In 1968, I took Ten Years After to America. We raised the money for our air fares by making a deal with a music publisher. But when the travel company provided our flight tickets before they actually billed us, Terry used that cash to put Jethro Tull in a studio to record an album. So then we had the travel company on our backs.
Fortunately, I collapsed in America with appendicitis and needed surgery. The health insurance company paid out before the hospital billed me. So we used that money to pay the travel agent. Then the hospital was on our case. And so on