Hidden Yes gems in your collection – 219

Yesterdays
Yesterdays Roger Dean label

In a shorter episode because of Easter, I think about some aspects of Yes albums I don’t normally dwell on. Also, Mark Anthony K reviews a remarkable Billy Sherwood album.

  • What hidden gems can you think of?
  • What are your favourite vinyl record labels?
  • Are CDs as good as you older record labels?

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Roger Dean’s Views – 205

Views
Views, by Roger Dean – a gift from Conan

After a very kind gift from Conan J Robison, I am now the proud owner of ‘Views’ by Roger Dean. Published in 1975, this is an amazing book.

  • What else did Roger Dean do at the start of his career?
  • Is there a link between Roger Dean’s art and Yes’ music?
  • How much of Dean’s work for Yes is covered in this book?

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Episode 155 – Updates and some thoughts from Bob Keeley

relayer
Vinyl purchased circa. 1988

The one hundred and fifty fifth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring a quick set of updates as well as the Yes-related thoughts of Bob Keeley.

  • Is the new live album worth bothering with?
  • The 2014 re-mix of Relayer – new clips.

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Episode 154 – Relayer revisited – Part 3

relayer
Vinyl purchased circa. 1988

The one hundred and fifty forth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring a fresh look at the 1974 studio album, Relayer. Part 3 is about the second and third tracks, Sound Chaser and To Be Over.

  • How do these two tracks compare with Gates of Delirium?
  • Is Patrick Moraz behind the jazz-fusion?
  • What has the baroque ‘Fugue’ technique got to do with this album?

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Episode 153 – Relayer revisited – Part 2 – Gates of Delirium – Yes Music Podcast

relayer
Vinyl purchased circa. 1988

The one hundred and fifty third episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring a fresh look at the 1974 studio album, Relayer. Part 2 is about the first track, Gates of Delirium.

  • What is the track based on?
  • How deliberate is the ‘story-telling’ aspect?
  • Does the radically different approach work as a Yes piece?

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