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Yes Honor Chris Squire During First Concert Since His Death

Genres 14:16PM EDT

Last night at the Grand Theater at the Foxwoods Casino, Yes regrouped and returned to the stage with a tribute to their recently deceased bassist and constant band mate, Chris Squire. The first post-Chris Squire concert began with all the lights shut off except for one beaming spotlight on a white Rickenbacker bass where the musician once stood--an instrument that screams Squire.READ MORE

Chris Squire

Rick Wakeman and Jon Anderson Remember Yes Bassist Chris Squire

Buzz 20:37PM EDT

Losing his fight to a rare breed of Leukemia, Yes bassist and co-founder of the legendary progressive rock band, Chris Squire, passed away on June 27. Former bandmates, keyboardist Rick Wakeman and singer Jon Anderson, who founded the band alongside Squire in 1968, penned tributes to their deceased bandmate- the only member to appear on every Yes album.READ MORE

Chris Squire and his iconic Rickenbacker bass.

5 Great Chris Squire Bass Songs in Memory of The Legendary Yes-Man

Buzz 15:18PM EDT

Today is a sad one for fans of classic rock, progressive rock, and the bass guitar in general: Chris Squire was one of the most deft and appreciated players of four string to emerge from the first generation of prog rock bands, and played in every one of Yes's concerts for more than 45 years. He'll miss his first show with the band on August 7 when Yes opens a tour with Toto: Unfortunately, Squire succumbed to leukemia this weekend, shortly after he had announced his first hiatus from group. Yes has long shuffled members but Squire would end up being the one constant, and now the group will have to look deep at itself before it continues touring post-2015. For just a brief overview of Squire's best bass parts, check out the five tracks below from bios massive discography.READ MORE

Chris Squire and his iconic Rickenbacker bass.

Legendary Yes Bassist Chris Squire Dead at Age 67; Sound Helped Define Prog

Buzz 12:38PM EDT

Chris Squire, the legendary bassist and cofounder of Yes, has died at the age of 67. He announced a hiatus from the band during May as a result of recently-diagnosed acute erythroid leukemia. The band is scheduled to begin a new tour on August 7 with Toto, and it will mark the first performance in the group's 46-year history at which Squire will not appear.READ MORE

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