslie, The Simon Mayor Quintet, WAZ!, Dave Pegg, Steve Gibbons, David Hughes, Sally Barker, Emily Slade, Alistair Russell, John Wright, Swarb’s Lazarus, Mike Billington, The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican, Scott Doonican, Dave Burland, and Lisa Starnini. Allcock released four solo albums.

On August 23, 1999.

On August 23, 1999, “Varèse Sarabande” label released “J-Tull Dot Com”, the 20th Jethro Tull studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Ian Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Ian Anderson– vocals, concert flute, bamboo flute, bouzouki, acoustic guitar
  • Martin Barre– electric and acoustic guitars
  • Andrew Giddings– Hammond organ, piano, accordion, chromatic and qwerty keyboards
  • Jonathan Noyce– bass guitar
  • Doane Perry– drums, percussion
  • Najma Akhtar– additional vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Anderson, except where noted.

  1. Spiral
  2. Dot Com
  3. AWOL
  4. Nothing @ All – Andrew Giddings
  5. Wicked Windows
  6. Hunt by Numbers
  7. Hot Mango Flush – Martin Barre, Ian Anderson
  8. El Niño
  9. Black Mamba
  10. Mango Surprise
  11. Bends Like a Willow
  12. Far Alaska
  13. The Dog-Ear Years
  14. A Gift of Roses

On September 14, 1979.

stormwatch

On September 14, 1979,  “Chrysalis” label released “Stormwatch”, the twelfth Jethro Tull studio album. It was recorded 1979, at “Maison Rouge Mobile” and “Maison Rouge Studio” in Fulham, London, and was produced by Ian Anderson and Robin Black.

Personnel:

  • Ian Anderson– vocals, flute, acoustic guitar, bass guitar
  • Martin Barre– electric guitar, mandolin, classical guitar
  • Barriemore Barlow– drums, percussion
  • John Evan– piano, organ
  • David Palmer– synthesizers, portable organ and orchestral arrangements
  • John Glascock– bass guitar
  • Francis Wilson– spoken voice, the spoken introduction
  • Robin Black – sound engineer
  • David Jackson – artwork
  • Peter Wragg – art Direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Anderson except where noted.

  1. North Sea Oil
  2. Orion
  3. Home
  4. Dark Ages
  5. Warm Sporran
  6. Something’s on the Move
  7. Old Ghosts
  8. Dun Ringill
  9. Flying Dutchman
  10. Elegy – David Palmer

 

On September 11, 1987.

crest_of_a_knave

On September 11, 1987, “Chrysalis” label released “Crest of a Knave”, the sixteenth Jethro Tull studio album. It was recorded in 1987, and was produced by Jethro Tull. “Crest of a Knave” won on the 1988 “Grammy Award” for “Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Vocal or Instrumental”.

Personnel:

  • Ian Anderson– vocals, flute, acoustic and electric guitars, percussion, keyboards, Synclavier, drum programming
  • Martin Barre– electric and acoustic guitars
  • Dave Pegg– bass guitar, acoustic bass
  • Doane Perry– drums
  • Gerry Conway– drums
  • Ric Sanders– violin
  • Robin Black – engineer
  • Andrew Jamieson – artwork, calligraphy
  • Tim Matyear – engineer
  • John Pasche- art direction
  • Stephen W. Tayler- engineer, remixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Anderson.

  1. Steel Monkey
  2. Farm on the Freeway
  3. Jump Start
  4. She Said She Was a Dancer
  5. Budapest
  6. Mountain Men
  7. Raising Steam

 

On September 4, 1995.

JethroTull Roots to Branches

On September 4, 1995, “Chrysalis” label released “Roots to Branches”, the 19th Jethro Tull studio album. It was recorded December 1994 – June 1995, at Ian Anderson home studio, and was produced by Ian Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Ian Anderson– vocals, concert flute, bamboo flute, acoustic guitar
  • Martin Barre– electric guitars
  • Andrew Giddings– keyboards
  • Doane Perry– drums and percussion
  • Dave Pegg– bass guitar
  • Steve Bailey– bass guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Anderson.

  1. Roots to Branches
  2. Rare and Precious Chain
  3. Out of the Noise
  4. This Free Will
  5. Valley
  6. Dangerous Veils
  7. Beside Myself
  8. Wounded, Old and Treacherous
  9. At Last, Forever
  10. Stuck in the August Rain
  11. Another Harry’s Bar

 

On August 21, 1989.

Jethro Tull - Rock Island

On August 21, 1989, “Chrysalis” label released “Rock Island”, the seventeen Jethro Tull studio album. It was recorded in 1989, and was produced by Jethro Tull.

Personnel:

  • Ian Anderson– vocals, flute, keyboards, Synclavier, mandolin, acoustic guitar, drums
  • Martin Barre– guitars
  • David Pegg– bass guitar, acoustic bass, mandolin
  • Doane Perry– drums
  • Martin Allcock– keyboards
  • Peter Vettese– additional keyboards
  • Jim Gibson – Illustrations
  • Mark Tucker – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Anderson.

  1. Kissing Willie
  2. The Rattlesnake Trail
  3. Ears of Tin
  4. Undressed to Kill
  5. Rock Island
  6. Heavy Water
  7. Another Christmas Song
  8. The Whaler’s Dues
  9. Big Riff and Mando
  10. Strange Avenues

 

On July 25, 1969.

JethroTull-Stand Up

On July 25, 1969, “Island” label released “Stand Up”, the second Jethro Tull studio album. It was recorded April–May 1969. at “Morgan Studios” and “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Terry Ellis and Ian Anderson. Before the recordings session began, the band’s original guitarist Mick Abrahams resigned because of musical differences with Ian Anderson; he was replaced by guitarist Martin Barre.

Personnel:

  • Ian Anderson – vocals, flute, acoustic guitar, Hammond organ, piano, mandolin, balalaika, mouth organ
  • Martin Lancelot Barre – electric guitar, flute
  • Glenn Cornick – bass guitar
  • Clive Bunker – drums, percussion
  • Andy Johns – bass guitar

Track listing

All tracks by Ian Anderson except where noted.

  1. A New Day Yesterday
  2. Jeffrey Goes to Leicester Square
  3. Bouree – J.S.Bach – arr. Ian Anderson
  4. Back to Family
  5. Look Into the Sun
  6. Nothing is Easy
  7. Fat Man
  8. We Used to Know
  9. Reasons for Waiting
  10. For a Thousand Mothers

On July 6, 1973.

Passion Play

On July 6, 1973, “Chrysalis” label released “A Passion Play”, the sixth Jethro Tull studio album. It was recorded December 1972-January 1973,at “Château d’Hérouville”, in Val-d’Oise;  March 1973, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Ian Anderson and Terry Ellis.

Personnel:

  • Ian Anderson– flute, acoustic guitar, soprano and sopranino saxophones, vocals
  • Martin Barre– electric guitars
  • John Evan– piano, organ, synthesisers, vocals
  • Jeffrey Hammond– bass guitar, narrator
  • Barriemore Barlow– drums, timpani, glockenspiel, marimba
  • David Palmer– orchestral arrangements
  • Robin Black – sound engineer
  • Brian Ward – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Anderson, except where noted.

  1. A Passion Play, Part I”

Act 1 – Ronnie Pilgrim’s funeral – a winter’s morning in the cemetery.

  • Lifebeats
  • Prelude
  • The Silver Cord
  • Re-Assuring Tune

Act 2 – The Memory Bank – A Small but Comfortable Theatre with a Cinema-Screen (the Next Morning).

  • Memory Bank
  • Best Friends
  • Critique Oblique

VIII.  Forest Dance #1

  1. A Passion Play, Part II

Interlude – The Story of the Hare Who Lost His Spectacles.

  • The Story of the Hare Who Lost His Spectacles – Ian Anderson, Jeffrey Hammond, John Evan

Act 3 – The Business Office of G. Oddie & Son (two days later).

  • Forest Dance #2
  • The Foot of Our Stairs
  • Overseer Overture

Act 4 – Magus Perdé’s Drawing Room at Midnight.

  • Flight from Lucifer
  • 10:08 to Paddington
  • Magus Perdé
  • Epilogue

 

On April 23, 1976.

JethroTull-Too old to rocknroll

On April 23, 1976, “Chrysalis” label released “Too Old to Rock ‘n’ Roll: Too Young to Die!”, the ninth Jethro Tull studio album. It was recorded in December 1975, at “Radio Monte Carlo” by the “Maison Rouge Mobile Studio”, and was produced by Ian Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Ian Anderson– vocals, acoustic guitar, flute, harmonica, occasional electric guitar and percussion
  • Martin Barre– electric guitar
  • John Evan– pianos, keyboards
  • Barriemore Barlow– drums, percussion
  • John Glascock– bass guitar, vocals
  • David Palmer– saxophone, piano
  • Maddy Prior– backing vocals
  • Angela Allen– backing vocals
  • Orchestrationsby David Palmer
  • Orchestra conducted byDavid Palmer.
  • Robin Black – sound engineer
  • Michael Farrell – cover design, illustrations
  • David Gibbons- design, illustrations

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Anderson.

  1. Quizz Kid
  2. Crazed Institution
  3. Salamander
  4. Taxi Grab
  5. From a Dead beat to an Old Greaser
  6. Bad-Eyed and Loveless
  7. Big Dipper
  8. Too Old to Rock ‘n’ Roll: Too Young to Die
  9. Pied Piper
  10. The Chequered Flag (Dead or Alive)

On April 20, 1970.

JethroTull - Benefit

On April 20, 1970, “Chrysalis” label released “Benefit”, the third Jethro Tull album. It was recorded December 1969 – January 1970, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Terry Ellis and Ian Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Ian Anderson– vocals, guitar, flute, balalaika, keyboards
  • Glenn Cornick– bass guitar, Hammond organ
  • Clive Bunker– drums
  • Martin Barre– electric guitar
  • David Palmer– orchestral arrangements
  • John Evan– piano and organ
  • Robin Black – engineer
  • Terry Ellis- cover design, executive producer
  • Ruan O’Lochlainn – cover design, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Anderson.

  1. With You There to Help Me
  2. Nothing to Say
  3. Alive and Well and Living In
  4. Son
  5. For Michael Collins, Jeffrey and Me
  6. To Cry You a Song
  7. A Time for Everything?
  8. Inside
  9. Pray in Time
  10. Sossity; You’re a Woman