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One fan's exploration of the world's greatest progressive rock band.

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One fan's exploration of the world's greatest progressive rock band.

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Dave Watkinson interview – Plaques, A Competition and Warriors in the basement! 344 - Yes Music Podcast

7/20/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier I catch up with Dave Watkinson in a secret Westminster location to talk about YES50, his article about The Warriors in Record Collector magazine and a competition connected with it. Listen for details of how to win yourself a copy of The Warriors live in concert CD! Also, Mark and I discuss some current Yes topics as well as James Bond themes! What's going on in the basement? Where is the Yes 50 plaque...

Duration:00:40:55

Yes singles part 20 – Heaven and Earth – 343 -

7/13/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier We've (finally) reached the end of the Yes singles series with Heaven and Earth which didn't really have any proper singles at all. However, it does give us a chance to think about Yes' latest studio album again and we also have a bass focus in our 2 pence segment. What's is it with Heaven and Earth? Were there any singles? Why was RTB used again? Listen to the episode then let us know what you think!...

Duration:00:49:46

Yes singles part 19 – Fly From Here – 342 - Yes Music Podcast

7/6/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier We consider the singles (if any) from Fly From Here this week and talk about this difficult time in the band's history - a bit. There's also a Two Pence segment where Mark is disappointed with his latest Pledge Music acquisition... Were there any singles from Fly From Here? Why was Oliver Wakeman not on this album? Was Trevor Horn an asset or too controlling? Listen to the episode then let us know what...

Duration:00:53:39

Yes miscellany – it’s all a matter of opinion – 341 - Yes Music Podcast

6/29/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier This week I'm preoccupied with arrangements for the family funeral but I managed to meet up with Mark to discuss a selection of Yes topics which I hope you will enjoy. Please do add your answers to the various questions I posed in the comments. What's your favourite Yes memorabilia? What's your favourite album pre-1980? Yes or Time and a Word? ...and more! Listen to the episode then let us know what...

Duration:00:25:07

Yes singles part 18 – Magnification – 340 - Yes Music Podcast

6/22/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier We consider the singles (if any) from Magnification this week and talk about that album alongside Symphonic Live. There's also time for a Two Pence segment on the ARW revelations this week! Were there any singles from Magnification? Does the orchestra work well? Did the band miss a keyboard player - including live? Listen to the episode then let us know what you think! Vote for the 50th Anniversary Fan...

Duration:00:53:27

A short set of messages in a difficult week – 339 - Yes Music Podcast

6/15/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier A very short episode this week as I was unable to fit anything more in due to bereavement. Vote for YES50 Fan Convention and Fish Out Of Water ARW in Oslo review Yes50Fanconvention.com is now live! Geoff Bailie's brand new Yes show! https://progreport.com/radio/ Live at 7pm UK and 10am Eastern Time on Fridays! Then, get it on iTunes/Apple Podcasts. Become a YMP Patron: If you would like to support the...

Duration:00:07:02

Yes Singles part 17 – The Ladder – 338 - Yes Music Podcast

6/8/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Were there any singles from The Ladder? How would you rate this album? How do the two Yes camp set lists shape up? Listen to the episode then let us know what you think! Yes50Fanconvention.com is now live! Geoff Bailie's brand new Yes show! https://progreport.com/radio/ Live at 7pm UK and 10am Eastern Time on Fridays! Then, get it on iTunes/Apple Podcasts. Become a YMP Patron: If you would like to support the Yes Music Podcast, there is a...

Duration:00:54:23

The Sea Within and Tom Brislin Interview – 337 - Yes Music Podcast

6/1/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier In a week which was supposed to be a holiday for me, we actually managed to speak to Tom Brislin about his new band The Sea Within as well as about #YES50. Mark reviewed the self-titled album and we then got together to compare notes. Phew! Is this the new sound of prog? How are the guests involved? What is Tom going to do in YES50?? Listen to the episode then let us know what you think!...

Duration:00:55:15

Fish Out Of Water Deluxe Edition – 336 - Yes Music Podcast

5/25/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier Mark and I have finally both received our remarkable box sets of the deluxe edition of Chris Squire's progressive masterpiece, Fish Out Of Water. It's an expansive set so we get stuck into as much of it as we can this week. What is in that really heavy box? How does the new mix sound? Is it all worth the money? Listen to the episode then let us know what you think! Yes50Fanconvention.com is now live!...

Duration:00:53:12

Yes singles part 16 – Keys to Ascension and Open Your Eyes – 335 - Yes Music Podcast

5/18/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier We cover the Keys to Ascension albums as well as Open Your Eyes this week in our look at the Yes singles. It's a complex and unclear picture! What was going on in the band and with album releases? Were there any singles? Was this the most confused period of the band's history? Listen to the episode then let us know what you think! Yes50Fanconvention.com is now live! Geoff Bailie's brand new Yes show!...

Duration:00:49:31

Yes singles part 15 – Talk – 334 - Yes Music Podcast

5/11/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier We've reached Talk in our survey of Yes singles. It's a fairly sketchy picture but we know there was at least one single from this great album and possibly a couple more - as usual if you have copies of these singles, please do leave a comment int eh show notes! In our Two pence segment we also have a chance to think about whether Yes have released too many live albums. Was Talk a Trevor Rabin solo...

Duration:00:53:26

Yes singles part 14 – Union – 333 - Yes Music Podcast

5/4/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier What was going on with Union? It's a question which has baffled fans and riled members of the band ever since the record was released. This week, we take a look at the singles from Union and talk a bit about the politics as well. There's also a contentious 2 pence about the forthcoming Steven Wilson mixes box set so get your commenting fingers ready! Who is playing what on this album? Does anyone know?...

Duration:01:00:44

Yes singles part 13 – Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe – 332 - Yes Music Podcast

4/27/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier Depending on your point of view, this week we take a detour from Yes - or not. It's time to look at Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe and the singles from that self-titled album. There are plenty of variations to consider and we also have time to think a bit about Lee Pomeroy and ARW as well. Is this Yes? Does it matter? What were the singles like? Listen to the episode then let us know what you think!...

Duration:01:05:47

Yes singles part 12 – Big Generator – 331 - Yes Music Podcast

4/20/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier Big Generator took a long time to create but, fear not, this episode isn't quite as long as that process was. We look at the singles generated by Big Generator and we also consider what extras might be included on new studio albums today. Was Big Generator as good as 90125? What about the singles? Is this more like Yes music? Listen to the episode then let us know what you think! Yes50Fanconvention.com...

Duration:01:04:40

Yes singles part 11 – 90125 – 330 - Yes Music Podcast

4/13/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier We are finally back to the YEs singles series and we have reached 90125. It's an amazing set of singles plus a plethora of different versions and remixes. We also have a chance to reflect on the YES Featuring ARW 50th Anniversary announcements - wow - it's quite an episode. Why are the 90125 singles so good? What would Cinema have been like as a band? 12 inch dance remixes - what was the idea? Listen...

Duration:01:10:51

A quick Easter quiz – 329 - Yes Music Podcast

4/6/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier This week I feed back from the amazing YES50 Fan Convention organised by Brian Neeson and Dave Watkinson. It was a fantastic day and I've tried to capture some of it to give you an idea of how it all went if you were unable to go. Who turned up? Who played? What was the atmosphere like? Listen to the episode then let us know what you think! Become a YMP Patron! If you would like to support the Yes...

Duration:00:15:37

Yes 50 Fan Convention – 328 - Yes Music Podcast

3/30/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier This week I feed back from the amazing YES50 Fan Convention organised by Brian Neeson and Dave Watkinson. It was a fantastic day and I've tried to capture some of it to give you an idea of how it all went if you were unable to go. Who turned up? Who played? What was the atmosphere like? Listen to the episode then let us know what you think! Become a YMP Patron! If you would like to support the Yes...

Duration:01:19:29

Yes 50 Live in Birmingham 2018 – 327 - Yes Music Podcast

3/23/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier We are taking a break from the Yes singles episodes because of the YES50 celebrations over the next couple of weeks. In an unusual episode this week, Mark interviews me about my own YES50 concert experience in Birmingham. There's some time for a brief news section as well. How was the Birmingham YES50 concert? Was the set list satisfying? How was Tales live? Listen to the episode then let us know what...

Duration:00:33:50

Interview Special – John Holden’s New Album, Capture Light – 326 - Yes Music Podcast

3/22/2018
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John Holden has created a wonderful album for his debut release, featuring, amongst many other excellent musicians, Billy Sherwood, Oliver Wakeman and Oliver Day. I spoke to John about his inspiration for the music as well as how he put it together - in musical as well as technical terms. It's a great conversation and there are extracts from the album interspersed to whet your appetite! Find out more about John and his wonderful music here - https://johnholdenmusic.com/

Duration:00:31:04

Yes Singles Part 10 – Drama – 325 - Yes Music Podcast

3/16/2018
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Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier It's Drama this week which fits in well with the forthcoming launch of Fly From Here - Return Trip at the #YES50 Fan Convention in London next week. Mark and I also get to bang on about the set list for the first two concerts of the #YES50 tour and there is a huge amount of news! How does Into the Lens works as a single? Was it the only single from Drama? What was the B side? Listen to the episode then...

Duration:00:52:44