Founding Yes frontman Jon Anderson confirmed weeks beforehand that he would perform with his former band at Friday's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction. But that wasn't the biggest news to come out of Barclays Center.
Rush bassist/frontman Geddy Lee filled in on bass for the late Chris Squire as Yes performed a once-in-a-lifetime version of "Roundabout."
When news broke that Lee and his Rush bandmate, guitarist Alex Lifeson, would be inducting Yes, a rumor began circulating that Lee would play bass. That rumor was quickly denied, though it appears those protests were only for the sake of preserving the surprise.
Also included in the performance was longtime Yes guitarist Trevor Rabin and keyboardist Rick Wakeman, the latter of whom has had arguably the most contentious relationship with Yes over the years.
Yes co-founders Bill Bruford, Tony Kaye and Squire were also recognized, reports Ultimate Classic Rock.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will air on HBO at 8 PM ET on April 29.
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