Alan White

Yes drummer. Born 14 June 1949
Alan White
Alan White

Alan White Biography (Wikipedia)

Alan White (born 14 June 1949) is an English drummer and songwriter best known for his tenure in the progressive rock band Yes, which he joined in 1972. Born and raised in County Durham, White took up piano and drum lessons as a youngster. In 1969, he joined the Plastic Ono Band after John Lennon invited him to play at the Toronto Rock and Roll Revival festival. White went on to play on other recordings from artists such as George Harrison, Ginger Baker's Air Force, and Terry Reid, including "Imagine" by Lennon.

White joined Yes in July 1972 as a replacement for their original drummer, Bill Bruford. White has performed on over 50 albums throughout his career, including those by Joe Cocker, Ginger Baker, and The Ventures. White was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Yes in 2017.

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