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AN EXCITING PROGRESSIVE BLUES ROCK OUTFIT WITH OVER 35 YEARS OF PERFORMING IN AND WITH TOP NAME BANDS. INDIVIDUALS GLENN CORNICK AND CLIVE BUNKER WERE FOUNDER MEMBERS OF JETHRO TULL. GARY PICKFORD-HOPKINS WAS VOCALIST WITH THE RICK WAKEMAN BAND.

Biography

GLENN CORNICK FOUNDED WILD TURKEY IN LATE 1970 WHEN HE LEFT JETHRO TULL.
HE TEAMED UP WITH SUPERB WELSH SINGER GARY PICKFORD-HOPKINS.
1971,72 AND 73 SAW THE BAND RELENTLESSLY TOURING IN EUROPE AND AMERICA WITH
YES
BLACK SABBATH
ZZ TOP
TEN YEARS AFTER
JETHRO TULL
THEY ALSO HAD A RESIDENCY AT THE MARQUEE CLUB IN LONDON.
THEY ALSO RELEASED TWO CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ALBUMS DURING THIS TIME.
THEIR FINAL GIG WAS IN 1974 ALSO AT THE MARQUEE.
GARY HAD RECIEVED AN OFFER TO PERFORM ON RICK WAKEMAN'S JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH.
THE BAND REFORMED IN 1996 TO RECORD THE STEELER OF YEARS ALBUM.
NOW IN 2006, A NEW ALBUM IS BEING RECORDED AND RELEASED ( JULY ). SO IT'S TIME TO HIT THE ROAD AGAIN.
WE HAVE ENLISTED CLIVE BUNKER (ex JETHRO TULL ) FOR DRUMMING ON THE ROAD.
GLENN CORNICK ON BASS
GARY PICKFORD-HOPKINS, VOCALS AND HARMONICA
GRAHAM WILLIAMS ( ORIGINAL TURK and RACING CARS ). ON GUITAR
MICK DYCHE ( ex MADDY PRIOR BAND ) GUITAR.
GUEST ARTISTS USED FOR THE RECORDING OF THE ALBUM INCLUDE
STEVE GURL PIANO
ALAN PUGWASH WEATHERS PERCUSSION

MORE INFO AND SONGS AT

http://www.myspace.com/glenncornickswildturkey

Discography

Single
GOOD OLD DAYS/LIFE IS A SYMPHONY (1972)

Albums
BATTLE HYMN (1971)
TURKEY (1972)
STEALER OF YEARS (1996)
FINAL PERFORMANCE (2000)
LIVE IN EDINBURGH (2001)
RAREST TURKEY (2003)

Set List

NEW ALBUM SONGS PLUS
ONE SOLE SURVIVOR
BUTTERFLY
GOOD OLD DAYS
SOLDIER BOY
BALLAD OF CHUCK STALLION
WRAP IT UP,TAKE IT HOME.
OUR SET IS APPROX 2 HOURS LONG