Okay, so maybe we're a little biased. But how many fan bases have stuck around for 50 years and maintained this level of enthusiasm? Yes fans know everything there is to know about the band. Everything. And they love to share their passion. We came across this example of someone going above and beyond, on … Continue reading Why Yes Fans Art The BEST Fans. (Yet Another Example). You MUST Hear This!
UPDATE: Please submit by January 20. 2018 Do you have original photos that you've made of YES? We are putting together a large commemorative project to celebrate Yes' 50th Anniversary and need your help! We are looking for ORIGINAL photographs of the band FROM BEFORE 1988. The photos MUST BE YOUR OWN, not images purchased … Continue reading Official Yes 50th Anniversary Project: Photos Call For Entries!
No one should ever visit Nashville, Tennessee without visiting the greatest letterpress print shop on the planet: Hatch Show Print.
Steve Howe's passion for the guitar is legendary, as is his collection of fine instruments. But it is the beautiful Gibson ES-175 with which he is most closely associated, having coaxed so many classic Yes moments from its strings. And so when he picked up that iconic instrument during the hustle and bustle of Yestival … Continue reading Perfect Pairings: Steve Howe + Gibson ES-175; Leica M3 + Kodak Film
Of course, Geoff Downes nailed the Drama material on Yes' epic Topographic Drama tour -- after all, he helped originate that album during his first stint in the band. But it was his impassioned and stellar playing on the epic Tales From Topographic Oceans tunes that really blew us away. Here's one of our favorite … Continue reading This Photo of Yes’ Geoff Downes from Topographic Drama is One of Our Favorites
Chris Squire and Alan White's "Run With The Fox" was a happy message that Yes was not gone, after the all too soon dissolution of the Drama lineup. Fortunately, this once rare track continues to play on, thanks to subsequent releases like Chris Squire's Swiss Choir (reportedly featuring a new choir) and Yes' Yesyears boxed set. … Continue reading Holidays Are a Time to “Run With the Fox,” Chris Squire & Alan White
Billy Sherwood accepted the torch passed to him from Yes' "keeper of the flame" and has been running full speed with it ever since. His playing, his attention to detail and respect for the music, and even his showmanship seem to get better and better and better with each outing (see Is “Topographic Drama” Yes’ … Continue reading Yes’ Billy Sherwood on Topographic Drama & What Comes Next
If you grew up in America during the 1960s, the 1970s, or even on into the 1980s and beyond, the 1965 animated Peanuts television special, A Charlie Brown Christmas, was a seasonal tradition. And nothing offset that show's incredible melancholy sweetness more than Vince Guaraldi's fantastic soundtrack, highlighted by the exuberant "Linus & Lucy." Geoff … Continue reading Listen to Asia & Yes’ Geoff Downes’ Incredible Versatility on this Awesome Cover of Our All-Time Holiday Favorite!
Here's an excerpt from a longer, exclusive interview that will appear in a new project we're working on very soon! When we sat down to talk about the amazing Topographic Drama tour with Geoff Downes recently, we couldn't help but observe that some of the great music from the Drama days is a thread that weaves … Continue reading Yes’ Geoff Downes Talks Drama Rarities and That Album’s Defining Moment
We're thrilled to learn that original Yes keyboard player Tony Kaye will be performing with the full current Yes lineup of Steve Howe, Alan White, Geoff Downes, Jon Davison and Billy Sherwood on the #YES50 anniversary tour! No sooner did that news break than this incredible, almost never before seen footage of the original Yes … Continue reading Watch This Amazing Rare Footage of Yes from 1969!