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blacbird
05-06-2007, 01:06 AM
1. Ian Anderson

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Nolita
05-06-2007, 01:30 AM
:roll: :ROFL:

Somebody gets a rep point.

Hey does the recorder count? Bon Scott right? Wait a sec... add Freddie Mercury and Rob Halford. Okay that's four.

The Grift
05-06-2007, 01:50 AM
not exactly rock, but Ron Burgundy plays a mean jazz-fusion flute... and fusion is mostly just jazz rock. So he's kind of a rock flautist.

Devil Ledbetter
05-06-2007, 01:55 AM
Herbie Mann.

Oh, wait.:tongue

Dawno
05-06-2007, 02:01 AM
Sir James Galway - well, he has done some covers of pop songs...

ChunkyC
05-06-2007, 02:41 AM
Ian Anderson is awesome. Others are:

Peter Gabriel -- his flute gave early Genesis tunes much of their ethereal quality.

Burton Cummings -- his short 'n sweet solo on the original recording of She's Come Undone (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4WavFz6H7U) was great, and even decades later (link), he can still pull it off.

Rolling Thunder
05-06-2007, 02:47 AM
I didn't know a rock could play a flute. Most of the ones I see just sorta...lay there....like...um, rocks. :Shrug:

Which begs the question: What is blacbird smoking and why isn't he sharing?

Shadow_Ferret
05-06-2007, 09:37 AM
How about these flutists?

Ray Thomas - The Moody Blues
Andrew Latimer - Camel
Thijs Van Leer - Focus
Florian Schneider - Kraftwerk
Peter Gabriel - Genesis

Anthony Ravenscroft
05-06-2007, 12:02 PM
Oh, come now -- after Thijs van Leer & Ian Anderson, it's Nancy Wilson.

Opty
05-06-2007, 01:08 PM
Does Zamfir, "Master of the Pan Flute," count?

madderblue
05-06-2007, 01:14 PM
Wasn't there a flute solo in The Trogg's song "Wild Thing"?

Anthony Ravenscroft
05-06-2007, 10:40 PM
Wasn't there a flute solo in The Trogg's song "Wild Thing"?
It was ocarina. That's certainly how they played it when the Troggs appeared on the David Bowie episode of "Midnight Special."

Chumplet
05-07-2007, 01:26 AM
Uh.... Jethro Tull? or is that the name of the band? Okay, my bad. Ian Anderson played flute for Jethro tull and he is already mentioned.

tourdeforce
05-07-2007, 02:05 AM
Flautist?

Is this a term related to groupies?

Chumplet
05-07-2007, 02:39 AM
Yeah, like a pianist pees a lot.