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    Posted 7 years ago

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    In 1972 Jethro Tull released a parody concept album Thick As A Brick. . Concepta albums were all the rage back then and this one features a single track 43 minutes long. Due to the limits of the LP format it is split into two parts.
    The album opens up to become a 12 page newspaper, later versions left out the fold out newspaper. There are several articles about Gerald "Little Milton" Bostock, a review of the album and articles about some sort non-rabbit and many others of a full feature newspaper. It is a bit like the National Lampoon Sunday Newspaper.
    Gerald Bostock was an 8 year old child genius who wrote the lyrics for the album and is also a fictional character. Ian Anderson actually wrote the lyrics as usual for a Jethro Tull album.
    Don't let your kids fill out the connect the dots puzzle. I haven't checked the crossword puzzle yet. May not be rated G.

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    1. jscott0363 jscott0363, 7 years ago
      Another incredible Jethro Tull album!! Now, where is the creativeness in album covers today? After the '70s it seemed to go away completely.
    2. Belltown Belltown, 7 years ago
      You have the best toys!

      Saw this tour in support of this album. They played the whole thing, start to finish, plus a lot more (Aqualung, etc). As I recall, after playing Thick as a Brick for 45 minutes, Ian Anderson ambled over to the microphone and said, "For our next number..." Simply an amazing show. Weirdly, the Eagles were the opening act...
    3. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 7 years ago
      rock onnnnnnnnnn..
    4. fortapache fortapache, 7 years ago
      Thank you very much Scott. Not much album art in the 80s and extinct by the 90s.
    5. fortapache fortapache, 7 years ago
      Thank you very much Brunswick/Thomas. Did you you get Bungle on CD to replace it?
    6. fortapache fortapache, 7 years ago
      Thank you very kindly Belltown. I saw the A tour concert. Not the best album but quite the concert with Eddie Jobson on keyboards and see through violin.
    7. fortapache fortapache, 7 years ago
      And thank you very much Roy.
    8. fortapache fortapache, 7 years ago
      Thank you
    9. fortapache fortapache, 7 years ago
      Thank you Trey.

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