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Yes, “Every Little Thing” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

Yes, “Every Little Thing” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

This Beatles cover show how unique original guitarist Peter Banks was, and how important his contributions were to the early Yes sound.

Yes, “I See You” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

Yes, “I See You” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

“I See You” hints at the wide-screen experimentation to come for Yes, though in this early incarnation they tend more to psychedelia than prog.

Yes, “Beyond and Before” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

Yes, “Beyond and Before” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

Preston Frazier’s new Yes series starts with their debut album’s opening cut — and, already, they are hinting at great things to come.

Peter Banks Empire – The Mars Tapes (2014)

Peter Banks Empire – The Mars Tapes (2014)

Peter Banks Empire is a lost treasure from a time when prog badly needed something to restore its creative momentum.

Exclusive: Video tribute to Peter Banks, founding guitarist of Yes and Flash

Exclusive: Video tribute to Peter Banks, founding guitarist of Yes and Flash

George Mizer, Peter Banks’ long-time manager and friend, is sharing a touching tribute video honoring the founding Yes guitarist on the one-year anniversary of his early passing. Stream it here!

Readers’ Top 10 for 2013: The Beatles, Peter Banks, the Band, Adrian Belew, Carcass, Led Zeppelin

Readers’ Top 10 for 2013: The Beatles, Peter Banks, the Band, Adrian Belew, Carcass, Led Zeppelin

Never mind that our readers’ top pick for 2013 was actually published on December 27, 2011. It’s part of a trend involving a certain mop-topped bunch.

Flash featuring Peter Banks – In Public (2013)

Seldom has a band name been more appropriate — sadly, thrillingly, completely appropriate. Flash, after all, was an often-stunning burst of musical prowess. And, it was of course, gone in all but an instant.

Something Else! sneak peek: Flash featuring Peter Banks – In Public (2013)

Something Else! sneak peek: Flash featuring Peter Banks – In Public (2013)

The live project that Peter Banks was completing at the time of the co-founding Yes guitarist’s death is set for release later this month. In Public finds him at work with his subsequent band Flash.

Prog Collective with Colin Moulding, John Wetton, Peter Banks, Billy Sherwood, others – Epilogue (2013)

The second Prog Collective project holds a series of intrigues for fans of Yes, as still more final recordings from the late Peter Banks surface. Another track features a partial reunion of the Relayer-era lineup

One Track Mind: Peter Banks, Sonja Kristina + Billy Sherwood, “Winter Time” from Fly Like an Eagle (2013)

One Track Mind: Peter Banks, Sonja Kristina + Billy Sherwood, “Winter Time” from Fly Like an Eagle (2013)

In yet another guest-packed project, the Billy Sherwood-produced Steve Miller tribute Fly Like an Eagle finds a special resonance with the inclusion of more final music from Peter Banks.