Episode 76 – An interview with Tom Brislin, Yes live keyboard player

Symphonic Tour Yes keyboardist, Tom Brislin
Symphonic Tour Yes keyboardist, Tom Brislin

The seventy-sixth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring an interview with Tom Brislin who played keyboards on the Symphonic Tour in 2001.

Listen and learn all about Tom, his time with Yes and his own new solo album. Please contact me and keep the dialogue going via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • How did Tom get the most important keyboard gig in the world?
  • What was working with the band like?
  • What’s the story behind why Tom plays Trevor Rabin’s guitar solo in Owner of a Lonely Heart on the keyboard? (Thanks, Ben Craven!)

 

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Episode 74 – The Yes Alphabet – ‘I’

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

The seventy-fourth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the Yes Alphabet – ‘I’.

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

  • Which Yes tracks begin with ‘I’?
  • Is improvisation an important factor in Yes music?
  • What have I left out?

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 69 – ‘Classic Yes’

Cassette purchased circa. 1984, CD purchased circa. 2005. (Click to enlarge.)
Cassette purchased circa. 1984, CD purchased circa. 2005. (Click to enlarge.)

The sixty-ninth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the 1981 compilation album, ‘Classic Yes’.

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!

  • Is it possible to have a single album with a representative selection of Classic Yes tracks?
  • Are the right tracks here in the right order?
  • What’s missing?

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Episode 64 – Yes QI – Part 3

Book purchased 1998
Book purchased 1998

The sixty-fourth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring some more Quite Interesting things from Tim Morse’s book, ‘Yesstories – Yes in their own words’.

Listen and see if all you agree with me that this second set are also Quite Interesting facts, 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 band from what members actually said?
  • How does the time when the quotations were made affect the opinions given?
  • What insights can we gain about what life in Yes was like at the time?

Lobate Scarp will be appearing on YMP in the New Year. Listen to their great stuff here:

Check out Len Rice’s photo of Rick Wakeman in action and see if you can tell when it was taken..

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Episode 63 – Yes QI – Part 2

Book purchased 1998
Book purchased 1998

The sixty-third episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring some Quite Interesting things from Tim Morse’s book, ‘Yesstories – Yes in their own words’.

Listen and see if all you agree with me that these are Quite Interesting facts, 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 band from what members actually said?
  • How does the time when the quotations were made affect the opinions given?
  • What insights can we gain about what life in Yes was like at the time?

The Danglers’ new album – listen, then buy it!

 

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