Chris Squire

1948 - 2015

Chris Squire

Christopher Russell Edward Squire (4 March 1948 – 27 June 2015) was an English musician, singer and songwriter best known as the bassist and a founding member of the progressive rock band Yes. He was the longest-serving original member, having remained in the band until his death and appearing on every studio album released from 1969 to 2014. In 2017, he was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Yes.Squire was widely regarded as the dominant bassist among the English progressive rock bands, influencing peers and later generations of bassists with his incisive sound and elaborately contoured, melodic bass lines. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Squire has received more than 1,272,381 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 795th most popular musician.

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  • 49.01

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  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.55

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Chris Squire ranks 798 out of 2,258Before him are Helmuth Rilling, Sean Combs, Daevid Allen, Amy Lee, Ahmet Ertegun, and Snowy White. After him are Yoshiki, Brian Molko, Dave Bartholomew, Ivo Pogorelić, John Illsley, and Joe Walsh.

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Among people born in 1948, Chris Squire ranks 207Before him are Joe Dallesandro, Rick Parfitt, Catherine Breillat, Olivier Blanchard, Peter Hammill, and Snowy White. After him are Muse Watson, Eddie Jordan, Alfonso Cano, Rhea Perlman, Michael Berryman, and Benita Ferrero-Waldner. Among people deceased in 2015, Chris Squire ranks 179Before him are Jacob Bekenstein, Yogi Berra, Dick Nanninga, Daevid Allen, Walter Burkert, and Roberto M. Levingston. After him are Wan Li, Qiao Shi, Richard Johnson, Giacomo Biffi, Giovanni Canestri, and James Salter.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Chris Squire ranks 2,257 out of 5,347Before him are Lytton Strachey (1880), Christine McVie (1943), Clive Sinclair (1940), Mary Stewart (1916), Snowy White (1948), and Murray Head (1946). After him are Gary Glitter (1944), Harry Seeley (1839), Ralph Abercromby (1734), Andrew Marvell (1621), Tom Felton (1987), and Philip Kerr (1956).