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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.

John Weider – Family – 71 this week – born 21st April 1947

Family
Family featuring John Weider (guitar)

Family on stage at Afton 1970.

John Weider, playing bass guitar, is seen in the background wearing the yellow vest.

John, who was born in Shepherd’s Bush, London also plays guitar and violin and has featured with several bands as well as Family – amongst them are Eric Burdon and the Animals; and Johnny Kidd and the Pirates.