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Episode 114 – Yes Tracks Through Time – Part 6 – Owner of a Lonely Heart

Owner of a Lonely Heart
The best-known Yes track of all time

The one hundred and fourteenth episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring various performances of Owner of a Lonely Heart.

  • How has this track been approached by different line-ups?
  • What effect does Steve Howe have when he’s present?
  • Can anyone play that Rabin solo apart from him?

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Episode 84 – Yes Tracks Through Time Part 3 – Long Distance Runaround

Long Distance Runaround
The wrong title but we know what they meant…

The eighty-forth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring several different versions of the classic track, Long Distance Runaround.

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  • How is the studio version developed into a live version?
  • Does it always work?
  • What influence do different band members have on the track?

 

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Episode 79 – Yes Tracks Through Time Part 1 – Astral Traveller

astral lyrics
Cosmic lyrics (Click to enlarge)

The seventy-ninth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the first in a series of Yes Tracks Through Time. After the initial recording, what happened to songs live? How did different line-ups of the band alter the character of tracks – if at all?

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  • Which of the three versions of Astral Traveller is the best?
  • Should group members leave tracks alone or add their own character?
  • Does the band’s approach change over time?

 

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Episode 72 – Yes Music and Technology

Geoff Downes and Fairlight synth on the Drama tour. Photo by Jeremy North
Geoff Downes and Fairlight synth on the Drama tour. Photo by Jeremy North

The seventy-second episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring some thoughts about Yes music and its relationship with technology.

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  • Would Yes music exist without technology?
  • What is musical technology?
  • Has Yes music relied too much on technology at any point?

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Episode 53 – The Yes Alphabet – ‘D’

…brought to you by the letter, ‘D’.

The fifty-third episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the letter, ‘D’.

Listen and see if your letter ‘D’ choices are included. 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 many ‘D’ band personnel can you name?
  • Which other ‘D’s are crucial elements of the band’s success?
  • Which tracks begin with ‘D’?