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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:09 pm 
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:34 pm 
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my Yes concerts: Tormato-1978, 1979,Big Generator-1988(2), Union-1991(2),OpenYourEyes-1998, ClassicYesTour-2002, 35th anniv-2004(2)

Yes are leaving on the CruiseToTheEdge ship today. CarlPalmers ELP exp.,Zebra, GlassHammer, and UK wBozzio are some of the other bands. But the band that will blow the doors off will be SteveHackett's GenesisRevisited show. Especially if they are playing Supper'sReady, The MusicalBox, ChamberOf32Doors and ReturnOfTheGiantHogweed, which I am hoping they do. Steve's band really kicks ass! I'll be at the SoCal show as soon as they get back on dry land.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:56 pm 
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Listened to Closer To The Edge and I like YES. This album sounded so clean, fresh and sparkly that they must be a Canadian band. Not that there's anything wrong with that. :lol:

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 4:26 pm 
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Yes is British, K_Kiirk.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 4:33 pm 
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I am a big Relayer fan. Although it is easy to understand people's reserve about it. I have a funny tale about this album. When I first bought the CD, back in 1993 I listened to the intro for Sound Chaser for the first time... And then I took it back to the store, told the seller the CD was "scratched" (as we say), he put it for 30 s and agreed with me, changed the CD copy. Till this day I don't know if the CD was indeed fucked up or if it was only the weird music in it :mrgreen:

Looking forward their May 2013 gigs in Brazil 8)

Cheers I hadn't listened to that for years, you have triggered a mini Yes revival

My fav Yes album, though, must be Close to the Edge (click the pic below), by far...

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 4:44 pm 
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Yes is British, K_Kiirk.

I'll try and aim my jokes lower, so they don't go over your head. :mrgreen:
Thanx for the info, little bro'. Yes is an English band. Not that there's anything wrong with that. They just sound so squeaky clean, like a Canadian meadow after a snowfall. :lol:

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 5:04 pm 
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sorry K_Kiirk.

I still don't get the Canadian joke. Oh well. maybe it's your delivery. NBD anyhow. 8)

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sorry K_Kiirk.

I still don't get the Canadian joke. Oh well. maybe it's your delivery. NBD anyhow. 8)

I shoulda' used Fed-Ex,eh? :mrgreen: NBD.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:05 am 
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Mr_Green_Genes wrote:
When I first bought the CD, back in 1993 I listened to the intro for the first time... And then I took it back to the store, told the seller the CD was "scratched" (as we say), he put it for 30 s and agreed with me, changed the CD copy. Till this day I don't know if the CD was indeed fucked up or if it was only the weird music in it

I've read about this actually. I think they used a mobile studio to record the album, but it had such a shitty setup. I've got the 90's cd as well and if you listen with headphones, you can hear all this distortion / fuzz pushed to one side of the stereo.


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:16 am 
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...although I was referring to a tempo, rhythm thing, I guess...

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:36 am 
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Mr_Green_Genes wrote:
I am a big Relayer fan. … When I first bought the CD, back in 1993 …

I bought Relayer in 1975 when I was 14 years old. I must have listened to it a million times since then (on CD in the meantime). To this day the album sounds as fresh to me like on the first day. IMO Yes really peaked with that album and they could have stopped afterwards. If I had to make a choice, Relayer would be my one and only favourite album of all time.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:52 am 
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in If I had to make a choice, Relayer would be my one and only favourite album of all time.

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Of Yes albums or all music albums? :?

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Wow K_Kiirk! right over your head, Zoooommmm!

It is obvious to me that YES is his favorite band. 8)

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Wow K_Kiirk! right over your head, Zoooommmm!

It is obvious to me that YES is his favorite band. 8)

But on a Zappa site. Hurumph! Tell me it ain't so! :o

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Maybe the answer is in the sparkling mountains of Canada?

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never followed the band much after yessongs; recently watched the yessongs dvd, sound is about the same quality as on the record, but only a few tracks are from the album, the rest are from the rainbow shows

no info on the album tracks, and very little out there in the yes fan data base; mainly speculation, a few confirmed tracks from one or more london shows, nothing like the zappa resources available ... there must be tapes out there or the yes mob aren't nearly as retentive as the fz posse

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slime wrote: never followed the band much after yessongs

That is your loss my friend. Lots of great Yes music after 1973.

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Tall Dark Stranger wrote:
there must be tapes out there or the yes mob aren't nearly as retentive as the fz posse

? No Yeskateers ? :cry:

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a quick search turns up a pretty good site, looks like a 1-man operation: http://forgotten-yesterdays.com/index.asp



192 boots, 1555 shows, 51 official releases, 287 songs, youtube list, reviews, venues, dates, lineups, ticket stubs, tourbooks ... who knew


coevad wrote:
...Lots of great Yes music after 1973
no doubt, but that discussion is going on 2 tours old, and should only be re-flogged on the original thread a few cliks away

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slime.oofytv.set wrote:
a quick search turns up a pretty good site, looks like a 1-man operation: http://forgotten-yesterdays.com/index.asp



192 boots, 1555 shows, 51 official releases, 287 songs, youtube list, reviews, venues, dates, lineups, ticket stubs, tourbooks ... who knew


Wow! Forgotten Yesterdays is back online?! It's been given a new makeover too. :shock:

Thanks for the link! :twisted:

You know, if you want to see what the site used to look like, there's an archive link out there somewhere... :wink:




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Since everyone else is rating Yes' career, my take on them is that Yessongs is probably the best live album I've ever heard. And overall, Yes absolutely KILLED IT from 1971-1980. But since then, it's been spotty...

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:20 pm 
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KAPT.KIIRK wrote:
Thinman wrote:
If I had to make a choice, Relayer would be my one and only favourite album of all time.

Of Yes albums or all music albums? :?

Of all albums, if I really had to make a choice. But fortunately I don't have to make a choice.

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… It is obvious to me that YES is his favorite band. 8)

No. YES is not my favourite band.

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… Since everyone else is rating Yes' career, my take on them is that Yessongs is probably the best live album I've ever heard. And overall, Yes absolutely KILLED IT from 1971-1980. But since then, it's been spotty...

For a change I'm 100% with you here.

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