In The Big Dream with ABWH – Episode 196

In The Big Dream
Supplied by Ken Fuller, a VHS Cassette!
Ken Fuller very kindly sent me this VHS video of In The Big Dream two years ago! I’ve finally got round to watching it…

  • This is described as a compilation – what’s on it?
  • What was the technology capable of in 1989?
  • Does this collection stand the test of time or is it simply a museum piece?

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

 

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From a time when Yes was West and ABWH – Episode 195

Yes Magazine
Yes Magazine Volume 2 Number 2

In the absence of the ‘happening’ I was expecting this week, I have looked at another of Carl Coppage’s brilliant Yes Magazine scans – this one from January 1990 when Trevor Rabin was leading ‘Yes West’ and ABWH were ebarking on a tour of the US.

  • What can we learn about Yes West vs. ABWH?
  • Did it look like ABWH would continue into a second album?
  • What about Rabin’s Yes West? Were there long-term plans? Did they have a singer?

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

 

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Episode 194 – Should Jon Anderson re-join Yes?

Jon Anderson and Jean Luc Ponty
Jon Anderson

I approach the tomb of the forbidden subject and share my thoughts about whether Jon Anderson should be in Yes at the moment.

  • Is Yes actually Yes without Anderson?
  • Should we forget about the current members?
  • Will we ever see Anderson back in the band?

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

 

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Episode 193 – Anderson Ponty Band – Better Late Than Never

APB Better Late Than Never
Anderson Ponty Band – Better Late Than Never

I was delighted to receive a review copy of the new album by the Anderson Ponty Band’ ‘Better Late Than Never’ which includes several re-workings of Yes songs.

  • How do the new versions of Yes songs come over?
  • Is the Anderson Ponty combination a productive one?
  • How effective is the album as a package?

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

 

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