ARW performs Changes (from 1983 Yes 90125 album), Long Distance Runaround (06:36) and The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus) (10:42) (from Yes 1972 Fragile) dedicated to the late, great Yes bassist Chris Squire and featuring awesome Rickenbacker bass guitar solo by Lee Pomoroy.
ARW was live in concert for An Evening Of Yes Music And More at the Orpheum Theater, Los Angeles, CA on November 22, 2016. Former Yes band members Jon Anderson, guitarist Trevor Rabin and keyboardist Rick Wakeman haven't played together since the Yes Union Tour in 1991. Twenty five years later, ARW are touring North America, backed up by Lee Pomeroy of Jeff Lynne's ELO and Louis Molino III on drums. --- RollingStone.com Update December 20, 2016 - Pearl Jam, Joan Baez, Tupac Lead Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 Class. Electric Light Orchestra, Yes, Journey and Nile Rodgers will also be inducted next April.
Progressive rock giants Yes are entering on their third ballot, 26 years after first becoming eligible. "It's a bit like waiting for a train," says guitarist Steve Howe. "Maybe it's on time and you just noticed waiting. I don't regret the wait. I just feel this must be the right time."
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced next year's inductees: Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, Journey, Yes, Electric Light Orchestra and Joan Baez will all join the class of 2017. Chic's Nile Rodgers will be given the Award For Musical Excellence.
The induction ceremony will be held at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on April 7th, 2017. An edited version will later air on HBO and there will be a radio broadcast on SiriusXM. Ticket details will be announced in January.
Artists are eligible for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25 years after the release of their first album or single.