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 130 – A Quick Easter Update and Arrangements for 4th May

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9012Live.com is live…as it were

The one hundred and thirtieth episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring a quick update at Easter 2014 and a preview of the YMP coverage of the 4th May concert in Birmingham.

  • What’s happening at YMP Towers?
  • Where can you get involved on 4th May?
  • How can you see what’s going on?

Listen and see if you agree with me, then let me know via any of the methods below.

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Episode 107 – an interview with author, Sid Smith – Yes Music Podcast

Sid Smith
The gentleman of prog, Sid Smith

The one hundred and seventh episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring an interview with Sid Smith, author of a book about King Crimson, writer of many album sleeve notes and a bit of a Yes fan. Sid has recently written the words inside the new Steven Wilson re-mixes of Close to the Edge.

  • Which prog rocker interview was Sid’s favourite?
  • What does Sid think of the news that King Crimson are to active again in 2014?
  • How did he approach the writing of sleeve notes for Close to the Edge?
  • What is Sid going to do with all the left-over material from his extensive band member interviews?

Listen out for the answers to these questions and many more in this brilliant interview!

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Episode 107 – an interview with author, Sid Smith

Sid Smith
The gentleman of prog, Sid Smith

The one hundred and seventh episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring an interview with Sid Smith, author of a book about King Crimson, writer of many album sleeve notes and a bit of a Yes fan. Sid has recently written the words inside the new Steven Wilson re-mixes of Close to the Edge.

  • Which prog rocker interview was Sid’s favourite?
  • What does Sid think of the news that King Crimson are to active again in 2014?
  • How did he approach the writing of sleeve notes for Close to the Edge?
  • What is Sid going to do with all the left-over material from his extensive band member interviews?

Listen out for the answers to these questions and many more in this brilliant interview!

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Episode 58 – Mabel Greer’s Toyshop

The Yes family tree

The fifty-eighth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the pre-Yes band, Mabel Greer’s Toyshop.

Listen and see if you agree with me that this band gives a fascinating insight into the development of Yes, then let me know by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • Are any of the surviving recordings of Mabel Greer’s Toyshop worth listening to?
  • What clues are there to the early sound of Yes?
  • Why should we bother to remember bands like this?

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Episode 58 – Mabel Greer’s Toyshop – Yes Music Podcast

The Yes family tree

The fifty-eighth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the pre-Yes band, Mabel Greer’s Toyshop.

Listen and see if you agree with me that this band gives a fascinating insight into the development of Yes, then let me know by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • Are any of the surviving recordings of Mabel Greer’s Toyshop worth listening to?
  • What clues are there to the early sound of Yes?
  • Why should we bother to remember bands like this?

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Episode 53 – The Yes Alphabet – ‘D’

…brought to you by the letter, ‘D’.

The fifty-third episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the letter, ‘D’.

Listen and see if your letter ‘D’ choices are included. Then let me know by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • How many ‘D’ band personnel can you name?
  • Which other ‘D’s are crucial elements of the band’s success?
  • Which tracks begin with ‘D’?

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Episode 53 – The Yes Alphabet – ‘D’ – Yes Music Podcast

…brought to you by the letter, ‘D’.

The fifty-third episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the letter, ‘D’.

Listen and see if your letter ‘D’ choices are included. Then let me know by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • How many ‘D’ band personnel can you name?
  • Which other ‘D’s are crucial elements of the band’s success?
  • Which tracks begin with ‘D’?

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