2011 seems to be a bad year for Scotland's The Poets. In May i wrote about the departure of their guitarist Hume Paton. Now, i am sad to say that i've newly heard that the Poets drummer Alan Weir died of cancer in Cambridge on June 9, also at the age of 66.
Alan Weir behind the drums. Also newly departed poet Hume Paton on
12-string guitar, far left.