Produced by Wayne Hall and Jeffrey Crecelius
We are back almost to normal or what passes for normal in these parts this week. After the merry mayhem of the Yes UK and Irish tour celebrating CTTE’s 50th Anniversary, this week Mark and I return to our new-ish series trying to make semi-educated guesses about why Yes wanted to add new or different musicians to their fold. This time, we turn our excited attention to Rick Wakeman and consider what he was doing to attract the band’s attention. That’ll be fun.
Before that we have the final tour diary entry from the redoutable Simon Barrow complete with a new crop of photos below:
- What attracted Yes to Rick Wakeman?
- What had he been doing before?
- How does Simon sum up the latest tour?
Take a listen to the episode and then let us know what you think below!
- Jeffrey Crecelius and
- Wayne Hall
|Mark James Lang
|Mark ‘Zarkol’ Baggs
|Guy R DeRome
|Hogne Bø Pettersen
Robert and David
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The music I use is the last movement of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite. This has been used as introduction music at many Yes concerts. My theme music is not take from a live concert – I put it together from: archive.org