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Chris Squire

Chris Squire
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Christopher Russell Edward Squire (4 March 1948 – 27 June 2015) was an English musician, singer and songwriter. He was best known as the bassist and founding member of the progressive rock band Yes. He was the only member to appear on each of their 21 studio albums, released from 1969 to 2014. Squire's style of bass playing, sometimes called "lead bass," has been hugely influential. In addition to Yes, he had a noteworthy solo career, and collaborated with a large number of others.
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Billy Sherwood — Citizen Billy Sherwood — Citizen
(Frontiers Records FR CD 710, 2015, CD)
Steve Hackett — Wolflight Steve Hackett — Wolflight
(Inside Out Music 07078, 2015, CD+BlueRay)
Yes — Heaven and Earth Yes — Heaven and Earth
(Frontiers Records , 2014, CD)
Squackett — A Life within a Day Squackett — A Life within a Day
(Esoteric Antenna EANTCD 1002, 2012, CD)
Steve Hackett — Beyond the Shrouded Horizon Steve Hackett — Beyond the Shrouded Horizon
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 348, 2011, 2CD)
Yes — Fly from Here Yes — Fly from Here
(Frontiers Records FR CD 520, 2011, CD)
Yes — In the Present - Live from Lyon Yes — In the Present - Live from Lyon
(Frontiers Records FR CDVD 537, 2011, 2CD+DVD)
Steve Hackett — Out of the Tunnel's Mouth (Deluxe Edition) Steve Hackett — Out of the Tunnel's Mouth (Deluxe Edition)
(Inside Out Music 0505388, 2010, 2CD)
Chris Squire — Swiss Choir Chris Squire — Swiss Choir
(Lime Records CV009, 2007, CD)
Billy Sherwood — Back against the Wall Billy Sherwood — Back against the Wall
(Purple Pyramid CLP-1535, 2005, 2CD)
Syn — Syndestructable Syn — Syndestructable
(Umbrello UMBRCD004, 2005, CD)
The Syn — Original Syn 1965-2004 The Syn — Original Syn 1965-2004
(Umbrello UMBRCD001, 2004/2005, 2CD)
Chris Squire / Billy Sherwood — Conspiracy Chris Squire / Billy Sherwood — Conspiracy
(Eagle Records EAGCD 126, 2000, CD)
Yes — The Ladder Yes — The Ladder
(Eagle Records EAGLT 088, 1999, CD)
Yes — Open Your Eyes Yes — Open Your Eyes
(Eagle Records EDL EAG 013-2, 1997, CD)
Yes — Keys to Ascension Yes — Keys to Ascension
(CMC 0607686208-2, 1996, 2CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Tim Morse — Yes Stories: Yes in Their Own Words Tim Morse — Yes Stories: Yes in Their Own Words
(St. Martin's Press 0-312-144, 1996, TPB)
World Trade — Euphoria World Trade — Euphoria
(Magna Carta MA-9005-2, 1995, CD)
Yes — Talk Yes — Talk
(Victory 383-480-033-2, 1994, CD)
Yes — Union Yes — Union
(Arista ARCD-8643, 1991, CD)
Yes — Big Generator Yes — Big Generator
(ATCO A2 90522, 1987, CD)
Esquire — Esquire Esquire — Esquire
(Universal MSD-37121, 1987/1997, CD)
Yes — 90125 Yes — 90125
(Rhino Records R2 73796, 1983/2004, CD)
Buggles — Adventures in Modern Recording Buggles — Adventures in Modern Recording
(Carrere CAL 131, 1981, LP)
Yes — Drama Yes — Drama
(Friday FRM 16019, 1980/2010, CD)
Yes — Yesshows Yes — Yesshows
(Friday FRM-2510, 1979/2011, 2CD)
Yes — Tormato Yes — Tormato
(Rhino Records R2 73794, 1978/2004, CD)
Yes — Going for the One Yes — Going for the One
(Atlantic SD 19106, 1977, LP)
Chris Squire — Fish out of Water Chris Squire — Fish out of Water
(Wounded Bird WOU 8159, 1975/2007, CD)
Yes — Relayer Yes — Relayer
(Atlantic SD 18122, 1974, LP)
Rick Wakeman — The Six Wives of Henry VIII Rick Wakeman — The Six Wives of Henry VIII
(A&M 3229, 1973/1999, CD)
Yes — Tales from Topographic Oceans Yes — Tales from Topographic Oceans
(Rhino Records R2 73791, 1973/2003, 2CD)
Yes — Yessongs Yes — Yessongs
(Atlantic 82682-2, 1973/1994, 2CD)
Yes — Close to the Edge Yes — Close to the Edge
(Atlantic SD 7244, 1972, LP)
Yes — Progeny: Seven Shows from Seventy-Two Yes — Progeny: Seven Shows from Seventy-Two
(Rhino Records 081227956417, 1972/2015, 14CD)
Yes — Fragile Yes — Fragile
(Atlantic SD 7211, 1971, LP)
Yes — The Yes Album Yes — The Yes Album
(Atlantic SD 8283, 1971, LP)
Yes — Beyond and Before - BBC Recordings 1969-1970 Yes — Beyond and Before - BBC Recordings 1969-1970
(Purple Pyramid CLP 0246-2, 1970/2011, 2CD)
Yes — Something's Coming - BBC Recordings 1969-1970 Yes — Something's Coming - BBC Recordings 1969-1970
(Purple Pyramid CLP 0246-2, 1970/1997, 2CD)
Yes — Time and a Word Yes — Time and a Word
(Rhino Records R2 73787, 1970/2003, CD)
Yes — Yes Yes — Yes
(Rhino Records R2 73786, 1969/2003, CD)
Peter Banks — Can I Play You Something? Peter Banks — Can I Play You Something?
(Blueprint BP301CD, 1968/1999, CD)

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