Yes co-founder and bass guitarist Chris Squire dies at 67

Yes co-founder and bass guitarist Chris Squire dies at 67
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Bassist and co-founder of British progressive rock band Yes has died after battling leukemia. The news was confirmed by bandmates on their Facebook page:

“It’s with the heaviest of hearts and unbearable sadness that we must inform you of the passing of our dear friend.”

The band said Squire died peacefully in Phoenix, Arizona.

Tributes poured in on Twitter.

Utterly devastated beyond words to have to report the sad news of the passing of my dear friend, bandmate and inspiration Chris Squire. #yes

— Geoffrey Downes (@asiageoff) June 28, 2015

RIP Chris Squire my tribute to this great guy – on Bri's Soapbox Bri

— Dr. Brian May (@DrBrianMay) June 28, 2015

RIP, Chris Squire. Classic YES bassist. You will be missed..

— Gene Simmons (@genesimmons) June 28, 2015

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