Olias of Sunhillow Live – 377

Olias of Sunhillow by Jon Anderson
Olias of Sunhillow by Jon Anderson

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

With Jon Anderson playing two songs from Olias of Sunhillow live on his 1000 Hands Tour, we felt it was time to watch/listen to some recordings of Olias material from through the years. This is music which has not been performed very often – and we think it should have been.

Listen and let us know what you think!

  • What Olias songs are being performed live in 2019?
  • How does the band configuration work?
  • What about older recordings?

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That Gottlieb Brothers tease!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHyPpYDm1SM Flight of the Moorglade 2019 (can’t be embedded)

Show notes and links

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Was Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe nothing more than an enhanced Jon Anderson solo record? 375

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

Remastered and Expanded ABWH
Remastered and Expanded ABWH

As we approach the 30th anniversary of ABWH, we go back to consider whether it’s actually a Jon Anderson solo record, as suggested by Stephen Lambe in his book, YES every album every song.

Also, Mark suggests a 2 pence topic on videos…

Listen and let us know what you think!

  • ABWH – is it Yes, is it a new band, is it an Anderson solo project?
  • How was the album written?
  • Should it now be regarded as part of Yes’ discography?

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Show notes and links

More of Rob Earley’s amazing photos:

Some of Keith Hoisington’s ABWH collection:

VHS
VHS
Cassette single
Cassette single
Promo
Japanese
Alternative cover
Alternative cover

My ABWH collection…so far…

Too many versions of Brother of Mine?
ABWH on film
ABWH on film
Random collection of ABWH
Random collection of ABWH
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Jon Anderson’s 1000 Hands Part 1 – first listen – 374

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

1000 Hands Website
1000 Hands Website

This week Mark and I got our hands on 1000 hands – or at least our virtual hands as we received a review download copy. So we have pooled our initial reactions to the music and that’s coming up in a moment.

Also, we have a 2 pence on the Anderson final Yes project rumours so it’s an Anderson rich episode.

Listen and let us know what you think!

  • How does Anderson fit 1000 hands on one album?
  • Can you hear the special guests?
  • Does the collaboration between Anderson and Howe point towards Union II?

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Show notes and links

Anderson’s website –https://jonanderson1000hands.com/

Henry Potts’ webpage on Jon Anderson –http://www.bondegezou.co.uk/wnja.htm

Rob Earley’s amazing photos:

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Jon Anderson’s Open – 372

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

Open by Jon Anderson from 2011

This week, Geoff Bailie pointed out to me another gaping hole in my knowledge of Yes and the surrounding music. It’s Jon Anderson’s EP or single, depending on your viewpoint, Open from 2011.

Listen and let us know what you think!

  • What was ‘Open’
  • How did I miss the release?
  • What’s the music like?

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TV Tropes Yes collection of trvia


Show notes and links

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White by White (Alan White, that, that is) – 367

The album from White
The album from White

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

This week, we listen to a little-known album which should be better known to all Yes fans, White by the Alan White-led band, White. We also have time for the return of our two pence segment and we consider whether Jon Anderson should be concentrating on 1000 Hands or ARW…!

  • What is the White album like?
  • Why is it so obscure?
  • What’s the story of the band?

Listen and let us know what you think!

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John Michels’ More Drama Tour, Yes Tour 2008 and The Syn Live photos:

Samples of the White album on their website:

http://www.whitemusic.net/media.html#content


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