Episode 80 – The Yes Alphabet – ‘J’

...brought to you by the letter, 'J'.
…brought to you by the letter, ‘J’.

The eightieth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the Yes Alphabet – ‘J’.

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  • Which ‘J’ was almost a member of Yes – twice?
  • Are there any tracks or albums which begin with ‘J’?
  • Does humour have any place in prog rock?

 

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Episode 2 – ‘Time and a Word’

The second episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the second studio album, ‘Time and a Word’.

Time and a Word album
Vinyl purchased circa. 1989, CD circa. 2005 (click to enlarge)

 

  • What are the themes of the album?
  • How did Yes approach the ‘difficult’ second album?
  • Does this album move closer to a ‘classic’ Yes sound?

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Episode 1 – ‘Yes’ and Chris Squire

The first episode of the weekly Yes Music Podcast, featuring the first studio album, ‘Yes’, and bassist Chris Squire.

'Yes' on vinyl and CD
Vinyl purchased circa. 1989, CD purchased circa. 2005 (click to enlarge)

 

  • Personnel – how does this affect the sound of the album?
  • What features of later Yes albums are present here?
  • How does ‘Yes’ stand up as an album and particularly as a Yes album?

 

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