Was the Open Your Eyes Tour Really that good? 368

Open Your Eyes Tour Poster
Open Your Eyes Tour Poster

Produced by Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier, Bill Govier and VR Hoisington

This week, Mark and I listened to a bootleg compilation from shows on the Open Your Eyes Tour. Igor, Billy and the rest of the band made a big impression as you’ll hear…

  • What is a 6-man line up like?
  • Can you hear Billy?
  • How does Igor compare to other Yes keyboardists?

Listen and let us know what you think!

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The Ladder Revisited – 290

The Ladder
The Ladder

Produced by Preston Frazier, Bill Govier, Wayne Hall and Michel Arsenault.

This week I couldn’t find a time to record with Mark but we still managed to take another, separate look at The Ladder after many mentions of it recently. Mark also reviews Yesterdays.

  • What to leave out?
  • What to put on?
  • Live or studio tracks?

Listen to the episode then let us know what you think!

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Yes Tracks Through Time – Part 10 – The Revealing Science of God – 220

Tales From Topographic Oceans
Tales From Topographic Oceans

In a week where Yes revealed they will be playing sides one and four of Tales From Topographic Oceans live, Mark and I look at aspects of the most controversial Yes album ever.

  • What’s Tales all about?
  • How many times have sides one and four been performed live?
  • Which line-up was best at performing it?

Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think!

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Live in Budapest – The Revealing Science of God – Episode 199

Live in Budapest
DVD purchased 2015

I watched a DVD of the Open Your Eyes Tour in 1998, featuring some great performances of classic and more modern Yes tracks. It was an enjoyable way to relax after some rather more frenetic and stressful recent experiences!

  • What difference does 17 years make to the performance?
  • What do Billy Sherwood and Igor Khoroshev contribute?
  • Are classics and the latest tracks equally good?

Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think!

 

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Episode 151 – House of Yes Live from House of Blues

House of Yes
CD set purchased circa. 2000

The one hundred and fifty first episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the 1999 live album, House of Yes Live from House of Blues.

  • How does a 6-man Yes sound?
  • How do they approach the classic material?
  • How does Khoroshev do live?

Listen to the episode and then let me know what you think.

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