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Humph Warden Bennett

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Chris Squire
« on: June 29, 2015, 12:07:41 PM »
I have read on the web today that Chris Squire has died.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-33306933

Although I have long felt that Jon Camp of Renaissance was a more interesting prog rock bassist than Chris, Chris was the first bassist I came across who wanted to use all four strings to play a tune, rather than use one string & move your index finger up and down (a la Gordon Sumner). There will be a rumbling in heaven tonight.

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Re: Chris Squire
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2015, 12:15:59 PM »
I have read on the web today that Chris Squire has died.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-33306933

Although I have long felt that Jon Camp of Renaissance was a more interesting prog rock bassist than Chris, Chris was the first bassist I came across who wanted to use all four strings to play a tune, rather than use one string & move your index finger up and down (a la Gordon Sumner). There will be a rumbling in heaven tonight.
Not sure about Jon Camp, but I believe that Chris Squire was a self-taught guitarist.  Ken Bruce played 'Wondrous Stories' at 10.03 this morning in memory of the man.
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