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Jethro Tull- Songs from the Wood 45th anniversary- Ian Anderson

Realize that "Songs from the Wood" by Jethro Tull, released way back in February 1977, was already the English folk/progressive rockers' tenth album! There was nothing that sounded remotely like the ancient pastoral songs and instrumentation on "Songs from the Wood"  then on the all-important American rock radio. Ian Anderson is my guest In the Studio  on "Songs from the Wood" 's forty-fifth anniversary.

Porcupine Tree- Blackest Eyes- Los Angeles 7-30-03

By leading off with this torrid performance of "Blackest Eyes" from In Absentia   in July 2003 at House of Blues in Los Angeles, Porcupine Tree led by Steven Wilson left no doubt that the neo-prog rockers were not just studio nerds.