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The London-based prog-rock band Yes have rotated members more than a few times during its long career. But their classic lineup — including singer Jon Anderson, drummer Bill Buford, guitarist Steve Howe, bassist Chris Squire and keyboardist Rick Wakeman — was in place by the early ’70s for their string of hit albums (which include ‘Fragile’ and ‘Close to the Edge’). Over the years, such rock luminaries as Peter Banks, Tony Kaye, Alan White, Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes and Trevor Rabin have been a part of the group. After a brief disbandment in 1980, Yes reformed in 1983 and reached No. 1 with ‘Owner of a Lonely Heart,’ their only chart-topping single, By the end of the ’80s, Anderson was gone. The band continues to record and tour today with a new singer.

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Tim P. Whitby, Getty Images

Rick Wakeman Agrees to Attend Yes’ Rock Hall Induction

Several days after publicly announcing his refusal to attend Yes' induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, keyboardist Rick Wakeman has reversed course.

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Jo Hale, Getty Images

Rick Wakeman Won’t Be Attending Yes’ Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

The recognition arrived too late for Yes' stalwart co-founding bassist Chris Squire, who died in the summer of 2015.

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Matt Roberts, Getty Images

Jon Anderson on Rock Hall Reunion With Yes: ‘I’m Sure It’s Going to Happen’

Former Yes vocalist Jon Anderson said a reunion with his ex-bandmates feels like a pretty safe bet at the Rock Hall inductions.

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Richard E. Aaron / Michael Putland, Getty Images

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees Announced: Our Writers Answer Six Big Questions

Our writers debate the most surprising nominations and snubs from the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class, as well as which reunions they think will and won't happen.

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Dave Kotinsky, Getty Images

Steve Howe ‘Can’t Predict’ Whether Yes Will Reunite With Former Members at Rock Hall Induction

Much of the Yes discography is devoted to good old-fashioned peace and love — but no one feuds quite like a British band.

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Samir Hussein / Christian Petersen / Kevork Djansezian / Dave Kotinsky / Vittorio Zunino Celotto, Getty Images

Journey, Yes, ELO and Pearl Jam Elected Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The 32nd annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is set for April 7 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

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Dave Kotinsky / Mike Coppola / Samir Hussein / Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Rock Hall Extends Fan Vote, Journey Maintain Lead Over ELO, Yes

Fans who want to have their say in the next round of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions have an extra few days to cast ballots.

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45 Years Ago: Yes Find Their Classic Lineup on ‘Fragile’

In 1971, Yes expanded its sound by hiring keyboardist Rick Wakeman before making 'Fragile.' The single 'Roundabout' brought the band's sound to a new audience.

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Atlantic Records

5 Reasons Yes Should Be in the Hall of Fame

Yes' intricate, thrilling musicianship should have been enough to get these prog forefathers into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame long ago.

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Alan White Likes the Odds of a New Yes Album

Yes have been through a lot since the release of their most recent LP, 2014's Heaven and Earth.

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