Yes review – prog-rock giants take virtuosic tour through golden oldies
There's Yes featuring (original singer) Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman. Then there's this one, kept going (after founding bassist Chris Squire's death in 2015), by guitarist Howe and drummer Alan White, whose back surgery has left him unable to perform for long. The rival band have ...
Review: Yes, Sage Gateshead
The virtuosity of guitarist Steve Howe's playing remains as good as ever – his acoustic playing on 'Mood For A Day', for example, was a joy - and singer Jon Davison, unphased by the high notes, proved an excellent replacement for Jon Anderson. Billy Sherwood filled the late Chris Squire's shoes on ...
Yes, “Without Hope You Cannot Start the Day” from Union (1991): YESterdays
Elias played the piano passages after the ones submitted by Rick Wakeman were deemed unsuitable for the song by the producer and Jon Anderson. Elias felt that Wakeman's piano flourishes distracted from the main theme. Steve Howe is again absent from a Yes song. He never submitted parts of the ...
Wednesday, 21 March 2018
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