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Mick Abrahams

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Biography

Michael Timothy 'Mick' Abrahams (born 7 April 1943, in Luton, Bedfordshire, England) was the original guitarist for Jethro Tull. He recorded the album This Was with the band in 1968, but conflicts between Abrahams and Ian Anderson over the musical direction of the band led Abrahams to leave once the album was finished. Abrahams wanted to pursue a more blues/rock direction, while Anderson wanted to incorporate more overt folk and jazz influences. He was replaced first by Tony Iommi who would leave Tull after only a few weeks and would later go on to form Black Sabbath, and then by Martin Barre who remains with Jethro Tull to this day.

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Top Songs

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  1. The Same Way  -  1,281 plays
  2. Greyhound Bus  -  367 plays
  3. Awake  -  335 plays
  4. Winds of Change  -  262 plays
  5. Why Do You Do Me This Way  -  212 plays
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