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[[caption-width-right:350:''"How do you dare tell me that I'm my Father's son/When that was just an accident of Birth/I'd rather look around me -- compose a better song/`Cos that's the honest measure of my worth."'']]

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[[caption-width-right:350:''"How %%
->''How
do you dare tell me that I'm my Father's son/When son\\
When
that was just an accident of Birth/I'd Birth\\
I'd
rather look around me -- compose a better song/`Cos song\\
`Cos
that's the honest measure of my worth."'']]
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-->-- "Wind-Up"


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* RealLifeWritesThePlot: Anderson was inspired to create the album when he and his wife Jenny saw an old homeless man sitting on a park bench.


''Aqualung'' is the fourth studio album by Music/JethroTull, released in 1971. It is their final album to feature drummer Clive Bunker, the first without bassist Glenn Cornick and the first with bassist Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond and keyboardist John Evan, the latter of which appeared on ''Benefit'' as an unofficial member. It is best known for the eponymous hit single "Aqualung". Other well-known tracks include "Cross-Eyed Mary" and "Locomotive Breath". The album was listed at #337 in ''Magazine/RollingStone'''s [[UsefulNotes/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime 500 Greatest Albums of All Time]].

For the musical artist of the same name, see Music/{{Aqualung}}.

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''Aqualung'' is the fourth studio album by Music/JethroTull, released in 1971. It is their final album to feature drummer Clive Bunker, the first without bassist Glenn Cornick and the first with bassist Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond and keyboardist John Evan, the latter of which appeared on ''Benefit'' as an unofficial member. It is best known for the eponymous hit single "Aqualung". Other well-known tracks include "Cross-Eyed Mary" and "Locomotive Breath". The album was listed at #337 in ''Magazine/RollingStone'''s [[UsefulNotes/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime 500 Greatest Albums of All Time]].

For the musical artist of the same name, see Music/{{Aqualung}}.
Breath".



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--> Aqualung my friend
--> Don't start away uneasy

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--> Aqualung -->Aqualung my friend
-->
friend\\
Don't start away uneasy



-->In the shuffling madness of the locomotive breath
-->Runs the all time loser, headlong to his death

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-->In the shuffling madness of the locomotive breath
-->Runs
breath\\
Runs
the all time loser, headlong to his death



-->Wond'ring aloud
-->will the years treat us well.

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-->Wond'ring aloud
-->will
aloud\\
will
the years treat us well.



-->Cross-eyed Mary finds it hard to get along
-->She's a poor man's rich girl
-->and she'll do it for a song
-->She's a rich man stealer
-->but her favour's good and strong
-->She's the Myth/RobinHood of Highgate
-->helps the poor man get along.

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-->Cross-eyed Mary finds it hard to get along
-->She's
along\\
She's
a poor man's rich girl
-->and
girl\\
and
she'll do it for a song
-->She's
song\\
She's
a rich man stealer
-->but
stealer\\
but
her favour's good and strong
-->She's
strong\\
She's
the Myth/RobinHood of Highgate
-->helps
Highgate\\
helps
the poor man get along.



-->And so to my old headmaster and to anyone who cares
-->Before I'm through I'd like to say my prayers
-->And you can excommunicate me on my way to Sunday school
-->And have all the Bishops harmonize these lines
-->I don't believe you, you had the whole damn thing all wrong
-->And he's not the kind you have to wind-up on a Sunday

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-->And so to my old headmaster and to anyone who cares
-->Before
cares\\
Before
I'm through I'd like to say my prayers
-->And
prayers\\
And
you can excommunicate me on my way to Sunday school
-->And
school\\
And
have all the Bishops harmonize these lines
-->I
lines\\
I
don't believe you, you had the whole damn thing all wrong
-->And
wrong\\
And
he's not the kind you have to wind-up on a Sunday


* YourCheatingHeart: From "Locomotive Breath": "His woman and his best friend/In bed and having fun."


* AnnoyingLaugh: The laughter at the start of "Up to Me".


* ShoutOut:
** "Mother Goose" references Mother Goose and Long John Silver, the pirate from ''Literature/TreasureIsland''.
** In ''Film/AnchormanTheLegendOfRonBurgundy'' Ron plays a jazz flute solo and quotes the beginning of ''Aqualung''.
** Hank listens to it in the ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' episode "The Incredible Hank".
** ''Series/ThirtyRock'': Pete plays "Aqualung" on guitar while Jack sings the lyrics and says: "I don't know the words except park bench."
** ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'':
*** In the episode ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S02E09TheHellcats The Hellcats]]'', cold sufferer Crow blows his nose, prompting Tom to wisecrack "Hey, Aqualung!"
*** In ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S05E19Outlaw Outlaw]]'' one character greets another by saying "Tull!" Crow immediately hums the opening riff to "Aqualung."

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* ShoutOut:
**
ShoutOut: "Mother Goose" references Mother Goose and Long John Silver, the pirate from ''Literature/TreasureIsland''.
** In ''Film/AnchormanTheLegendOfRonBurgundy'' Ron plays a jazz flute solo and quotes the beginning of ''Aqualung''.
** Hank listens to it in the ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' episode "The Incredible Hank".
** ''Series/ThirtyRock'': Pete plays "Aqualung" on guitar while Jack sings the lyrics and says: "I don't know the words except park bench."
** ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'':
*** In the episode ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S02E09TheHellcats The Hellcats]]'', cold sufferer Crow blows his nose, prompting Tom to wisecrack "Hey, Aqualung!"
*** In ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S05E19Outlaw Outlaw]]'' one character greets another by saying "Tull!" Crow immediately hums the opening riff to "Aqualung."
''Literature/TreasureIsland''.


* Myth/RobinHood: Cross-Eyed Mary is described as "the Robin Hood of Highgate, helps the poor man get along."

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* Myth/RobinHood: Cross-Eyed Mary is described as "the Robin Hood of Highgate, helps the poor man get along." " It's implied that she steals from the wealthy, older men she sleeps with and passes at least some of it to street people like Aqualung.

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* FilleFatale: Cross Eyed Mary who "gets no kicks from little boys/Rather make it with a leching grey", especially if they're well off although it's implied that she flirts with Aqualung.


* BritishEnglish: From the title track:
-->You poor old sod.


* RealLifeWritesThePlot: Anderson was inspired to create the album when he and his wife Jenny saw an old homeless man sitting on a park bench.





* AnnoyingLaugh: The laughter at the start of "Up To Me".

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* AnnoyingLaugh: The laughter at the start of "Up To to Me".



* ConceptAlbum: Commonly called one, despite Anderson's protests to the contrary. So he wrote ''Thick As A Brick''.

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* ConceptAlbum: Commonly called one, despite Anderson's protests to the contrary. So he wrote ''Thick As A as a Brick''.



* DirtyOldMan: Aqualung, the title character, who is a dirty, old, lustful, homeless man. The album cover illustrates his appearance magnificently.

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* DirtyOldMan: Aqualung, the title character, who apparently is a dirty, old, lustful, homeless man. The album cover illustrates his appearance magnificently.



* EvilOldFolks: Aqualung, a lecherous old man who is a paedophile.
* FourMoreMeasures: The opening riff in "Aqualung" is played ''twice'' and ''three'' times to close a song.

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* EvilOldFolks: Aqualung, a lecherous old man who is a paedophile.
paedophile. [[spoiler: Or so it seems.]]
* FourMoreMeasures: The opening riff in "Aqualung" is played ''twice'' to open the song and ''three'' times to close a song.it.





''Aqualung'' is the fourth studio album by Music/JethroTull, released in 1971. It is their final album to feature drummer Clive Bunker, the first without bassist Glenn Cornick and the first with bassist Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond and keyboardist John Evan, the latter of which appeared on ''Benefit'' as an unofficial member. It is generally regarded as their MagnumOpus (although some would give the nod to ''Thick As A Brick'' or ''A Passion Play'' instead) and best known for the eponymous hit single "Aqualung". Other well-known tracks include "Cross-Eyed Mary" and "Locomotive Breath". The album was listed at #337 in ''Magazine/RollingStone'''s [[UsefulNotes/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime 500 Greatest Albums of All Time]].

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''Aqualung'' is the fourth studio album by Music/JethroTull, released in 1971. It is their final album to feature drummer Clive Bunker, the first without bassist Glenn Cornick and the first with bassist Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond and keyboardist John Evan, the latter of which appeared on ''Benefit'' as an unofficial member. It is generally regarded as their MagnumOpus (although some would give the nod to ''Thick As A Brick'' or ''A Passion Play'' instead) and best known for the eponymous hit single "Aqualung". Other well-known tracks include "Cross-Eyed Mary" and "Locomotive Breath". The album was listed at #337 in ''Magazine/RollingStone'''s [[UsefulNotes/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime 500 Greatest Albums of All Time]].


* RobinHood: Cross-Eyed Mary is described as "the Robin Hood of Highgate, helps the poor man get along."

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* RobinHood: Myth/RobinHood: Cross-Eyed Mary is described as "the Robin Hood of Highgate, helps the poor man get along."


-->She's the Robin Hood of Highgate

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-->She's the Robin Hood Myth/RobinHood of Highgate


* ConceptAlbum: Commonly called one, despite Anderson's protests to the contrary. So he wrote Thick As A Brick.

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* ConceptAlbum: Commonly called one, despite Anderson's protests to the contrary. So he wrote Thick ''Thick As A Brick.Brick''.

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