James W Cushing from the amazing YouTube Channel, Yessource – 381

Produced by Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier, Bill Govier and VR Hoisington

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Mark and I had a very enjoyable conversation with Jim Cushing this week about his Yes blog and YouTube channel. He has collected together an amazing collection of rare Yes ephemera for your delectation and he’s a lovely guy as well. Listen to the whole of our interview in a few moments.

Listen and let us know what you think!

  • What’s on Yessource?
  • What are Jim’s aims?
  • How did he discover Yes?

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Show notes and links

Yessource YouTube Channel

Jim’s blog

The Yes collection

Blog post about Dean vs. Cameron

All about Jim Cushing

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Producers:

  • Jeffrey Crecelius
  • Preston Frazier
  • VR Hoisington
  • Bill Govier and
  • Wayne Hall

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Aaron Steelman
Dave Owen
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Paul Tomei
Joost Maglev
David Heyden
Martin Kjellberg
Paul Wilson
Bob Martilotta
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Michael O’Connor
Peter Hearnden
Brian Sullivan
David Pannell
Miguel Falcão
Lobate Scarp
Chris Bandini
David Watkinson
Neal Kaforey
Rachel Hadaway
Craig Estenes
Dem
Paul Hailes
Mark ‘Zarkol’ Baggs
Doug Curran
Robert Nasir
Fergus Cubbage
Scott Colombo
Fred Barringer
Scott Smith
Geoff Bailie
Simon Barrow
Geoffrey Mason
Stephen Lambe
Guy R DeRome
Steve Dill
Henrik Antonsson
Steve Perry
Hogne Bø Pettersen
Steve Rode
IanNB
Steve Scott
Jamie McQuinn
Steven Roehr
Ken Fuller
Terence Sadler
Jeremy North
Tim Stannard
Jim
Todd Dudley
John Cowan
Tony Handley
John Holden
Joseph Cottrell
John Parry
Keith Hoisington
John Thomson
William Hayes
Barry Gorsky

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Theme music

The music I use is the last movement of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite. This has been used as introduction music at many Yes concerts. My theme music is not take from a live concert – I put it together from the following two creative commons sources: thanvannispen and archive.org

Interview Special – John Holden’s New Album, Capture Light – 326

Capture Light by John Holden
Capture Light by John Holden

John Holden has created a wonderful album for his debut release, featuring, amongst many other excellent musicians, Billy Sherwood, Oliver Wakeman and Oliver Day. I spoke to John about his inspiration for the music as well as how he put it together – in musical as well as technical terms.

It’s a great conversation and there are extracts from the album interspersed to whet your appetite!

Find out more about John and his wonderful music here – https://johnholdenmusic.com/

Episode 171 – A Tale of Two Bobs – Hagger from Mabel Greer’s Toyshop and YMP Benefactor, Burns

New Way of Life
Promotional copy received 2015

The one hundred and seventy-first episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring an interview with Bob Hagger from Mabel Greer’s Toyshop and a first look at the contents of an amazing box of Yes delights from the mighty generous Bob Burns!

  • What was it like working with Anderson and Squire?
  • What was getting Mabel Greer’s Toyshop back together like?
  • What’s in the box?

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

Bob Burns haul!
Wow! Look what arrived in the post from the very generous Bob Burns!

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Episode 170 – An Interview with Clive Bayley from Mabel Greer’s ToyShop

New Way of Life
Promotional copy received 2015

The one hundred and seventieth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring an interview with Clive Bayley from Mabel Greer’s Toyshop.

  • What was it like in London in the late 1960s?
  • Was it obvious that the Yes men who joined Mabel Greer’s Toyshop would go on to become so successful?
  • Why has band got back together in 2014/5 and recorded an album?

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

The boys in the band!
The boys in the band!

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Episode 141 – Geoff Downes talks about Heaven and Earth

Geoff Downes
Geoff Downes, 2014

The one hundred and forty-first episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring an interview with Geoff Downes where we talk about the forthcoming album, Heaven and Earth.

  • What was it like to work with Jon Davison and Roy Thomas Baker?
  • Are you pleased with the album?
  • Are the 80s-inspired keyboards sounds on the album deliberate?

Listen to the fascinating interview and then let me know what you think via any of the methods below.

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