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  • Yes: The Fish (Live at Montreux 2003)

    Yes: The Fish (Live at Montreux 2003)

    When I was a kid, I wore out my copy of Yes’ Fragile, and in particular, the track “The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus),” thanks of course to Chris Squire. Here’s a great live clip of the band performing it in 2003 at Montreux. This brings back great memories. »

  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2017 Inductees

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2017 Inductees

    Every year, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s class of inductees tends draws the ire of music fans around the world, but this year’s list seems to be a good fit. The group leans heavy on classic rock with folk, grunge, and rap to round it out. 2017’s inductees include Electric Light Orchestra, Yes,... »

  • Yes: Live at Beat-Club (1969)

    Yes: Live at Beat-Club (1969)

    Kenny Brault sent this to me saying, “Chris Squire‘s bass tone and style back in 1969… Amazing. Well established back then.” This was recorded for German TV show, Beat-Club in 1969. Here’s the track list for the video: No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed Looking Around Survival And the lineup: Jon Anderson: lead vocals, percussion... »

  • Extensive Remastering of 1971’s “Fragile” a Treat for Yes Fans

    Extensive Remastering of 1971’s “Fragile” a Treat for Yes Fans

    As Yes fans continue to mourn the June death of bassist Chris Squire, his music lives on, in pristine condition, in packages like a limited edition CD/Blu-ray version of the progressive rock band’s classic 1971 album, Fragile. The Fragile release is the fourth in a series of remixed and expanded packages from Yes. Here, the... »

  • Two Yes Classics Performed in Entirety in Concert Film

    Two Yes Classics Performed in Entirety in Concert Film

    As we continue to mourn the loss of Yes bassist Chris Squire, we can also take delight in one of his latter-day performances with the band he founded in the late 1960s. When the legendary progressive rock group played in Mesa, Arizona on Aug. 12, 2014, Squire, — who died June 27, 2015 of acute... »

  • In Memoriam: Chris Squire

    In Memoriam: Chris Squire

    Bass legend Chris Squire, who stood at the helm of progressive rock in Yes since 1968, has died of cancer. He was 67 years old. Yes released a statement on their Facebook page announcing the news. “It’s with the heaviest of hearts and unbearable sadness that we must inform you of the passing of our... »

  • Seven Yes Concerts Released in Their Entirety in New Set

    Seven Yes Concerts Released in Their Entirety in New Set

    Early 1970s Yes is in all of its glory on the 14-CD box set Progeny — Seven Shows from Seventy-Two. The set features recently unearthed recordings from seven full concerts performed in North America between Oct. 31 and Nov. 20, 1972, back when Close to the Edge was a new album. Live material from that... »

  • Chris Squire Diagnosed with Leukemia

    Chris Squire Diagnosed with Leukemia

    Bass legend Chris Squire has been diagnosed with an uncommon form of leukemia called Acute Erythroid Leukemia, according to a post on the Yes website. The bassist, who co-founded the influential prog-rock band, will be receiving treatment in his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona during the next few months. Squire’s treatment will force him to sit... »

  • Yes Live Set Features Music From Two 1970s Albums

    Yes Live Set Features Music From Two 1970s Albums

    Like It Is: Yes at the Bristol Hippodrome, a 2 CD/DVD set Blu-ray disc, combines songs from two favorite Yes albums: 1971’s The Yes Album and 1977’s Going for the One, in one live package recorded during the band’s spring 2014 tour. “These are two bodies of music that many of the most devout Yes... »

  • “Songs From Tsongas” from Yes Reissued in Special Edition

    “Songs From Tsongas” from Yes Reissued in Special Edition

    A performance from the last tour featuring the classic Yes lineup of bassist Chris Squire, singer Jon Anderson, guitarist Steve Howe, keyboardist Rick Wakeman, and drummer Alan White, has been released in a special edition on CD, DVD and Blu-ray. The Songs From Tsongas special edition DVD and Blu-ray packages not only capture a previously... »