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Episode 93 – Jon Davison and the new Yes album

Jon Davison
Jon Davison – photo by Bob Mantin

The ninety-third episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring an examination of what Jon Davison might bring to the writing and performing of the next Yes album, based on what he added to the Glass Hammer album, ‘If’.

Listen and see if you agree with me, then let me know by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • Does Jon Davison has a recognisable writing style?
  • What was his contribution to ‘If’ by Glass Hammer?
  • Do Glass Hammer and Jon Davison simply copy old-style progressive rock from the masters?

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Show links

Chris Squire interview

Wikipedia Jon Davison article

Jon Davison page on Glass Hammer’s website

Close to the Edge 5.1 release in 2013

Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp with Yes

Sign the e-petition to release the lost Yes tapes!

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

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