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

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 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

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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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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Episode 111 – This Day in Yes History – Part 1

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 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 108 – Leave It 12 inch Single

Leave It
Leave It 12 inch single purchased 2013

The one hundred and eighth episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring my thoughts on a 12 inch single of Leave It I found in a charity shop in Stratford-upon-Avon recently. As it’s half term here in the UK, this episode is recorded in my car. Apologies for the road noise – I hope it’s not too offputting!

  • What were 12 inch singles all about?
  • Are remixes of Yes singles a good idea?
  • What are the three tracks on this release and are any of them worthwhile?

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

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Episode 108 – Leave It 12 inch Single – Yes Music Podcast

Leave It
Leave It 12 inch single purchased 2013

The one hundred and eighth episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring my thoughts on a 12 inch single of Leave It I found in a charity shop in Stratford-upon-Avon recently. As it’s half term here in the UK, this episode is recorded in my car. Apologies for the road noise – I hope it’s not too offputting!

  • What were 12 inch singles all about?
  • Are remixes of Yes singles a good idea?
  • What are the three tracks on this release and are any of them worthwhile?

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

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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 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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