Tag Archives: Yes


13/7/17 – Yes – And You And I – 1972 / Close To The Edge – 1972 / Fragile – 1971 / The Yes Album – 1971

Tomorrow, Olivia and I will head off to the Night Of The Prog festival at Loreley in Germany, a festival that she hosts and will include Prog Rock giants Yes. It took me years to see Yes even though I had their records in the seventies. I eventually saw them at Sydney Entertainment centre sometime […]

Flash Small Beginnings Sngle Cover

30/6/15 – Flash – Small Beginnings – 1972

St. Louis sits on the western bank of the Mississippi river in the state of Missouri and was founded in 1764 by French fur traders, Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau and named after Louis IX (25 April 1214 – 25 August 1270). He was a merciful king and a devout catholic, he supported the arts and introduced many progressive ideas, including the […]

Mabel Greer's Toyshop B:W pic

29/6/15 – Mabel Greer’s Toyshop – Beyond and Before – 1968

Continuing with the tribute to Chris Squire, this sweet Psychedelic gem is from pre Yes band, Mabel Greer’s Toyshop and sounds remarkably like early Pink Floyd. Hear that bass guitar – the sound of Yes is born! The band also featured the first Yes guitar player, Peter Banks, he and Squire had played together in pre […]