Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson is planning an out-of-this-world stunt at a concert later this month (Apr11) - he will link up with a U.S. astronaut for a live duet as she orbits Earth.
Colonel Catherine Coleman is currently on board the International Space Station and has taken her beloved flute with her on the mission.
The British rocker is planning a spectacular concert in Perm, Russia on Tuesday (12Apr10) to mark the 50th anniversary of the first manned space flight and during the show he will link up to Coleman to duet on a Jethro Tull track.
Coleman's performance will be streamed live by videolink to the audience in Perm.
Russian astronaut Yuri Gagarin carried out the first manned space flight in 1961.
Glenn Cornick, the original bass player for Jethro Tull, has passed from congestive heart failure, his son Drew has confirmed. The former bassist was 67...