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Episode 9 – ‘Going for the One’

The ninth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the eighth studio album, ‘Going for the One’.

Vinyl purchased circa. 1989, CD circa. 2005 (click to enlarge)
  • Rick Wakeman returns but is he better integrated than on Tales?
  • Does this album contain the definitive Yes track?
  • Where is Roger Dean?

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Ben Craven

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Hipgnosis album covers

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What is a ‘Vachalia’? on

Awaken 2003 in Birmingham

This is the show I was at (you can clearly hear where Chris Squire’s bass goes out of tune in Part 2 of the recording. I remember him fiddling with the tuning pegs and Rick Wakeman glaring at him!)

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:

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Homework for next time:

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6 replies on “Episode 9 – ‘Going for the One’”

I particularly enjoyed this segment, I have a hard time listening to Wonderous Stories as well. Awaken will always be my favorite.

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