Episode 24 – ‘Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe’

CD purchased 1989 (Click to enlarge)

The twenty-fourth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the quasi-Yes studio album, ‘Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe’.

  • Is this a Yes album and does it matter?
  • No Chris Squire, no Yes?
  • Should this have been a more permanent line up?

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Episode 23 – ‘In the presence of…Yes fans’

The first Yes Music Podcast Round Table Event

The twenty-third episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring a round table discussion about Yes today with Andy Pashley, Paul Wilson  and Joost Maglev.

  • Should the band call it a day and retire from touring?
  • Is Jon Anderson an essential element of Yes?
  • Do we need Fly from Here II?

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Episode 22 – ‘Perpetual Change’

Book by David Watkinson (link to buy it in the show notes)

The twenty-second episode of the Yes Music Podcast all about changes in personnel.

  • Are Yes band personnel changes evolution or revolution?
  • Is it more difficult to replace a singer than an instrumentalist?
  • What does the future hold for personnel?

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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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