Jethro Tull lead singer Ian Anderson wrote this song, lamenting the loss of work for England's heavy horses in favor of machinery: "Now you're down to the few and there's no work to do, the tractor's on its way."
Darryl Way played the solo violin on this track as well as on "Acres Wild."
Suggestion credit: Mark - Ottawa, Canada, for above 2
There was a rumor in the Soviet Union that The Beatles had secretly visited the U.S.S.R. and given a private concert for the children of top Communist party members. They believed the song "Back In The U.S.S.R." was written because of the concert. Actually, some fans still believe so.