Quotes by Ian Anderson

Ian Scott Anderson MBE is a Scottish-born musician, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work as the lead vocalist, flautist and acoustic guitarist of British rock band Jethro Tull. Anderson plays several other musical instruments, including keyboards, bass guitar, bouzouki, balalaika, saxophone, harmonica, and a variety of whistles.

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A lot of pop music is about stealing pocket money from children.

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I was not a great guitarist, so I sold my 1960 Fender Stratocaster in exchange for a Shure Microphone, made in Chicago, and a flute.

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I can never make up my mind if I'm happy being a flute player, or if I wish I were Eric Clapton.

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I'm very motivated by the occasional creative payoff that comes when something goes really well, be it a song, a recording or performance. The payoff is enormous - when you get it. Most of the time, though, I'm filled with self-loathing and general frustration at the limitations I have as a musician.

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I make up my own mind in light of available facts, with my own experience and a sense of personal ethics.

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