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Episode 118 – Yes concert intro music

Photo by Bob Mantin
How to hype up the crowd…

The one hundred and eighteenth episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring an exploration of the music the band have used over the years to introduce their concerts.

  • How many different pieces have been used?
  • Are they all classical?
  • Which is the most effective?

Listen and see if you agree, then let me know by contacting me via any of the methods below.

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Episode 88 – The Yes Alphabet – ‘L’

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Brought to you by the letter, ‘L’…

The eighty-eighth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring The Yes Alphabet – ‘L’.

Listen and then let me know if I have missed out any of your letter ‘L’ suggestions by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • Which tracks and albums ┬ábegin with ‘L’?
  • Who or what is ‘Longwalker’?
  • Which legendary letter ‘L’ almost takes his place amongst the ranks of band personnel?

 

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Episode 81 – Yes Tracks Through Time part 2 – Time and a Word

Time and a Word title
and the time is…various

The eighty-first episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring several studio and live versions of the track, ‘Time and a Word’.

Listen and then let me know if I have missed out any live recordings or if you have different opinions of the performances included by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • How does this track change in performance?
  • Do the musicians try to stick close to the original?
  • Can you hear the character of the musicians involved through their interpretations?

 

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Episode 64 – Yes QI – Part 3

Book purchased 1998
Book purchased 1998

The sixty-fourth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring some more Quite Interesting things from Tim Morse’s book, ‘Yesstories – Yes in their own words’.

Listen and see if all you agree with me that this second set are also Quite Interesting facts, then let me know by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • What can we learn about the band from what members actually said?
  • How does the time when the quotations were made affect the opinions given?
  • What insights can we gain about what life in Yes was like at the time?

Lobate Scarp will be appearing on YMP in the New Year. Listen to their great stuff here:

Check out Len Rice’s photo of Rick Wakeman in action and see if you can tell when it was taken..