The twenty-eighth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the unique tracks from the compilation album, ‘In a Word: Yes’.
- Should these tracks have been left on the cutting room floor?
- Is it worth trying to find them?
- Are they only of historical value?
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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:
A couple of things I forgot to mention in the episode:
- It’s interesting to note that ABWH tracks are included here, despite not being ‘officially’ Yes music.
- This is, perhaps, partly due to the fact that Steve Howe is credited with ‘Additional Archival Research & Mixing’ in the sleeve notes. Certainly, Howe appears on each one of the previously unreleased tracks.
The remarkable and generous Paul Wilson has sent the following links in which will fill in some gaps to say the least!
Jon Anderson with a solo version of the track “Richard” – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hj6AMsEfblQ
Never Done Before – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zprgpmg662A&feature=relmfu
Fist of Fire – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOFCDbPlVWQ
Last Train – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VcuDZsWNZM