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‘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.

‘How do I handle this?’: Alan White struggled with a key moment on Yes’ Heaven and Earth

‘How do I handle this?’: Alan White struggled with a key moment on Yes’ Heaven and Earth

In a twist, Yes’ drummer co-wrote perhaps the new album’s biggest ballad.

Gimme Five: Overlooked Yes Albums (And Why Some of  Them Should Be)

Gimme Five: Overlooked Yes Albums (And Why Some of Them Should Be)

For every ‘Fragile,’ Yes has several other projects that are routinely ignored.

Yes – Heaven and Earth (2014)

Yes – Heaven and Earth (2014)

More often than not, this amounts to prog for the easy-listening set.

A moment in time: Will Jon Anderson fans ever ‘Believe Again’ in Yes?

A moment in time: Will Jon Anderson fans ever ‘Believe Again’ in Yes?

Mike Tiano argues that the ex-frontman was far more than just the voice of Yes.

One Track Mind: Yes, “Believe Again” from Heaven and Earth (2014)

One Track Mind: Yes, “Believe Again” from Heaven and Earth (2014)

You have to wonder what the reaction to this music would be, without the expectations.

‘I’m still fully realizing what that means’: Inside Jon Davison’s whirlwind ascension as Yes’ frontman

‘I’m still fully realizing what that means’: Inside Jon Davison’s whirlwind ascension as Yes’ frontman

He got the job without auditioning, and was on the road with Yes a month later.

Something Else! sneak peek: Yes, “Believe Again” from Heaven and Earth (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Yes, “Believe Again” from Heaven and Earth (2014)

Jon Davison says a lengthy period on the road smoothed the way for his first studio work with Yes.

‘He’s doing a great job’: For mixer Billy Sherwood, Yes’ Jon Davison has been a revelation

‘He’s doing a great job’: For mixer Billy Sherwood, Yes’ Jon Davison has been a revelation

Davison has taken on a more creative role since replacing Benoit David.

Rick Wakeman – White Rock (1977; 2014 reissue)

Rick Wakeman – White Rock (1977; 2014 reissue)

Composed for a forgettable documentary on the 1976 Winter Games, Rick Wakeman’s ‘White Rock’ still offers moments of very real discovery.