Witches Promise/Teacher single released Island Records WIP-6077
JAN 22 - Top of the Pops London, UK. 'Witches Promise' released on the 25th Anniversary video in 1994
JAN 31 - NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS UK
FEB 2 - Ian Anderson marries Jennie Franks.
FEB 13-15 Filming 'The Switched-On Symphony’ Burbank, Ca. USA NBC TV Broadcast in the USA on 14/3/70.
FEB 19 - Bremen, Germany Beat Club TV The 'Witches Promise' and 'Teacher'
FEB 21 - Frankfurt, Germany
2 shows Tull's first in Germany. both were sold out with riots and fans hospitalized
FEB 25 - Morgan Studios London, UK
Recording tracks for 'Benefit'
Glenn marries Judy Wong. The reception was held at Glenn's parents' pub, The Crown & Sceptre, London. Guests included members of the Fleetwood Mac & Ronnie Wood from the Faces. (35mm raw slides kindly provided by Dan Schettine)
Performance on Dick Clark produced show “Get it Together” performing Teacher.
A bit of this performance turned up on the 20th anniversary VHS but the entire clip is still unsurfaced.
APRIL 2- 3- 4 San Francisco CA, Filmore West
3 shows booked at the Filmore West to start the 1970 USA TOUR The first show on April 2nd was cancelled as the band needed more rehearsal time with the arrival of John Evan.
APR 19 - Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, Ca. USA
(First show with John Evans)
APR 20 - USA release of 'Benefit'
Santa Barbara Bowl , Santa Barbara, Ca. USA
APRIL 30 - MAY 3
Fillmore West, San Francisco, Ca. USA with Dave Pegg and Fairport Convention.
MAY 1 - UK release of 'Benefit'
MAY 3 - San Fernando College, Devonshire Downs
(Northridge), Ca. USA
College Gym, Phoenix, Az. USA Keith Russel Photo
MAY 10 - Washington University Field House St Louis, Mo. USA
MAY 22 - Fillmore East NYC, NY. USA
JUNE 5 - Aragon Ballroom Chicago, Il. USA
JUNE 13 - RECORD MIRROR John Evans Joining (Robert Partridge)
JUNE 23 - Bremen, Germany - Beat Club
JUNE 27 - 'Samedi et compagnie' FrenchTV 'Teacher' and 'Witches Promise'. 'Teacher' released on the 25th anniversary VHS in 1993 while 'Witches Promise' turned up as a bonus Easter egg on the DVD in 2003.
JULY 7 - Tanglewood Festival Lenox, Ma. USA
JULY 11 - New Musical Express UK
JULY 15 - Chicago IL, Aragon Ballroom
JULY 18 -Warehouse New Orleans, La. USA