Yes Music Podcast

The second of two short episodes for Christmas and New Year 2017. Mark reviews the year and I present a quick quiz!

Direct download: YMP_episode_313_review_2017_quiz.mp3
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As usual at this time of year, I am on holiday with my family so full episodes of the YMP will return in the New Year. However, I do have time to announce the winner of the Mabel Greer’s Toyshop album competition and there are very brief seasonal messages from Mark and me.

Direct download: YMP_episode_312_christmas_new_year_message.mp3
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I wasn't able to record with Mark this week but I did manage to speak to Clive Bayley of Mabel Greer's Toyshop which morphed into Yes in 1968. The new album, The Secret, features the late, great Peter Banks on the title song and Clive explains how that came about. Mark also gives his recommendations for those interested in investigating what Peter Banks did next...

Direct download: YMP_episode_311_clive_bayley_mgt_peter_banks.mp3
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Mark and I have been enjoying watching Yes covers on YouTube this week and we share some of our favourites. Also, the big news of the week is the #YES50 Fan Convention in London next year. We have a good chat about that!

Direct download: YMP_episode_310_yes_covers_we_like.mp3
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We announce the winner of the vinyl Topographic Drama competition and review the new Virgil and Steve Howe album, Nexus. It's a lovely collection. There's also time for a 2 pence about ARW headlining a festival in June 2018!

Direct download: YMP_episode_309_virgil_steve_howe_nexus.mp3
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As we wait for YES50, we took the opportunity to think about what 80s music could be played by Yes, as suggested by both Steve Howe and Geoff Downes. We also announce a COMPETITION to win a vinyl copy of Topgraphic Drama - Live Across America! Finally, there's a thought-provoking 2 pence...

Direct download: YMP_episode_308_80s_for_YES50.mp3
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The last album in the main sequence turns 40 this year so we take another look at it this week. There's also the news of the 50th Anniversary and Mark reviews a Bill Bruford record.

Direct download: YMP_episode_297_going_for_the_one_40.mp3
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We finish off listening to The Steve Howe Album this week and there's a bit of a difference of opinion about it! The two pence segment is about the news that Billy Sherwood is working on a new Yes live album and Mark reviews Trvor Rabin's solo outing, 'Wo

Direct download: YMP_episode_281_the_steve_howe_album_part_2.mp3
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