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Sunday, 20 April 2014

Yes' Chris Squire unfazed by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame snub

Yes bassist Chris Squire insists he won't ''lose any sleep'' over his band missing out on a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The 66-year-old musician, who is touring with a new line-up, was nominated alongside his band mates this year but isn't bitter that they missed out on a spot.
He exclusively told BANG Showbiz: ''There were bands nominated who had been up before so I didn't really think we would get in there this year. We missed it by a few votes or something I was told but I'm sure it will come up again.
''I don't lose any sleep over it, if it happens, okay, good, that would be very nice.
''Most of the time they're not prog rock sort of people. In the past couple of years they've made an effort by putting Genesis in there and Canadian rock band Rush but generally they've always stayed away from prog rock people. I can't say whether that's fair or not but people have different tastes. Punk rates a lot higher than prog rock on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.''
Chris claims the logistics of figuring out which members of the band to include would be a ''pain'' due to so many line-up changes, but he would like the band to be included one day.


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