Wednesday, June 29, 2016

3264. Jethro Tull - Pan Dance
From: Minstrel in the Galley (remaster); Year: 1974/75; Genre: Progressive Rock/20th Century classical
For some reason today I felt like listening to something light, 'Tull's Minstrel in the Gallery album came to mind and seemed like a perfect fit for me.
The was a rarer gem that most have probably not heard; it was apparently written and performed/recorded by the band for a dance group called Pan's People, but was eventually released on an EP as an extra track. Later, of course, it was added to the remaster of Minstrel in the Gallery as a bonus track.
The song is definitely classical in almost all respects with Ian Anderson's style. The strings and other orchestral talent make this a great little buried treasure for the music connoisseur.

Hear Pan Dance on YouTube.

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My song pick three years ago today: Béla Fleck and the Flecktones - Life in Eleven

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