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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.’

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

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

Jon Anderson has written a few classic Yes songs by himself. Sadly, “Clear Days” from the 1970 release ‘Time and a Word’ is not one of them.

Geoff Downes talks up Yes’ often-forgotten Drama: ‘It’s a quite astonishing piece of work’

Geoff Downes talks up Yes’ often-forgotten Drama: ‘It’s a quite astonishing piece of work’

When a reworked Yes issued ‘Drama’ on August 18, 1980, it divided the loyalties of a stunned fanbase. Geoff Downes saw things differently.