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Yes, “Starship Trooper” from The Yes Album (1971): YESterdays

Yes, “Starship Trooper” from The Yes Album (1971): YESterdays

Yes’ first epic triumph arrives, as contributions by Jon Anderson, Steve Howe and Chris Squire are stitched together to make “Starship Trooper.”

Billy Sherwood on replacing Chris Squire, solo work + what’s next for Yes: Something Else! Interview

Billy Sherwood on replacing Chris Squire, solo work + what’s next for Yes: Something Else! Interview

Billy Sherwood recently found himself in a position that was both enviable and deeply sad: Replacing his mentor Chris Squire in Yes.

Yes, “Clap” from The Yes Album (1971): YESterdays

Yes, “Clap” from The Yes Album (1971): YESterdays

Initially, it might have been difficult to imagine a three-minute acoustic Yes track having such an impact. Then Steve Howe begins playing “Clap.”

On Yes and the Hall of Fame: Enough is enough; I’m talking to YOU, Dave Grohl

On Yes and the Hall of Fame: Enough is enough; I’m talking to YOU, Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl pushed hard for Rush’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In a new editorial, Mike Tiano urges him to do the same for Yes.

Yes, “Yours is No Disgrace” from The Yes Album (1971): YESterdays

Yes, “Yours is No Disgrace” from The Yes Album (1971): YESterdays

Believed to be Yes’ first anti-war song, “Yours is No Disgrace” features some of Jon Anderson’s most visual, yet compact lyrics.

AndersonPonty Band, “I See You Messenger” (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

AndersonPonty Band, “I See You Messenger” (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

AndersonPonty Band’s “I See You Messenger” is a meeting of the minds between two still-vibrant and visionary musicians from the ’70s.

Yes’ lacquered Big Generator dashed my high hopes after breakthrough with 90125

Yes’ lacquered Big Generator dashed my high hopes after breakthrough with 90125

‘Big Generator’ arrived amid much anticipation on Sept. 17, 1987, some four years after Yes’ reinvention with ‘90125.’ What went wrong?

Yes, “Time and a Word” from Time and a Word (1970): YESterdays

Yes, “Time and a Word” from Time and a Word (1970): YESterdays

This Yes ballad has displayed a striking durability since becoming the unlikely but quite effective closer on 1970’s ‘Time and a Word.’

Yes’ Magnification marked a turning point: ‘That was a bit of a nightmare’

Yes’ Magnification marked a turning point: ‘That was a bit of a nightmare’

Steve Howe and Chris Squire talked to us about Yes’ ‘Magnification.’ Released on Sept. 11, 2001, it would be their final album with Jon Anderson.

Yes, “Astral Traveller” from Time and a Word (1970): YESterdays

Yes, “Astral Traveller” from Time and a Word (1970): YESterdays

In direct contrast to the prior Jon Anderson-penned track, “Astral Traveller” rocks as hard as anything on Yes’ ‘Time and a Word.’