Ramshackled by Alan White – 251 – Yes Music Podcast

Ramshackled by Alan White
Ramshackled by Alan White

Produced by Preston Frazier

Mark and Kevin start a series on Yes members’ solo albums with the Alan White album, Ramshackled. There’s also news on a new YMP Classic Feed containing the archive of older episodes and the 2 pence segment is about ARW – and it’s a bit controversial…

  • Why is Ramshackled the least well-known of the Yes solo albums?
  • Is it possible to hear Alan White’s influence?
  • What style is the record?

Listen to the episode then let us know what you think!

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An Interview with Billy Sherwood – Chris Squire, Yes and Citizen – 216 – Yes Music Podcast

Billy Sherwood
Billy Sherwood

Thanks to Mark Anthony K, we both managed to speak to Billy Sherwood and I’m releasing this episode on Chris Squire’s birthday. Billy talks a lot about his memories of Chris as well as his experience of playing with Yes and his new album, Citizen.

There is also a review from Mark Anthony K of Keys to Ascension I and a lovely recording of Deidre Nelson who is the partner of Yes author, David Watkinson. It’s a lovely and unusual way to experience Jon Anderson’s lyrics.

  • Is Billy looking forward to playing Drama and Fragile?
  • What is the new album, Citizen, all about?
  • What was it like to be part of Chris Squire’s last recording?

Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think!

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Episode 187 – YMP Redux – Yes Music Podcast

Me, obviously
Me, obviously

After fantastic encouragement from listeners, this is the re-boot of the YMP. I am hoping to press onto episode 200 and beyond!

  • Thank you to everyone who voted in the poll.
  • Thank you to everyone who got in touch.
  • Here’s to the future!

 

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Episode 153 – Relayer revisited – Part 2 – Gates of Delirium – Yes Music Podcast

relayer
Vinyl purchased circa. 1988

The one hundred and fifty third episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring a fresh look at the 1974 studio album, Relayer. Part 2 is about the first track, Gates of Delirium.

  • What is the track based on?
  • How deliberate is the ‘story-telling’ aspect?
  • Does the radically different approach work as a Yes piece?

Listen to the episode and then let me know if you agree.

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Episode 114 – Yes Tracks Through Time – Part 6 – Owner of a Lonely Heart – Yes Music Podcast

Owner of a Lonely Heart
The best-known Yes track of all time

The one hundred and fourteenth episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring various performances of Owner of a Lonely Heart.

  • How has this track been approached by different line-ups?
  • What effect does Steve Howe have when he’s present?
  • Can anyone play that Rabin solo apart from him?

Listen and see if you agree with me, then get involved by contacting me via any of the methods below.

Please get involved with the YMP e-book – for a copy of the guidelines, please see the full show notes below…

 

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Episode 113 – Steven Wilson Close to the Edge Remixes – part 1 – Yes Music Podcast

Close to the Edge 2013
CD/DVD purchased 2013

The one hundred and thirteenth episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring the new Steven Wilson remixes of Close to the Edge.

 

  • Why would you fork out the money for a new version of Close to the Edge?
  • How could the original be improved?
  • What does 2013 technology add to the 70s classic?

Listen and see if you agree with me, then get involved by contacting me via any of the methods below.

For a copy of the e-book guidelines, please see the full show notes.

 

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Yes Day 12/4/2013 – Yes Music Podcast

Vote for Yes
Help Yes get into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Today is Yes Day! As part of the global effort to persuade The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to induct Yes, Voices for Yes have declared today as a special chance for all Yes Fans to get involved – for the first time or to renew their efforts.

You will have heard about the Voices for Yes campaign on episode 112 of the podcast with Steve Sullivan.

So please do follow the link and vote for Yes – and tell all your friends!

Together, we can make it happen!

Episode 112 – An interview with Steve Sullivan from Forgotten Yesterdays and the Voices for Yes campaign – Yes Music Podcast

Forgotten Yesterdays
The amazing fan website, Forgotten Yesterdays

The one hundred and twelfth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring a fantastic interview with one of the most influential Yes Fans in the world, Steve Sullivan. He is one of the founders of the amazing fan site, ForgottenYesterdays.com and has been heavily involved in the Voices for Yes campaign to have Yes inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013.

STOP PRESS – 

Erratum from Steve – Keith Levene wasn’t a member of the Sex Pistols, he was a co-founder with ‘Johnny Rotten’ (John Lydon) of Public Image Ltd., Lydon’s post-Pistols band.  Levene was also an early member of  the Clash, though he was already out the band by the time they made their first album.

  • What is Steve’s own Yes story?
  • How did Forgotten Yesterdays come about and what’s on the site?
  • How can you get involved with the Voices for Yes campaign?

Enjoy my conversation with Steve and then get involved by contacting me via any of the methods below.

 

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Episode 111 – This Day in Yes History – Part 1 – Yes Music Podcast

Yes through the years
All our Yesterdays

The one hundred and eleventh episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring a short look back into the history of the band, on this day 10, 20, 30 and 40 years ago.

  • What was the line up at the time?
  • Were the band touring?
  • Was there a recent album to promote?

See if you can recall any of the events mentioned and then let me know by contacting me via any of the methods below.

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Episode 110 – Unboxing Close to the Edge – Yes Music Podcast

Close to the Edge 2013
CD/DVD purchased 2013 (Click to enlarge…)

The one hundred and tenth episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring an audio unboxing of the new Steven Wilson version of Close to the Edge. I am on leave this week so this is a short episode.

  • What is the quality of the packaging like?
  • Are there any interesting additions to the sleeve notes?
  • How can you tell what’s on the discs?

See if you agree with me and then let me know by contacting me via any of the methods below.

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