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IA = Ian Anderson interview
MA = Mick Abrahams interview
NS = Neil Smith inteview


1967

24 May 67   Radio Times / Blackpool Evening Gazette   ['Firstimers' articles]

June 67   local Blackpool press   Neil's firstimer could mean a blues band hit NS
(?) 1967   [questionnaire]   IA


1968

3 Feb 68   Record Mirror / 17 Feb 68   Melody Maker   Pop shorts / 'Sunshine Day' single review

24 Aug 68   Melody Maker   Jethro Tull — humour and blues IA NEW - added Oct 2019

Oct 1968   Beat Instrumental   Jethro Tull — thinking, learning, getting better IA
10 Oct 68   Croydon Advertiser   An evening of go-ahead pop
12 Oct 68   Record Mirror   Jethro Tull: "We're really human" IA, MA
12 Oct 68   Melody Maker   Jethro Tull
26 Oct 68   NME   This Was: Jethro Tull (Island ILPS 9085)

2 Nov 68   Melody Maker   Ian: mystique is so important IA NEW - added Oct 2019
9 Nov 68   Disc & Music Echo   How Jethro Tull plan to replace knights in shining armour IA NEW - added Sept 2019
9 Nov 68   NME   Jethro Tull group hits album chart IA
16 Nov 68   Record Mirror   Jethro Tull LP sets fans on fire
(?) Nov 68   Northern Echo   Pop groups warned "We'll sue"
23 Nov 68   Disc & Music Echo   These are the big new names to watch
30 Nov 68   Melody Maker   Musicians Wanted [advert for new guitarist] NEW - added Oct 2019

21 Dec 68   Melody Maker   Guitarist Abrahams leaves Jethro Tull



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1: The John Evans Band, 1966. From left to right: Ian Anderson, Chris Riley, Barrie Barlow, Jeffrey Hammond, Jim Doolin, Martin Skyrme, John Evans.
2: The John Evan Smash at Granada Studios, 3 May 1967, for 'Firstimers' show.
From left to right: Neil Smith, Ian Anderson, Neil Valentine, John Evans, Barrie Barlow, Tony Wilkinson, Glenn Cornick.
3: Aug/Sept 1968, featuring Ian in his Dunfermline Curling Club blazer.
4: from the same early feature in the Dutch magazine Muziek Expres.
5: advert for the first album, Melody Maker, 5 October 1968. Updated
6: advert for Mick Abrahams' penultimate gig with the band, 26 November 1968.
7: advert for 'Love Story' single, Melody Maker, 7 December 1968. New
8: from The Rolling Stones Rock 'n' Roll Circus, 11 December 1968.
9: advert from Melody Maker, 21 December 1968. New

Marquee advert courtesy of Glenn Cornick.