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Steve Howe’s The Grand Scheme of Things underscored his wider impact on Yes: ‘I’m getting chills up my spine’

Steve Howe’s The Grand Scheme of Things underscored his wider impact on Yes: ‘I’m getting chills up my spine’

This dextrous, often overlooked project showcased Howe’s lyrical gift.

‘This is something I could really get into’: Steve Cropper on the often-forgotten influence of bluesman Jimmy Reed

‘This is something I could really get into’: Steve Cropper on the often-forgotten influence of bluesman Jimmy Reed

One key element kept him from following in Reed’s footsteps, though.

Geoff Downes and Chris Squire on the enduring legacy of 1980’s Drama: ‘Very much a turning point for Yes’

Geoff Downes and Chris Squire on the enduring legacy of 1980’s Drama: ‘Very much a turning point for Yes’

The first Jon Anderson-less Yes album has received a critical reevaluation of late.

Merrell Fankhauser on UFOs, books and — oh! — music: Something Else! Interview

Merrell Fankhauser on UFOs, books and — oh! — music: Something Else! Interview

A pioneer of instrumental surf music, Fankhauser has become a grand guitar king.

‘I’m still kind of shocked and delirious’: Nils Lofgren goes inside his personal new box set

‘I’m still kind of shocked and delirious’: Nils Lofgren goes inside his personal new box set

This hand-picked nine-CD, one-DVD collection arrives today.

‘I had exactly 17 dollars!’: Lack of a quarter almost cost Steve Cropper his Hall of Fame career

‘I had exactly 17 dollars!’: Lack of a quarter almost cost Steve Cropper his Hall of Fame career

As a youngster, he pined for one of those Sears and Roebuck flat-top acoustics.

‘A very romantic, sexy and happy song’: Maria Muldaur on her ageless ‘Midnight at the Oasis’

‘A very romantic, sexy and happy song’: Maria Muldaur on her ageless ‘Midnight at the Oasis’

She says it elicits “very happy and, dare I say it, X-rated memories.”

‘It invigorates the whole band’: Toto’s Steve Lukather praises Joseph Williams ahead of big U.S. tour

‘It invigorates the whole band’: Toto’s Steve Lukather praises Joseph Williams ahead of big U.S. tour

Toto has begun rehearsals for fall American dates with Michael McDonald.

Something Else! Interview: Punk pioneer Jeff Wolfe of the Furys

Something Else! Interview: Punk pioneer Jeff Wolfe of the Furys

Decades later, Wolfe has launched a rejuvenated line-up of the Furys.

‘Some of it was a little bit overblown’: Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson on prog rock’s ups and downs

‘Some of it was a little bit overblown’: Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson on prog rock’s ups and downs

Anderson says he and contemporaries in ELP and Yes were often just showing off.