The Ladder Revisited – 290

The Ladder
The Ladder

Produced by Preston Frazier, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault.

This week I couldn’t find a time to record with Mark but we still managed to take another, separate look at The Ladder after many mentions of it recently. Mark also reviews Yesterdays.

  • What to leave out?
  • What to put on?
  • Live or studio tracks?

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

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ABWH Live at the NEC October 24th 1989 – Part 1 – 208

Christmas @yesofficial haul #3 #progrock #prog @grumpyoldrick
ABWH Live with Tony Levin

I have been unwell this week so I have only had time to listen to the first moments of the ABWH Live at the NEC package. However, I have had time to look at the sleeve notes and do a bit of research. There’s also a great review of a Jon and Vangelis album from Mark Anthony K and another ‘list’ from Marc Cadmore.

  • Why was this recording made?
  • Why was it not released until 2012?
  • Who is playing on it?

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

 

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Episode 188 – Billy Sherwood’s first time in Yes

Yes Magazine from 1998
Yes Magazine from 1998

With Billy Sherwood officially back as a Yes band member, I look at the first time he joined as a permanent member, through a Yes Magazine issue from 1998, kindly supplied by the Gottlieb Brothers.

  • What did Sherwood think of Open Your Eyes?
  • What did Steve Howe think of Open Your Eyes?
  • What was the 1997 concert tour like?

Take a listen to the episode and let me know what you think!

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Episode 151 – House of Yes Live from House of Blues

House of Yes
CD set purchased circa. 2000

The one hundred and fifty first episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the 1999 live album, House of Yes Live from House of Blues.

  • How does a 6-man Yes sound?
  • How do they approach the classic material?
  • How does Khoroshev do live?

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

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Episode 101 – The Yes Alphabet – N

N
…brought to you by the letter, ‘N’.

The one hundred and first episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring the Yes Alphabet – ‘N’.

Listen and see which letter ‘N’s I have missed, then let me know by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • Nostalgia’s not what it used to be – or is it?
  • New Age – is that relevant?
  • What is the connection between Yes music and Star Wars?

 

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Episode 101 – The Yes Alphabet – N – Yes Music Podcast

N
…brought to you by the letter, ‘N’.

The one hundred and first episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring the Yes Alphabet – ‘N’.

Listen and see which letter ‘N’s I have missed, then let me know by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • Nostalgia’s not what it used to be – or is it?
  • New Age – is that relevant?
  • What is the connection between Yes music and Star Wars?

 

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Episode 88 – The Yes Alphabet – ‘L’

L
Brought to you by the letter, ‘L’…

The eighty-eighth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring The Yes Alphabet – ‘L’.

Listen and then let me know if I have missed out any of your letter ‘L’ suggestions by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • Which tracks and albums  begin with ‘L’?
  • Who or what is ‘Longwalker’?
  • Which legendary letter ‘L’ almost takes his place amongst the ranks of band personnel?

 

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Episode 88 – The Yes Alphabet – ‘L’ – Yes Music Podcast

L
Brought to you by the letter, ‘L’…

The eighty-eighth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring The Yes Alphabet – ‘L’.

Listen and then let me know if I have missed out any of your letter ‘L’ suggestions by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • Which tracks and albums  begin with ‘L’?
  • Who or what is ‘Longwalker’?
  • Which legendary letter ‘L’ almost takes his place amongst the ranks of band personnel?

 

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Episode 68 – My programmes

Four great shows (click to enlarge)
Four great shows (click to enlarge)

The sixty-eighth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the programmes I have collected from Yes shows.

Listen and see if you have any similar Yes programmes then let me know by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • What can we learn about the state of the band at the time from the programmes?
  • Are all programmes created equal?
  • What makes for a satisfying Yes programme?

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Episode 68 – My programmes – Yes Music Podcast

Four great shows (click to enlarge)
Four great shows (click to enlarge)

The sixty-eighth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the programmes I have collected from Yes shows.

Listen and see if you have any similar Yes programmes then let me know by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • What can we learn about the state of the band at the time from the programmes?
  • Are all programmes created equal?
  • What makes for a satisfying Yes programme?

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