YMP 5th Anniversary – Part 3 with Jamie McQuinn – 247

Yes Music Podcast
5 Years!

On the third day of the 5th Anniversary celebrations, I speak to long-time listener, Jamie McQuinn, who shares many Yes related topics including a special Jon Anderson story.

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Jamie’s contribution to the first Play For Chris project:

 

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Episode 184 – Fish Out Of Water

Fish
Fish Out Of Water, Chris Squire

I finally listen properly to Chris Squire’s first solo album, Fish Out Of Water from 1975.

  • Is this the lost Yes album?
  • Does it sound like Yes?
  • What do Patrick Moraz and Bill Bruford add?

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Episode 180 – Chris Squire, bass legend

Chris Squire
Chris Squire – photo by Jeremy North

There has never been a more appropriate time to consider the contribution of Chris Squire to the greatest progressive rock band in the world.

  • What makes Chris Squire’s bass playing unique?
  • What does he add to every Yes track he has been involved with?
  • What will Yes concerts be like this Summer without Chris on bass for the first time since 1968?

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Episode 176 – Like It Is – Yes at The Bristol Hippodrome – Part 1

Like It Is
CD/DVD purchased 2014

I’ve finally found time to listen to the latest release from Yes –  Like It Is – Yes at The Bristol Hippodrome. This week I concentrate on the CD of Going for the One.

  • What does Jon Davison sound like when recorded live with the band?
  • Does Geoff Downes simplify Wakeman lines significantly and does it matter?
  • How is Billy Sherwood’s mixing?

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Episode 170 – An Interview with Clive Bayley from Mabel Greer’s ToyShop

New Way of Life
Promotional copy received 2015

The one hundred and seventieth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring an interview with Clive Bayley from Mabel Greer’s Toyshop.

  • What was it like in London in the late 1960s?
  • Was it obvious that the Yes men who joined Mabel Greer’s Toyshop would go on to become so successful?
  • Why has band got back together in 2014/5 and recorded an album?

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The boys in the band!
The boys in the band!

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Episode 124 – The Yes Alphabet – ‘R’

R
…brought to you by the letter, ‘R’.

The one hundred and twenty fourth episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring an exploration of some concepts and music beginning with ‘R’.

  • What albums and tracks begin with ‘R’?
  • What concepts relating to Yes begin with ‘R’?
  • Which ‘R’ rescued the band in the 1980s? (Arguably…)

Listen and see if youspot any letter ‘R’s I have left out, then let me know by contacting me via any of the methods below.

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Episode 86 – Yes websites – Yes Music Podcast

Yesworld.com
The home of Yes on the web

The eighty-sixth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring Yes websites.

Listen and then let me know which websites I’ve omitted by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • Where are the Yes official Internet sites?
  • Where do fans go?
  • How did the Yes web presence develop?

 

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Episode 86 – Yes websites

Yesworld.com
The home of Yes on the web

The eighty-sixth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring Yes websites.

Listen and then let me know which websites I’ve omitted by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • Where are the Yes official Internet sites?
  • Where do fans go?
  • How did the Yes web presence develop?

 

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