Yes’ “Sweet Dreams” may have a decidedly non-progressive rock feel, but it is one of the stronger compositions on 1970’s ‘Time and a Word.’
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An inventive and frenzied drum part from Bill Bruford helps propel Jon Anderson’s “Then” into the upper echelon of early Yes songs.
‘Time and a Word’ opens with “No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed,” a Yes song which doesn’t quite sound like Yes.
Yes knows a thing of two about survival. As such, it seems only fitting that the last song on their debut is so titled.
Has Yes finally hit upon a successor to Jon Anderson who diehard fans will accept? Keyboardist Geoff Downes thinks so – and here’s why.
A promising-but-still-transitional composition from Jon Anderson, Bill Bruford and Chris Squire, “Harold Land” points to bigger things from Yes.
“Yesterday and Today,” from Yes’ 1969 debut album, finds the world’s greatest progressive rock band sounding anything but progressive.
Released this week in 1971, ‘The Yes Album’ was their big-bang moment, a project where the full scope of Yes’ genius began to take shape.
Jon Anderson remembers “And You and I,” which became Yes’ fourth consecutive Top 50 single after its release this week in 1972.
Jon Anderson and Trevor Rabin discuss the creative process that led to Yes’ deeply underrated ‘Shoot High, Aim Low,’ released as a single on Dec. 31, 1987.