The name comes from a British farmer who, among other things, wrote a book about shoeing horses. Jethro Tull enchanted their listeners with adaptations of classics and many more were to come
Own compositions follow.

The music of band leader, founding member and composer Ian Anderson cannot be pigeonholed. At the beginning his music was still very
blues-oriented, but already after the second album the critics called the band "progressive rock"
to have to classify.

With the albums “Aqualung” and “Thick is a brick”
the first concept albums were created in the
rock history. Later in the 70's the band was assigned to folk rock. The result of 40 years of Jethro Tull: 21 albums, over 2.600 concerts in over 40
countries, 60 million albums sold.