Monday, June 29, 2015

Chris Squire, bassist of the group Yes, dies – BBC

DISAPPEARANCE – The co-founder of the formation has died at the age of 67 years. He participated in the creation of several legendary albums in rock history, including The Yes Album and Fragile in 1971.

The bassist and co-founder of Yes, Chris Squire, died at the age of 67 years, announced Sunday, June 28 this British rock group.

Interpreter including Owner of a Lonely Heart and Love Will Find A Way Chris Squire was considered a legend of progressive rock.

” It is with a heavy heart and particularly unbearable sadness that we inform you of the death of our dear friend and co-founder of Yes, Chris Squire, “wrote Geoffrey Downes, keyboardist of the group, on his Twitter account.

“Chris died peacefully last night in Phoenix, Arizona, in the arms of his loving wife Scotty” said Yes. Chris Squire was revealed last month that he was suffering from a rare form of leukemia and he would follow treatment at Phoenix, his adopted home in the United States.

Born in north West London, the son of a taxi driver and a housewife, he was expelled from school in 1964 because he had long hair. Yes Chris Squire founded with singer Jon Anderson in 1968.

Among the most famous albums of this group include The Yes Album and Fragile in 1971, Close to the Edge in 1972 Tales from Topographic Oceans the following year, Relay in 1974 Going for the One in 1977.


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