Category Archives: Sadly Missed

Glenn Cornick – Jethro Tull – born 23rd April 1947; died 28th August 2014

Jethro Tull
Jethro Tull performing at Afton 1970 – Glenn Cornick can be seen at the back beyond the drum kit

This week would have seen the 71st birthday of Glenn Cornick, bassist with Jethro Tull from 1968 to 1970.

Born in the Lake District and brought up mostly in Blackpool, Glenn sadly passed away from congestive heart failure at his home in Hawaii.

Richie Havens – born 21st January 1941, died 22nd April 2013

Richie Havens
Richie Havens and the crowd preparing to welcome the sunrise

22nd April 2018 sadly marks the 5th anniversary of the passing of Richie Havens.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Richie commenced bringing his intensely rythmic style of guitar playing to the public in 1965 and really sprang to fame following his opening performance at the Woodstock Festival in 1969.

This had a huge personal impact on Richie and at his own request his ashes were scattered at the Woodstock site after his death at home from a heart attack following earlier kidney surgery.

Tiny Tim – born 12th April 1932, died 30th November 1996

Tiny Tim with his first wife Little Vicki.

12th April 2018 marks what would have been the 86th birthday of Tiny Tim.

He was born Herbert Buckingham Khaury in Manhattan, New York, and was famed as a singer and ukelele player with some of his best known hits being covers of “Tiptoe Through The Tulips” and “Livin’ in the Sunlight, Lovin’ in the Moonlight” performed in his trademark falsetto/vibrato voice.

Tiny Tim sadly passed away due to complications from diabetes on 30th November 1996.