Episode 179 – Like It Is – Yes at The Bristol Hippodrome – Part 4

The great Chris Squire
The great Chris Squire
Like It Is
CD/DVD purchased 2014

This week I watch the second part of the DVD from  Like It Is – Yes at The Bristol Hippodrome. This is the whole of The Yes Album.

  • Does Downes’ playing look as good as it sounds?
  • How is A Venture approached?
  • What else can we learn about the musicians from seeing them rather than hearing them?

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Episode 95 – Yes Tracks Through Time Part 4 – Leaves of Green

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Leaves of Green…part of The Ancient

The ninety-fifth episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring four versions of the Yes track, ‘Leaves of Green’ through the years.

Also featuring Patrick Moraz who I missed out of the Yes Alphabet ‘M’ episode last week!

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  • What or where is ‘Leaves of Green’?
  • Can it work as a piece on its own?
  • Has it been performed in different ways over the years?

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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’.

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  • 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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Please send an audio message to the show via any of the methods on the right hand side of the website. You don’t have to say anything elaborate or clever – unless you want to. Just give your name (first name alone is fine if you want) and where in the world you are. Many thanks! I look forward to receiving your audio clip to play on the 100th show!

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