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Extensive Remastering of 1971’s “Fragile” a Treat for Yes Fans
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Extensive Remastering of 1971’s “Fragile” a Treat for Yes Fans

As Yes fans continue to mourn the June death of bassist Chris Squire, his music lives on, in pristine condition, in packages like a limited edition CD/Blu-ray version of the progressive rock band’s classic 1971 album, Fragile. The Fragile release is the fourth in a series of remixed and expanded packages from Yes. Here, the album has been mixed for...

Two Yes Classics Performed in Entirety in Concert Film
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Two Yes Classics Performed in Entirety in Concert Film

As we continue to mourn the loss of Yes bassist Chris Squire, we can also take delight in one of his latter-day performances with the band he founded in the late 1960s. When the legendary progressive rock group played in Mesa, Arizona on Aug. 12, 2014, Squire, — who died June 27, 2015 of acute erythroid leukemia — was the...

Seven Yes Concerts Released in Their Entirety in New Set
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Seven Yes Concerts Released in Their Entirety in New Set

Early 1970s Yes is in all of its glory on the 14-CD box set Progeny — Seven Shows from Seventy-Two. The set features recently unearthed recordings from seven full concerts performed in North America between Oct. 31 and Nov. 20, 1972, back when Close to the Edge was a new album. Live material from that year’s tour is also well-known...

Yes Live Set Features Music From Two 1970s Albums
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Yes Live Set Features Music From Two 1970s Albums

Like It Is: Yes at the Bristol Hippodrome, a 2 CD/DVD set Blu-ray disc, combines songs from two favorite Yes albums: 1971’s The Yes Album and 1977’s Going for the One, in one live package recorded during the band’s spring 2014 tour. “These are two bodies of music that many of the most devout Yes fans wanted to hear in...

“Songs From Tsongas” from Yes Reissued in Special Edition
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“Songs From Tsongas” from Yes Reissued in Special Edition

A performance from the last tour featuring the classic Yes lineup of bassist Chris Squire, singer Jon Anderson, guitarist Steve Howe, keyboardist Rick Wakeman, and drummer Alan White, has been released in a special edition on CD, DVD and Blu-ray. The Songs From Tsongas special edition DVD and Blu-ray packages not only capture a previously released show at the Tsongas...

Yes Releases “Heaven & Earth”
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Yes Releases “Heaven & Earth”

So many of the classic Yes elements are in place for , the latest record from the progressive rock pioneers: Chris Squire on bass, Steve Howe on guitar, and Roger Dean’s artwork on the cover. There’s one new element though — Jon Davison has taken over on vocals from Benoit David, who had handled lead vocals since the departure of...

Yes Releases The Studio Albums 1969-1987 Box Set
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Yes Releases The Studio Albums 1969-1987 Box Set

In Yes, bass — or perhaps more accurately, the bassist — is the band’s linchpin. The legendary prog-rock group’s co-founder and bassist Chris Squire is the only band member to appear on every album since the group’s late 1960s inception, and his spectacular work is all over a remastered and expanded . The set includes 12 albums on the Atlantic...

Yes Announce Yestival
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Yes Announce Yestival

Yes fans, mark your calendars: the iconic progressive rock band has announced their first ever festival, called “Yestival.” Set for Saturday, August 3rd at Camden, New Jersey’s Susquehanna Bank Center, the day long event will include performances by the band as well as The Musical Box, Renaissance featuring Anne Haslam, Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy and other acts to be announced....

Yes Releases “In the Present – Live From Lyon”
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Yes Releases “In the Present – Live From Lyon”

With over 40 years under their belt, the prog icons in Yes have released In the Present: Live From Lyon, a new live CD/DVD combo with footage taken from their December 2009 performance in France. The band plays hit songs from throughout their career, including “Roundabout” and “Owner of a Lonely Heart,” though with the fresh face of singer Benoit...

Asia Announces New Omega Tour Dates
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Asia Announces New Omega Tour Dates

80’s supergroup Asia has announced new dates to continue their extensive Omega tour, which began last year after they released their album of the same name. Led by bassist/vocalist John Wetton, the lineup includes drummer Carl Palmer, keyboardist Geoff Downes, and guitarist Steve Howe, each being from the bands Yes, ELP, King Crimson, UK, and The Buggles. The new leg...