Peter Banks

Died aged 65

Peter William Brockbanks (15 July 1947 – 7 March 2013), known professionally as Peter Banks, was a British guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and producer. He was the original guitarist in the rock band Yes, and also the Syn, Flash, and Empire. Former Sniffin' Glue and NME journalist Danny Baker described Banks as "the architect of progressive music".

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band member of Yes (band) 1968-70

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Yes The English progressive rock band formed here in the basement of the Lucky Horseshoe Café. YES left here to play their first gig on the 3rd August 1968.

184 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, United Kingdom where they played