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Chris Squire of Yes (Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Chris Squire, Remembered

Yes’s music is not for everybody, and that’s what makes fans love it more. We pay tribute to the band’s legendary bassist and cofounder.

06/30/2015

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Longtime Yes Bassist Chris Squire Succumbs to Leukemia

By Brian Ives  Yes bass player, founder and leader Chris Squire succumbed to cancer last night at home in Phoenix, Arizona. He was 67. Yes keyboardist Geoffrey Downes tweeted, “Utterly devastated beyond words to have […]

06/28/2015

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Chris Squire of Yes to Undergo Leukemia Treatment

“This will be the first time since the band formed in 1968 that Yes will have performed live without me,” Squire said.

05/19/2015

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Not Fade Away: Four Sides, Four Songs – ‘Tales From Topographic Oceans’ by Yes

The shortest song was eighteen and a half minutes.

01/10/2014

The current version of Yes: Steve Howe, Geoff Downes, Jon Davison, Alan White and Chris Squire (photo credit: Rob Shanahan)

Chris Squire of Yes Talks Rock Hall, Jon Anderson and Jimmy Page

“Yes is now in its 45th year, and we’ve obviously done a lot of work over that period of time. The albums are all like children really. I don’t really favor one over the other, they’ve all got little gems of musicality and lyrics, it’s hard to single out any particular one.” – Chris Squire discussing the new Yes box set

12/13/2013

photo: Keith Barker

Yes: New Studio Album In 2013, Not With Jon Anderson

Prog-rock giants Yes say they may have a new album, with their latest new singer Jon Davison, as soon as next year. That would be just two years after their last album, which featured their last singer, Benoit David.

08/17/2012

Bassist Chris Squire, the only man to play on every Yes album, seen here in 2006 (Getty Images/Michael Buckner/Stringer)

Rock Flashback: Yes, It’s “Fragile”

In 1971, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Yes[/lastfm] added a new member, synthesizer wizard [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rick Wakeman[/lastfm], whose facility with electronic keyboards was more appropriate to the band’s aspirations than the piano and organ of founding keyboard player [lastfm […]

12/02/2011