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Yes Releases “Yes 50 Live”
New Albums

Yes Releases “Yes 50 Live”

Legendary prog-rock band Yes turned 50 last year, and they celebrated the occasion with a massive tour. Now they’ve released a new double live album called “Yes 50 Live” that features 13 performances from the trek.

Yes Announces the Royal Affair Tour with Asia, John Lodge, and Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy
Concerts & Tours

Yes Announces the Royal Affair Tour with Asia, John Lodge, and Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy

Prog rock fans take note: Yes has announced “The Royal Affair Tour” and it’s going to be a packed outing. Bassist Billy Sherwood will be performing double duty, as he plays in both Yes and Asia,

Yes: Long Distance Runaround / The Fish (Live, 2004)
Bass Videos

Yes: Long Distance Runaround / The Fish (Live, 2004)

On this day in 1948, the great Chris Squire was born. We’re celebrating his birthday today with this live performance by Yes in 2004 at the Lugano music festival. The band performs “Long Distance Runaround” before the spotlight goes to Chris on “The Fish.”

Yes Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman Release “Live At The Apollo”
New Albums

Yes Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman Release “Live At The Apollo”

In 2016, former Yes members Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman formed their own version of the band. They’ve taken the act on the road for the past two years and have documented their live show with a new album and film called Live at the Apollo. Yes Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman is rounded out by...

Yes: The Fish (Live at Montreux 2003)
Bass Videos

Yes: The Fish (Live at Montreux 2003)

When I was a kid, I wore out my copy of Yes’ Fragile, and in particular, the track “The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus),” thanks of course to Chris Squire. Here’s a great live clip of the band performing it in 2003 at Montreux. This brings back great memories.

Yes Announces 50th Anniversary Tour
Concerts & Tours

Yes Announces 50th Anniversary Tour

Yes will be back on the road in 2018 to celebrate their 50th anniversary. The legendary prog-rock outfit, which was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame last year, will feature the lineup of Steve Howe, Alan White, Geoff Downes, Jon Davison, and bassist Billy Sherwood. Sherwood, of course, was personally chosen by founding bassist and bandleader Chris...

Yes Releases “Topographic Drama: Live Across America”
New Albums

Yes Releases “Topographic Drama: Live Across America”

Yes has released a new live album, Topographic Drama: Live Across America, taken from the legendary prog band’s U.S. tour in 2016 and 2017. The album title is a play on the songs from the tour which included their 1980 album Drama in its entirety plus the first and fourth sides of the 1973 release Tales From Topographic Oceans. Besides...

Yes with Geddy Lee: Roundabout, Live
Bass Videos

Yes with Geddy Lee: Roundabout, Live

There were rumors flying for the past month that Rush bassist Geddy Lee would be filling in for the late Chris Squire at Yes’s induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Luckily, the rumors were true. Though this fan-shot clip is a little muddy, it captures the historic moment and its excitement. Lee told the press that learning...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2017 Inductees
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2017 Inductees

Every year, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s class of inductees tends draws the ire of music fans around the world, but this year’s list seems to be a good fit. The group leans heavy on classic rock with folk, grunge, and rap to round it out. 2017’s inductees include Electric Light Orchestra, Yes, Journey, Joan Baez, Pearl Jam,...

Yes: Live at Beat-Club (1969)
Bass Videos

Yes: Live at Beat-Club (1969)

Kenny Brault sent this to me saying, “Chris Squire’s bass tone and style back in 1969… Amazing. Well established back then.” This was recorded for German TV show, Beat-Club in 1969. Here’s the track list for the video: No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed Looking Around Survival And the lineup: Jon Anderson: lead vocals, percussion Peter Banks: guitars, vocals Chris...