Martin Barre was Jethro Tull’s guitarist for over 43 years. His sound and playing was a major factor in their success. Album sales have exceeded 60 million units, and they continue to be played worldwide, representing an important part of classic rock history.
Martin’s guitar playing has earned him a high level of respect and recognition. His solos were voted 25th best solo ever in the USA and 20th best solo ever in the UK for his playing on Aqualung. His playing on the album Crest of a Knave earned him a Grammy award in 1989.
As well as Jethro Tull on numerous albums, Martin has worked with many other artists including Paul McCartney, Phil Collins, Gary Moore, Joe Bonamassa, and Chris Thompson, and has shared the stage with such legends as Jimi Hendrix, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd, and Led
Clive Bunker was the original drummer with Tull and played on Stand Up, Benefit & Aqualung. He was part of the original band that stormed the USA from 1969.