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‘You get an instant feeling to sing': Jon Anderson talks about his remarkable post-Yes resurgence

‘You get an instant feeling to sing': Jon Anderson talks about his remarkable post-Yes resurgence

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8nyL5ksJqs&w=500&h=305] Four years ago, Jon Anderson was in the midst of a series of medical crises. You’d never know it these days, as the ex-Yes vocalist has emerged on a creative jag unseen across his legendary career.

‘We’ll see how this one goes': Chris Squire says Yes could perform more complete albums

‘We’ll see how this one goes': Chris Squire says Yes could perform more complete albums

Chris Squire confirms that Yes won’t be returning to the studio until at least 2014, and that a new tour won’t perhaps be the last to feature performances of complete albums from their legendary past.

Guitarist Steve Howe quits Asia; see a video of his replacement Sam Coulson

Guitarist Steve Howe quits Asia; see a video of his replacement Sam Coulson

The convoluted history of Asia continues with the second departure of Steve Howe. He will remain guitarist in Yes, with whom he has been performing in tandem since 2006.

‘I wouldn’t jump the gun': Alan White says new Yes album likely isn’t happening any time soon

‘I wouldn’t jump the gun': Alan White says new Yes album likely isn’t happening any time soon

Last July, stalwart Yes man Chris Squire told us “the next thing” the band will do is record a new album. Not so fast, counters long-time drummer Alan White.

‘I haven’t put it in the oven yet': Ex-Yes frontman Jon Anderson still at work on long-awaited Olias sequel

‘I haven’t put it in the oven yet': Ex-Yes frontman Jon Anderson still at work on long-awaited Olias sequel

Jon Anderson isn’t fronting Yes anymore — but he isn’t slowing down either. Upcoming projects include a sequel to his solo debut as well as a collaboration with Rickie Lee Jones sideman Jeff Pevar.

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.

Yes’ upcoming North American tour to include complete readings of three 1970s-era albums

Yes’ upcoming North American tour to include complete readings of three 1970s-era albums

Yes’ 2013 North American tour will feature a trio of 1970s-era albums, performed in their entirety — including The Yes Album from ’71, Close to the Edge from ’72 and Going for the One from ’77.

‘People find out. It isn’t that easy': Original singer Jon Anderson on the difficulties of fronting Yes

‘People find out. It isn’t that easy': Original singer Jon Anderson on the difficulties of fronting Yes

Jon Anderson says he completely understands the difficulties that replacement vocalist Benoit David had in taking over. Yes’ founding frontman says he spent decades developing the needed stamina.

‘It was challenging for me, but I got there': Jimmy Page on his aborted 1980s collaboration with Yes

Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page remembers an abandoned early-1980s supergroup with two members of Yes in a new Rolling Stone interview, saying they had “good synchronicity.”