Alan White, Drummer for Yes and John Lennon, Dead at 72

Alan White, the longtime drummer for the British progressive-rock band

 Alan White also played with the John Lennon & Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band in 1969

Alan Born in Pelton, County Durham, England on June 14, 1949

In 1968, he joined Ginger Baker’s Air Force

Alan White began piano lessons at age 6

 In 1969, he received a call from Lennon asking to join the Plastic Ono Band

George Harrison invited White to perform on the landmark 1970 triple album

Alan White died on 26 May 2022