The second episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the second studio album, ‘Time and a Word’.
- What are the themes of the album?
- How did Yes approach the ‘difficult’ second album?
- Does this album move closer to a ‘classic’ Yes sound?
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Links to good stuff mentioned in the show:
- Rick Dante’s Prog Blog Inferno
- Mark Toner’s Spacepilot comic site
- M.J. Murphy’s Twilight Guitar
- Deep Purple – Concerto for Group and Orchestra 1st Movement (rest linked from here)
- Everydays – Buffalo Springfield
- Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring – JS Bach
Before I get loads of comments about this one – yes, I got it wrong. I now know the western theme used in No Opportunities is from the 1958 Western, ‘THe Big Country’. Proof is on YouTube.
Homework for next time:
Listen to Yes’ third studio album – ‘The Yes Album’ (1971)
‘The Yes Album’ on Spotify:
‘The Yes Album’ on iTunes:
‘The Yes Album’ on Amazon (UK):
‘The Yes Album’ on Last.fm:
‘The Yes Album’ on YouTube:
Buy Yes music, don’t steal it. Take a look at these but then go out and buy the album: