Anderson to Join Yes Bandmates at HOF Induction

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Yes will be among the acts next month at the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame ceremony held at the Barclays Center. The band’s co-founder and frontman Jon Anderson has confirmed he will reunite for a performance with the legendary group.

Anderson and late bassist Chris Squire established the British prog rock band Yes in 1968. Squire, Anderson and Bill Bruford, Steve Howe, Alan White, Rick Wakeman, Tony Kaye and Trevor Rabin make up the official Yes lineup going into the Hall. Anderson last performed as a member of Yes in 2004 and officially left the group in 2008 after a fallout with his band mates.

In a recent interview, Anderson said: "We’re definitely connected, as a family. There’s always animosity. People that you love you don’t always like, and there’s always going to be that. But when you’re celebrating who you truly are, you forget about all that and just get on with meeting each other and seeing each other, and it’s just one of those things. It’s not a problem; We’ll just get together and have fun. Music is a healing force on every level.”

Along with Yes...Pearl Jam, Journey, Joan Baez, and Electric Light Orchestra will also be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 7th. 

The induction speech for Yes will be from Rush's Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson. In light of Chris Squire's passing, the rumor is that Geddy will also fil


Here's "Roundabout" from Yes in 2004, the last time Jon Anderson was on tour with his Bandmates Steve Howe, Rick Wakeman, Alan White, and the late Chris Squire...

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