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Chris Squire

Happy Birthday to Chris Squire, born March 4th, 1948. He teamed up with Jon Anderson in 1968 to form prog rock band Yes, and appears on every album the band recorded, despite numerous personnel changes. His bass influences include Paul McCartney, John Entwistle and Jack Bruce. Chris Squire has a style all his own, due […]


Bill Bruford: The Autobiography

One of my favorite drummers, Bill Bruford has written his autobiography. The first chapter is available to read as a .pdf file on his official website billbruford.com. The book is a fascinating look into the career of one of the most extraordinary time keepers in rock music. However, Bruford defies the label of rock musician, […]


FlashBack Friday with Yes

Yes is one of my favorite progressive rock bands. The Yes Album, my first and favorite of their LP’s in 1971, got more spins than a presidential candidate in an election year. The band’s virtuosity on “Yours Is No Disgrace,” “Starship Trooper” and “I’ve Seen All Good People” is simply amazing. Fragile’s “Roundabout” and “Long […]