Fans shocked as much loved rock star dies

CHART-TOPPING drummer Alan White has died at the age of 72 after a short illness.

The Yes and John Lennon drummer sadly passed away – in sad news which has “shocked and stunned” the music industry.

The band’s 1983 single Owner of a Lonely Heart was top of the charts in the US.

White’s family confirmed the news on the drummer’s Facebook page.

His family said: “Alan White, our beloved husband, dad, and grandpa, passed away at the age of 72 at his Seattle-area home on May 26, 2022, after a brief illness.

“Throughout his life and six-decade career, Alan was many things to many people: a certified rock star to fans around the world; band mate to a select few, and gentleman and friend to all who met him.”

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