Episode 600 with Trevor Rabin

Produced by Joseph Cottrell, Jeffrey Crecelius and Ken Fuller

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After more than 12 years, we have reached episode 600! It was a delight to welcome Yes legend, Trevor Rabin, onto the show to help us celebrate the milestone. We spoke about Yes, Cinema, his new solo album, Rio, and more. Trevor was a generous and amusing guest and Rio is a great, varied album.

Thank you to him for helping us to mark the special occasion.

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  • Did Trevor actually want to join a 70s band?
  • Why is his new album called ‘Rio’?
  • What has he learned from soundtrack writing that influenced the new record?

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8 replies on “Episode 600 with Trevor Rabin”

Congrats on episode 600, interviewing Trevor, and for supporting the cancer charity! I donated, as it’s a very worthy cause, and in memory of Chris, John Wetton, Greg Lake, Dio, and other musicians and relatives who have died of various cancers.

Well done on, 600, the information which will definitely help all the listeners and getting the amazing Trevor Rabin to chat about the past, present and future.

Give yourselves a pat on the back for getting to that huge number of episodes. I contributed and let’s hope all the 5% ers keep well.

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Keep Yessing


Thank you and congratulations! Such perseverance is admirable. Great charity choice. Fits the Yesfan demographicfor sure.

Amazing that you’ve (we’ve?) reached 600 episodes without a sign of running our of things to discuss. Congratulations. Agree with all the comments saying the charity is a great choice. Interesting experiences as well. When I was early 50s and starting to get up a few times in the night, I went to my GP and suggested checking for prostate cancer. She didn’t think it was worth it unless I developed more/worse symptoms! So much for catching these things early. So I’ve never gone back even though i know I should.

Happily made my donation, enjoying Trevor’s new album so much that I will be buying a physical copy. I would say “Push” strikes me as the track that might have made for a top notch “Yes West” tune.

Congratulations on reaching 600 episodes. The Prostate Cancer UK fundraiser is a great idea. I have contributed and hope others will too. I’m sure we will have no trouble reaching the goal.

Current Yes Tour

The set list looks interesting. I’d be interested to hear how they put together the Tales medley. I would also like to hear more songs from their last 2 albums.

Unfortunately, I won’t be attending this time. Like the last US tour, they have chosen venues way outside of city centers. I can only speculate on why this is. I live in the San Francisco Bay Area and am used to traveling to SF or Oakland to see major music acts. But the closest Yes is coming to where I live is Napa, CA. This is 50 miles from downtown SF and 103 miles from my house. Also a week night and Halloween which makes it even less desireable.

Southern Cal does better with the Wiltern Theatre in the LA area. But the closest concert to San Diego is 16 miles from downtown.

I was hoping they would fix this from last tour, but alas.


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