Yes drummer Alan White says the band’s on-going sessions with producer Roy Thomas Baker have little in common with a failed attempt at collaborating back in Paris in the late 1970s.
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We’re celebrating the late George Harrison’s birthday by revisiting some signature moments with collaborators from his earliest days of post-Beatles music making.
Turns out, John Lennon was just as mercurially intriguing to those who shared studio time with the late Beatles star as he was to those who simply purchased the music.
‘We’re just kind of feeling our way’: Alan White, Jon Davison discuss prospect of new music from Yes
Jon Davison has been with Yes for about a year and half, time that’s largely been spent revisiting a trio of the group’s 1970s recordings on tour. Now, he and drummer Alan White talk about the prospect of new music.
Arriving in a period in which Yes wasn’t doing studio work, and including contributions from no less than five musicians with ties to the band, the comparisons for Circa came early and often. A new reissue from Cleopatra underscores the differences.
Last July, stalwart Yes man Chris Squire told us “the next thing” the band will do is record a new album. Not so fast, counters long-time drummer Alan White.
Yes’ 2013 North American tour will feature a trio of 1970s-era albums, performed in their entirety — including The Yes Album from ’71, Close to the Edge from ’72 and Going for the One from ’77.
Something Else! Playlists: 2011 Yes remix, with extras from Jon Anderson, Billy Sherwood and Alan White
It has been, quite literally, the best of times and the worst of times for fans of Yes.
As with last year’s inaugural edition, The Official™ SomethingElse! year-ending Top 10 list requires two or more of us to be in agreement as we gathered around the watercooler at SER Towers. It’s no easy task.
There are records that are frankly too loud to be jazz, and swing too much to be rock. This is the slot for those things — a place where you’ll find everyone from Tony Levin and Derek Sherinian from Black Country Communion to Nels Cline and Bill Frisell.