Formed in England
Recorded 'The Yes Album,' 'Fragile,' 'Close to the Edge,' 'Yessongs,' 'Tales from Topographic Oceans' and '90125'
Why they might be annoying
Their 1974 album, 'Tales from Topographic Oceans,' is a notorious example of pomp-rock excess.
As the list of group members suggests, they have a high turnover; no lineup has lasted for more than two albums.
Steve Howe shares his name with the former LA Dodger/NY Yankee pitcher who was suspended due to drug usage seven times.
They once put straw on the floor of their recording studio.
Guitarist Steve Howe was a member of Asia.
Keyboardist Rick Wakeman is a born-again Christian.
Singer Jon Anderson meditates backstage in a tent.
Why they might not be annoying
They are the longest-running art-rock band of all time.
They are virtuoso musicians.
They had a number 1 hit 15 years after they first formed.
They rank #94 in VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock.
Drummer Alan White played with John Lennon and George Harrison.
Ex-drummer Bill Bruford plays in his own jazz group.
Credit: The Truffle
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