When I was 17, and just graduated from high school, a buddy of mine introduced me to the music of Jethro Tull. Nothing was the same afterwards. I think I listened to Thick as a Brick a hundred times. Wow!
Since then, though, I've added his softer stuff to my life list: "Teacher," "Life's a Long Song," "Skating Away (on the Thin Ice of the New Day)," and "Living in the Past." He was a wild man! But, as the same buddy told me last week, he's aged well.
I offer as evidence, the following: