Episode 69 – ‘Classic Yes’

Cassette purchased circa. 1984, CD purchased circa. 2005. (Click to enlarge.)
Cassette purchased circa. 1984, CD purchased circa. 2005. (Click to enlarge.)

The sixty-ninth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the 1981 compilation album, ‘Classic Yes’.

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!

  • Is it possible to have a single album with a representative selection of Classic Yes tracks?
  • Are the right tracks here in the right order?
  • What’s missing?

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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..

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Episode 61 – The Yes Alphabet – ‘F’

…brought to you by the letter, ‘F’.

The sixty-first episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the letter, ‘F’.

Listen and see if all your letter ‘F’ choices are included, then let me know by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • Two albums begin with ‘F’ and each one has a track which begins with ‘F’ – can you name all four items?
  • How many other tracks can you think of beginning with ‘F’?
  • What have I missed out in the whole history of the group which begins with ‘F?

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Episode 4 – ‘Fragile’

The fourth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the fourth album, ‘Fragile’.

  • Fragile CD and vinylWhat difference does the arrival of Rick Wakeman make?
  • Is Fragile really an iconic masterpiece?
  • How good are the solo experiments?

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