Episode 111 – This Day in Yes History – Part 1

Yes through the years
All our Yesterdays

The one hundred and eleventh episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring a short look back into the history of the band, on this day 10, 20, 30 and 40 years ago.

  • What was the line up at the time?
  • Were the band touring?
  • Was there a recent album to promote?

See if you can recall any of the events mentioned and then let me know by contacting me via any of the methods below.

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Episode 82 – Yes QI Part 4 – Yes Complete Deluxe Edition

It was complete at the time...almost
It was complete at the time…almost

The eighty-second episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring some quite interesting things about the Yes Complete Deluxe Edition score book.

Listen and then let me know if agree with my assessment of the book by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • Do we need a book of scores?
  • Are all the parts played by all musicians included?
  • Is it ‘complete’?

 

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Episode 71 – The Yes Alphabet – ‘H’

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

The seventy-first episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the Yes Alphabet – ‘H’.

Listen and see if all your ‘H’ ideas are present, then let me know by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • H is for which one of the most important Yes musicians?
  • Which prog rock instrument begins with H?
  • Which tracks and albums begin with H?

Please send in photographs of your favourite Yes-related memorabilia

  1. Upload your photograph (with your name in the title) via the page here.
  2. Let me know what you have uploaded and why via the contact form here or by leaving a voicemail on the telephone number on the right or via the green ‘Record a message’ button.

If you need to you can use the usual email address instead: show@yesmusicpodcast.com

This can be any kind of Yes item – it doesn’t need to be rare or valuable – we are just interested in the story behind it and why it means so much to you. (By uploading, you agree to let me add your photograph to a YouTube video and to re-tell your story on the podcast.)

Thanks so much for getting involved!!

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Episode 68 – My programmes

Four great shows (click to enlarge)
Four great shows (click to enlarge)

The sixty-eighth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the programmes I have collected from Yes shows.

Listen and see if you have any similar Yes programmes then let me know by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • What can we learn about the state of the band at the time from the programmes?
  • Are all programmes created equal?
  • What makes for a satisfying Yes programme?

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Episode 60 – Keys to Ascension DVD – Part 2

DVD purchased circa. 2000 (click to enlarge)

The sixtieth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the live DVD – Keys to Ascension.

Listen and see if you agree with me, then let me know by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • How does the director treat the rest of the live footage?
  • Why are daytime TV movies relevant to this DVD?
  • What is the overall verdict of the package?

If you would like to claim your YMP Listener Open Badge, send an email to show@yesmusicpodcast.com or fill in the contact form.

 

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