Sunday, September 3, 2017

The classical influence on rock an roll: Jethro Tull - Bouree

Johann Sebastian Bach wrote a short piece for lute, Bouree in E Minor.

In 1969, Jethro Tull included it on their Album "Stand Up".  It wasn't even rocked up, it was straight Bach.  The Beatles and Led Zeppelin both used the tune as well.  Ah, the golden days of Rock ...

1 comment:

libertyman said...

Great observation!
And after all these years!