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Just read Chris Squire bassist of Yes has passed away at 67.
First show I ever attended, 90125 tour.
 

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So sad, fantastic musician, he made me go out and buy a Ric 4001 series and learn to play above the melody. Twangy
 

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Very sad news. "Roundabout" was one of my very first introductions to progressive rock. His bass playing and sound on that tune really surprised me as a young teen and along with Bruford's drumming, introduced me to a world of musicianship I couldn't even imagine existed. Very, very influential. An incredible legacy. RIP
 

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Really sad to hear of this. He was a fantastic bass player, singer, and writer.
 

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Damn. Sad news. My wife and I saw Yes on their last tour with the new lead singer. I was hoping to catch them on their next tour.

A sad day for Prog Rock indeed.
 

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Very sorry to learn of his passing.
I've been a big fan of Yes since the 1970's and I have always look forward to Chris Squire's bass playing.

May he rest in peace!
 

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Sad to hear another fine talent passes on. Saw them a few yrs ago, quite good.
 

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90125 world tour was my first big concert as well. A virtuoso in every sense of the word. The drum & bass with Bruford on "Heart of the Sunrise" did a lot to make me think about the interplay between the rhythm section. Those two were making a musical composition with the bass as lead instrument - and a light bulb went off in my young little head. I still get goose bumps when I hear it some times.
 

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To me, the sound of Squire was almost like a much bigger faster better guitar. Love that stuff. We will miss you Chris... :-(
 

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top 5, I was a huge Yes fan, still am, musical genius for sure, those cats wrote some really great out of the box stuff, Yes is one of the reasons I love classic prog Rock, especially fond of his harmonies and writing. 67 is way too young these days
 

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Sad news, heard about the leukemia battle, and now this a couple weeks later.

I saw Yes many times, including sitting 2nd row with my son between Wakeman and Chris on the 35th Anniversary tour in Hartford Ct.

We will be listening to Yes tonight. {And many times more.}

I feel heartbroken/ :-(
 


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