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On todays episode of Backstage Pass with Gentry Thomas he is joined by famous member and front man of Jethro Tull 70s rock star Ian Anderson. The Scottish flautist talks about his new album ‘The Zealot Gene’ with Jethro Tull. it is quite amazing considering the last time they released a full length album George W. Bush was in office and the original Finding Nemo was topping the charts. The singer songwriter speaks on the inspiration for the new album being the Bible and how he’s leaving in the good, the bad, and the ugly and not worrying about what the critics think.  

Mr. Anderson also speaks on his unique style of play and how he believes it helped catapult Jethro Tull and himself into the stratosphere aided them in separating themselves from the cluttered field of 60s and 70s British rock bands. He additionally speaks on how he’s been doing his best to avoid Covid and how thankful he is to wake up every morning healthy with the ability to make the music he loves. The perennial rock star talks all this and more in todays episode of Backstage Pass with Gentry Thomas. Make sure to subscribe and follow for more of the latest interviews. 

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On todays episode of Backstage with Gentry Thomas he interviews legendary musician Don McLean. Gentry reaches out to Don and thanks him on behalf of all DJs for making the well known eight minute – thirty six second classic American Pie. They also go in depth about McLean’s relationship with Buddy Holly, how he had influenced his music, and how devastating his death was to him.

They additionally went in depth about the upcoming 50 year anniversary tour for Don McLean’s all time classic American Pie. Gentry asks all the right questions about American Pies lyrics and there deeper meanings and which conspiracy’s are right and which ones are wrong. Don also talks about his thriving buckle collection along with a plethora of other interesting tidbits and more on todays episode of Backstage with Gentry Thomas.

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