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Mabel Greer’s Toyshop, “Electric Funeral” from New Way Of Life (2015): One Track Mind

Mabel Greer’s Toyshop, “Electric Funeral” from New Way Of Life (2015): One Track Mind

A Yes pre-cursor group, Mabel Greer’s Toyshop has returned — with a whole new set of connections to the legendary prog amalgam.

Trevor Rabin, Jon Anderson + Tony Kaye on the curious legacy of Yes’ “Owner of a Lonely Heart”

Trevor Rabin, Jon Anderson + Tony Kaye on the curious legacy of Yes’ “Owner of a Lonely Heart”

Trevor Horn, Jon Anderson and Tony Kaye join us to discuss Yes’ “Owner of a Lonely Heart,” issued as a single in October 1983.

Gimme Five: Joey Molland and Tony Kaye remember Pete Ham, Tom Evans and Badfinger

Gimme Five: Joey Molland and Tony Kaye remember Pete Ham, Tom Evans and Badfinger

Badfinger had endured its share of bad luck before April 24, 1975, to be sure. But everything changed on that awful day, when Pete Ham — singer and composer of so many of their hits — committed suicide.

Post-Yes Songs By Billy Sherwood: Gimme Five

Post-Yes Songs By Billy Sherwood: Gimme Five

A primer on Yes alum Billy Sherwood’s subsequent solo career, including work with ex-bandmate Chris Squire and with Circa.

Exclusive stream: William Shatner with George Duke and Billy Sherwood, “Where Does Time Go” (2013)

Exclusive stream: William Shatner with George Duke and Billy Sherwood, “Where Does Time Go” (2013)

A new prog-rock project from William Shatner has already garnered headlines for its collaborations with former members of Yes. Ponder the Mystery also includes final recordings with the late George Duke.

Circa – Circa: 2007 (2013)

Circa – Circa: 2007 (2013)

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.

Gimme Five: Jon Anderson on Yes’ “And You and I,” “Endless Dream,” “I’ve Seen All Good People”

Gimme Five: Jon Anderson on Yes’ “And You and I,” “Endless Dream,” “I’ve Seen All Good People”

Jon Anderson stopped by before embarking on a new solo tour of Australia and New Zealand to discuss a few key moments from his career — including key Yes tracks from Close to the Edge and The Yes Album.

Deep Cuts: Post-1970s Yes, including ‘Machine Messiah,’ ‘State of Play,’ ‘New State of Mind,’ others

Deep Cuts: Post-1970s Yes, including ‘Machine Messiah,’ ‘State of Play,’ ‘New State of Mind,’ others

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQsmlwOYo7w&w=500&h=305] Anyone can recite, bass line and verse, their favorite moments from Yes’ seminal 1972 release Close to the Edge. Everybody knows about the mountains coming out of the sky, and how they stood there, too.

‘Suddenly, I realized Billy could kick ass': Circa’s Tony Kaye on switch to guitar for Sherwood

‘Suddenly, I realized Billy could kick ass': Circa’s Tony Kaye on switch to guitar for Sherwood

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hejPQXRYhc8&w=500&h=305] Having cemented a new line up in Brazil, Circa returned on a musical roll. Co-founding keyboardist Tony Kaye says fans can expect an new concert souvenir called Circa: Live from Here There and Everywhere soon.

Gimme Five: Tony Kaye remembers Yes, Badger and Badfinger

Gimme Five: Tony Kaye remembers Yes, Badger and Badfinger

Tony Kaye joins us to talk about key moments from his time in Yes, Badger and Badfinger — including “Yours Is No Disgrace,” “Hold On” and “Starship Trooper,” among others.