Episode 51 – The Yes Alphabet – ‘C’

…brought to you by the letter, ‘C’.

The fifty-first episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the letter, ‘B’.

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  • Which tracks and aspects begin with ‘C’?
  • What links Yes with classical composers such as Vaughan Williams and Brahms?
  • Is Tales from Topographic Oceans the definition of the concept album?

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Episode 48 – Keys to Ascension live tracks – part 3

CDs purchased 1996 and 1997 (click to enlarge)

The forty-eighth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the live tracks from ‘Keys to Ascension’.

  • What do the last live tracks here have in store for us?
  • How do these performances differ from earlier ones?
  • Overall, how good is this collection?
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Episode 47 – Keys to Ascension live tracks – part 2

CDs purchased 1996 and 1997 (click to enlarge)

The forty-seventh episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the live tracks from ‘Keys to Ascension’.

  • Does the quality keep up in the other live tracks?
  • Are there hints of over-dubbing?
  • Are the band note perfect – and does it matter?
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Episode 46 – Keys to Ascension live tracks – part 1

CDs purchased 1996 and 1997 (click to enlarge)

The forty-sixth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the live tracks from ‘Keys to Ascension’.

  • Do we need another collection of live performances of the same tracks?
  • Is this the classic line-up for live performances?
  • What is the production like?

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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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