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Chris Squire (1948–2015)

Born in London on March 4, 1948, Chris Squire engaged in a highly musical childhood, including singing in St. Paul's distinguished youth choir. In 1968, he bumped into aspiring tenor vocalist Jon Anderson in a London bar, "La Chasse". They soon found that they shared similar ideas of how music should sound. After getting a few other musicians to ... See full bio »


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 2015 Beer and Board Games (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- King of Drunk (2015) ... (writer: "Hold On")
 2015/I Youth (writer: "Onward")
 2015 Meadowland (writer: "I've Seen All Good People: A. Your Move, B. All Good People")
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #21.120 (2013) ... (writer: "Owner of a Lonely Heart" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.85 (2013) ... (writer: "Owner of a Lonely Heart" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.195 (2012) ... (writer: "Owner of a Lonely Heart" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.110 (2012) ... (writer: "Owner of a Lonely Heart" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.214 (2011) ... (writer: "Owner of a Lonely Heart" - uncredited)
 2012 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Shaun Micallef Guest Programs Rage (2012) ... (writer: "Owner of a Lonely Heart")
 2011 Apollo 18 (writer: "And You And I")
 2008 Huckabee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 15 November 2008 (2008) ... (writer: "Owner Of A Lonely Heart")
 2008 Grumpy Old Picture Show (Video) (writer: "Starship Trooper")
 2007 Midnight Heat (writer: "Owner of a Lonely Heart")
 2007 SingStar Amped (Video Game) (writer: "Owner Of A Lonely Heart")
 2007 The Other Side of Rick Wakeman (Video documentary) (writer: "And You And I")
 2007 Classic Artists: Yes (Video documentary) (writer: "Sweetness", "Yours Is No Disgrace", "Starship Trooper", "I've Seen All Good People", "And You And I", "Ritual (Nous Sommes Du Soleil)", "The Gates Of Delerium", "Release, Release", "Tempus Fugit", "Owner Of A Lonely Heart", "Leave It", "Rhythm of Love", "The More We Live - Let Go", "The Calling", "Mind Drive", "Open Your Eyes", "Magnification")
 2007 Yes: Live at Montreux 2003 (Video) (arranger: "The Fish") / (writer: "Magnification", "Don't Kill The Whale", "In The Presence Of", "South Side Of The Sky", "And You And I", "Heart Of The Sunrise", "The Fish", "I've Seen All Good People")
 2006 Rick Wakeman: Made in Cuba (Video documentary) (writer: "Starship Trooper")
 2006 Conspiracy: Live (Video) (writer: "Conspiracy", "Days Of Wonder", "Red Light Ahead", "New World", "The More We Live - Let Go", "Hold Out Your Hand/ You By My Side", "Confess", "Universal Garden")
 2006 The Break-Up (writer: "Owner of a Lonely Heart")
 2005 Breakfast with the Arts (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 20 November 2005 (2005) ... (writer: "Owner of a Lonely Heart")
 2005 Songs from Tsongas: Yes 35th Anniversary Concert (Video documentary) (arranger: "Roundabout (Chicago Blues Shuffle)") / (performer: "Mind Drive (Parts 1 & 2)", "Mind Drive (Part 3)") / (writer: "Your Move/ All Good People", "Mind Drive (Parts 1 & 2)", "South Side Of The Sky", "Mind Drive (Part 3)", "Yours Is No Disgrace", "Owner Of A Lonely Heart (Acoustic)", "Rhythm Of Love", "And You And I", "Ritual (Nous Sommes Du Soleil)", "Starship Trooper")
 2005 Jon Anderson: Tour of the Universe (Video) (writer: "Yours Is No Disgrace")
 2004 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 January 2004 (2004) ... (writer: "I've Seen All Good People")
 2004 Yes Acoustic (arranger: "Dream River (Excerpt)/ Roundabout (Chicago Blues Shuffle)") / (writer: "South Side Of The Sky/ Piano Solo", "Your Move/ All Good People")
 2003 Yesspeak (Documentary) (arranger: "The Fish") / (performer: "Yours Is No Disgrace") / (writer: "Magnification", "Don't Kill The Whale", "In The Presence Of", "South Side Of The Sky", "And You And I", "Heart Of The Sunrise", "The Fish", "All Good People", "Yours Is No Disgrace")
 2003 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gleen (2003) ... (writer: "Owner of a Lonely Heart")
 2002 Yes: Symphonic Live (Video documentary) (writer: "Close To The Edge", "Don't Go", "In The Presence Of", "The Gates Of Delerium", "Starship Trooper", "Magnification", "And You And I", "Ritual (Nous Sommes Du Soleil)", "I've Seen All Good People")
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) (writer: "Owner of a Lonely Heart")
 2002 Spun ("Magnification")
 2002 Dreamtime (Video short) (writer: "And You And I", "Can You Imagine?")
 2001 Rick Wakeman: Live in Buenos Aires (Video) (writer: "Starship Trooper")
 2001 Top Ten (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Prog Rock (2001) ... (writer: "All Good People", "Owner Of A Lonely Heart")
 2001 Yes: Keys to Ascension (Video) (writer: "Close To The Edge", "I've Seen All Good People", "And You And I", "The Revealing Science Of God (Dance Of The Dawn)", "Onward", "Starship Trooper")
 2000 House of Yes: Live from House of Blues (Video documentary) (performer: "Cinema" - as Squire) / (writer: "Yours Is No Disgrace", "Homeworld (The Ladder)", "Perpetual Change", "Lightning Strikes", "The Messenger", "And You And I", "It Will Be A Good Day", "Face To Face", "All Good People", "Cinema", "Owner Of A Lonely Heart")
 1999 Dick (writer: "I've Seen All Good People")
 1998 That '70s Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Keg (1998) ... (writer: "Yours is No Disgrace")
 1998 Rock Family Trees (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Prog Rock Years (1998) ... (writer: "Owner Of A Lonely Heart", "The Fish (Schindleria praematurus)", "Heart Of The Sunrise", "And You And I", "All Good People")
 1998 Hard Rock Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 July 1998 (1998) ... (writer: "Owner Of A Lonely Heart", "I've Seen All Good People")
 1998 Buffalo '66 (writer: "Heart of the Sunrise", "Sweetness")
 1995 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wet Behind the Rears (1995) ... (writer: "Owner of a Lonely Heart")
 1994 Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe: An Evening of Yes Music Plus (Video) (writer: "Time And A Word/ Owner Of A Lonely Heart/ Teakbois", "And You And I", "I've Seen All Good People", "Close To The Edge", "Heart Of The Sunrise", "Starship Trooper")
 1993 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Warrior of the Lost World (1993) ... (writer: "Owner of a Lonely Heart" - uncredited)
 1991 Yesshows '91: Union Tour Live (Video) (arranger: "Whitefish", "Amazing Grace") / (writer: "Yours Is No Disgrace", "Rhythm Of Love", "Heart Of The Sunrise", "Make It Easy/ Owner Of A Lonely Heart", "I've Seen All Good People")
 1991 Yes: Greatest Video Hits (Video) (writer: "Don't Kill The Whale", "Tempus Fugit", "Into The Lens", "Hold On", "Leave It", "It Can Happen", "Owner Of A Lonely Heart", "Rhythm Of Love", "I've Seen All Good People")
 1991 YesYears (Video) (performer: "The Fish") / (writer: "Yours Is No Disgrace", "I've Seen All Good People", "Heart Of The Sunrise", "And You And I", "Ritual (Nous Sommes Du Soleil)", "Hold Out Your Hand", "Parallels", "On The Silent Wings Of Freedom", "Tempus Fugit", "Into The Lens", "Owner Of A Lonely Heart", "Hold On", "Leave It", "Rhythm Of Love", "The Fish")
 1989 In the Big Dream (Video short) (writer: "Heart Of The Sunrise" (Live))
 1988 The Freddy Krueger Special (TV Movie) (writer: "Owner of a Lonely Heart")
 1985 Access All Areas (Video short) (writer: "It Can Happen", "Leave It (Hello, Goodbye Mix)", "Owner Of A Lonely Heart")
 1985 Yes: 9012 Live (Video documentary) (writer: "Cinema", "Leave It", "Hold On", "I've Seen All Good People", "Make It Easy (Intro)", "Owner Of A Lonely Heart", "It Can Happen", "Starship Trooper")
 1983-1984 Knight Rider (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Knight in Disgrace (1984) ... (writer: "Owner of a Lonely Heart")
- Silent Knight (1983) ... (writer: "Owner Of A Lonely Heart")
 1984 Automan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Unreasonable Facsimile (1984) ... (writer: "Owner of a Lonely Heart")
 1979 Yes: Live in Philadelphia 1979 (Video documentary) (writer: "Starship Trooper", "I've Seen All Good People")
 1975 Whistle Test (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.11 (1975) ... (writer: "Hold Out Your Hand", "You By My Side")
- Yes at QPR (1975) ... (writer: "And You And I", "Ritual (Nous Sommes Du Soleil)")
 1975 Yessongs (Documentary) (writer: "Your Move/I've Seen All Good People", "And You and I", "Close to the Edge (Excerpts)")
 1972 Sounding Out: Yes (TV Short) (writer: "Perpetual Change", "The Fish", "Heart Of The Sunrise")
 1971 Beat-Club (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.66 (1971) ... (writer: "All Good People")
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Made a solo album titled 'Fish Out of Water' in 1975. The title refers to his nickname Fish, received because he used to like spending ages in the bath when living with other members of Yes in the late 1960s. The album was recorded in a studio at Squire's home in Surrey and features Bill Bruford and Patrick Moraz. See more »

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Personal Quote:

A nightmare is two bassists on stage.


Had two daughters from his first marriage to Nikki (Chandrika and Camille, born in the 1970s), a step daughter (Carmen Squire) from Nikki's previous marriage, a son with Melissa (Cameron, born in early 2000) and a daughter with Scotland (Xilan, born in December 2008). See more »



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