Thursday, January 26, 2012
Jethro Tull, Thick Bricks, and Seed Drills...
(Note: This is not a seed drill.)
Photo courtesy 123rf.com
Earlier today I was talking with a farmer about the inventors of farming tools, when he mentioned that the seed drill was invented by Jethro Tull. I responded "Jethro Tull?! The rock group invented the seed drill?!" The he explained to me that Jethro Tull (1674-1741) was an English agriculturist. Then he explained that one of the English rock group's booking agents was a history buff, and he's the one who named the rock group after the agriculturist.
One of my favorite rock albums is Thick as a Brick by Jethro Tull, the rock group. What's one of your favorite rock albums? (You can leave comments below.)