Alan White, Drummer For The Rock Band Yes Dies At 72

Washington [US]: Alan White, long-term drummer for the musical gang Yes, has passed on.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Alan White died after a “short sickness.” He was 72. The insight about his destruction was shared by the Yes band on their Instagram handle.

“The news has shocked and stunned the entire YES family. Alan had been looking forward to the forthcoming UK Tour, to celebrating his 50th Anniversary with YES and their iconic Close to the Edge album, where Alan’s journey with YES began in July 1972,” the band wrote alongside a photo of their drummer of 50 years.

“He as of late commended the 40th Anniversary of his union with his caring spouse Gigi. Alan died, calmly at home,” the band added.

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Alan White joined Yes in the mid year of 1972 after unique drummer Bill Bruford left to join King Crimson.
Before that, John Lennon, in 1969, welcomed him to join the late Beatle and Yoko Ono’s Plastic Ono Band.
White added to Lennon’s Imagine collection, including the famous title track.

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