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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 104 – The Yes Alphabet – ‘O’

O
…brought to you by the letter, ‘O’.

The one hundred and fourth episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring some interesting tracks, facts and concepts beginning with ‘O’.

Listen and see if you can spot any letter ‘O’s I have left out, 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 albums and tracks begin with the letter, ‘O’?
  • Which instrument has the closest ‘O’ relationship with classical music?
  • Which band member has the most ‘O’ levels (no, not really).

 

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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.

Listen and then let me know if you agree with my assessment of the performances by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • 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 83 – The Yes Alphabet – ‘K’

k
…brought to you by the letter ‘K’.

The eighty-third episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the Yes Alphabet – ‘K’.

Listen and then let me know if I have missed out any of your letter, ‘K’ suggestions by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • How many versions of Keys to Ascension are there?
  • What are your favourite keyboard moments and little-known facts? Add them to the comments below…
  • Which ‘K’s also played keyboards for the band?

 

Prog rock hero, Yes fan and Yes Music Podcast listener, Ben Craven
Prog rock hero, Yes fan and Yes Music Podcast listener, Ben Craven

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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?

Listen and then let me know what you think of the different approaches by contacting me via any of the different routes on the right hand side or by leaving a comment below!

  • 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?