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Hopes and desires for Yes in 2022 with Simon Barrow – 515

Produced by Wayne Hall and Jeffrey Crecelius

Simon Barrow with his book in front of the YES 50 plaque

What should we expect from Yes in the coming year? Simon Barrow has some ideas as does Mark. We had a great conversation about the possibilities and our own, personal desires, partly based on the Facebook post by Daniel Krohn on the YMP Facebook page.

As always, it was a delight to welcome the erudite and knowledgeable Simon back onto the show. Do watch out for at least two books from him – an updated version of Solid Mental Grace – Listening to the Music of Yes and YES in the 90s.

In case you missed it, Simon has asked YMP listeners to contact the show if they have any photos from any Yes 90s events – so please take a look in your personal archives and let’s see how we can help.

  • What do you want from Yes in 2022?
  • Will we see some archival releases?
  • Surely no new music…?

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Theme music

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: