Mike Tiano makes a new argument for Yes’ long-overdue induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Preston Frazier offers his thoughts on the best reissues and box sets from 2016, with two special honorable mentions.
“Madrigal” may be the only track on Yes’ disappointing 1978 album ‘Tormato’ which ends too soon.
Greg Lake was recording Emerson Lake and Palmer’s “Lucky Man” alone. Then Keith Emerson returned from the pub – and Lake had an idea.
Preston Frazier lists his five Best Concerts of 2016, with two special honorable mentions.
Mabel Greer’s Toyshop, the pre-Yes progressive rock legends, are offering listeners a taste of their forthcoming 2017 album.
This second song from Yes’ ‘Tormato’ has a more straight-ahead sensibility than we usually expect from the world’s greatest progressive rock band.
“Ministry of Life” is an excellent preface for what’s coming on ‘Esquire III: No Spare Planet,’ the third album from Yes co-founder Chris Squire’s ex-wife Nikki Squire.
As an opening track, “Future Times/Rejoice” is not a good omen for the rest of Yes’ ‘Tormato.’
Up until recently, “Awaken” was at the bottom of my list when I thought of Yes’ so-called epic songs.