His lifelong ambition was to play lead guitar for sixties band Jethro Tull
. And the former law student, who gave up studying at Queens University in Belfast to sign for Nottingham Forest, has also divulged that a fascination with crime cases recently took him to Lord Lucan's house where he searched for clues to solve the 30-year mystery of the aristocrat's disappearance following the murder of his childrens' nanny.
Lee looks like Jethro Tull
's scarecrow, or possibly Custer shortly after his last stand.
Gerard Starkey's aching vocal recalls one moment Stipe and Duritz, the next Jethro Tull
's Ian Anderson.
ONE of the biggest-selling British acts of all time Jethro Tull
, with sales in the region of 60 million records, arrives in Newcastle next week as part of their 50th anniversary tour.
: The Rock Opera WHEN: Tonight WHERE: Symphony Hall, Birmingham 0121 780 3333.
The rock opera will tell the story of Jethro Tull
's life but reimagined as if it were happening in the near future.
The school choir sang Viva La Vida and there was a performance by students and staff of one of Mr Morgan's favourite songs - "Teacher" by Jethro Tull
, which they have also recorded.
But Ian, 62, the flute and voice behind the legendary Jethro Tull
, has spent the last 42 years of his career being thrust repeatedly into the spotlight.
No, it's not an album by Jethro Tull
, it's a system which allows you to breath clean air even when you've been buried under tonnes of snow.
Between September 4 and 6 festivalgoers will be treated to headline performances from Jethro Tull
, Beth Orton and Saint Etienne, with the likes of Cara Dillon, Jim Moray, Woomble/ Drever/ McCusker and Adrian Edmondson and the Bad Shepherds and, after a 35-year absence, cult folk band Comus also on the bill.
That's Dave Pegg of Fairport Convention and Jethro Tull
plus P J Wright, guitarist and lead vocalist with Little Johnny England and long time sideman with R'n'B legend Steve Gibbons.
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, Jethro Tull
frontman Ian Anderson, Marillion star Fish and guitarist Gary Moore all backed the purchase of Planet Rock by Malcolm Bluemel.