Skip to comments.Peter Banks, guitarist from British band Yes, dies at 65
Posted on 03/14/2013 2:56:09 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Peter Banks, a founding member of the British progressive rock band Yes and its original guitarist, has died at his home in London. He was 65.
A statement on Banks website said he died on March 7 and was found in his home after he failed to show up for a recording session.
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That was Steve Howe
Steve Howe is one amazing musician.
There are some great links on YouTube. I bought the DVD and it was worth every penny.
Take a straight and stronger course to the corner of your life.
Make the white queen run so fast she hasn’t got time to make you a wife.
Life is Fragile.
Nice Rickenbacker guitar.
“Soon” by Yes (live in 2002).
He was their guitarist before they broke it big with ‘The Yes Album’. In a way he was Yes’ Pete Best.
Rockers live the hard life. Sex, drugs, and booze. The human body needs proper care and rest, even in your 20s.
YES is one of my favorite bands. Relayer is awesome.
Rest in peace Peter Banks
Yes - Roundabout
Here is some Yes video that actually does have Peter in it.
Thanks. Those guys were incredible.
Man, now that is sad. He had bad MS for a long time too. I liked his drumming style better than Nicko’s.
Pete left right after “Time and a Word’ came out, ironically they put the picture with Steve Howe on it, even though he didn’t play on the record.
March 14, 2013 at 12:01 am
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