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  1. The Greatest Band You've Never Heard Of: The Story of Happy The ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Friends of Liberty

    ... An oddballnever given to New Wave or Top 40I was addicted to progressive rock and so were all my friends: early Genesis, Yes and Pink Floyd, Gentle Giant, and maestros as John McLaughlin and his Mahavishnu Orchestra, Steve Morse and the Dixie Dregs, ...

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  2. Tony Kaye discusses his scary Yes Album-era injury: 'We hit a car head on'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Something Else! Reviews

    The Yes Album , released in February 1971, finds Yes on the cusp of all of its looming greatness - though a few key elements are still missing. Not least of them was album-cover artist Roger Dean, who would echo and bolster Yes' sound with a series of remarkable images, beginning on the subsequent Fragile project.

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  3. Music for the MassesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Clubplanet

    ... that is part of it for Tritone, they are using the reference more for the ubiquitous infomercial with the hard sell. Yes, it is banging hard electro, but wait there's more. It gets faster and harder before dropping down to pretty trance sounds like ...

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  4. Camel Star Chris Rainbow Dead At 68Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | ContactMusic.com

    ... Parsons dissolved the group in 1988. He also recorded and toured with Camel and appeared on solo albums recorded by Yes frontman Jon Anderson. He also tasted solo success in the late 1970s. Camel star Andy Latimer tells Classic Rock, "So sad to hear ...

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  5. Acclaimed guitarist Tony McManus leads the way in this week's roots music columnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Chronicle Live

    ... by other folk-related guitarists - Dick Gaughan, for example - and from other fields like Tommy Emmanuel and former Yes guitarist, Steve Howe. McManus has played acoustic guitar from early childhood, initially learning from his parents' record ...

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  6. Edinburgh Festivals Daily Guide: 9 AugustRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2013 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    ... (he's currently on his fourth). He lived to excess and played music to excess, as a member of prog-rock potentates Yes. ( read more ) From proud warrior in Game of Thrones to troubled teen to foul-mouthed Victorian, Gemma Whelan is nothing if not ...

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  7. The 10 Best Piano-Playing Rock Frontmen of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | City Pages

    ... of all time. 10. Rick Wakeman Flash and finesse make Wakeman unique among his peers. Whether sharing the stage with Yes or taking the solo spotlight creating musical extravaganzas about H.G. Wells's Journey to the Center of the Earth and the six ...

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  8. Ten Best Piano-Playing Rock Stars of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Miami New Times

    ... Elton himself. 10. Rick Wakeman Flash and finesse make Wakeman unique among his peers. Whether sharing the stage with Yes or taking the solo spotlight creating musical extravaganzas about HG Wells' Journey to the Center of the Earth and the six ...

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  9. Ten Greatest Piano-Playing Rock Stars of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Miami New Times

    ... Elton himself. 10. Rick Wakeman Flash and finesse make Wakeman unique among his peers. Whether sharing the stage with Yes or taking the solo spotlight creating musical extravaganzas about HG Wells' Journey to the Center of the Earth and the six ...

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  10. Yes Guitarist Steve Howe Looks Back on Solo Career with Two-CD "Anthology" CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | WJZW-FM Washington

    Steve Howe is best known for his contributions as lead guitarist for the prog-rock bands Yes and Asia , but he also has had a prolific solo career. The 67-year-old musician has dug into his extensive back catalog to compile a retrospective of his solo work titled Anthology , which will be released as a two-CD set and digital download on March 10. The 33-track collection is made up mostly of songs taken from the dozen-plus studio albums Howe released spanning his 1975 debut Beginnings through 2011's Time .

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  11. Jon Anderson, Steve Howe + Tony Kaye on The Yes Album: 'It was a special time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Something Else! Reviews

    The Yes Album , released this week in 1971, was Yes' big-bang moment, a project where the full scope of their looming genius began to take shape. It was also a critical junction point, as Steve Howe replaced late guitarist Peter Banks , while fellow co-founder Tony Kaye took a final bow.

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  12. Rick Wakeman, The Six Wives of Henry VIII ***** / The Myths and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | York Press

    Rick Wakeman, The Six Wives of Henry VIII ***** / The Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table **** Rick Wakeman, The Six Wives of Henry VIII ***** / The Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table **** Rick Wakeman, The Six Wives of Henry VIII ***** / The Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table **** ERSTWHILE Yes keyboardist and sparkly cloak-wearer extraordinaire Rick Wakeman comes from an era where virtuoso was yet to become a dirty word. 'Tomorrow's superstar' Melody Maker rightly predicted in 1970, but six years later, in the aftermath of punk, Wakeman was seen as a dinosaur.

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  13. New Recording: Steve Howe "Anthology" Available March 10 from RhinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | All About Jazz

    ... various guitarists. The other is the flamenco-flavored track 'Mood For A Day," one of Howe's signature songs with Yes. The version included here is taken from the 1993 album, Symphonic Music of Yes, which features Howe and the English Chamber ...

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  14. Steve Howe Curates New Solo 2-Disc AnthologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Guitar Player

    Guitarist Steve Howe played an integral role in shaping the sound of Yes and Asia and he's enjoyed a long and prolific career as a solo artist with more than a dozen studio albums to his credit. He has handpicked 33 tracks from his vast and varied discography for Anthology , a new retrospective drawing primarily from the studio albums he recorded between 1975 and 2011.

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  15. Yes, "Beyond and Before" from Yes (1969): YESterdaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Something Else! Reviews

    Yes, the world's greatest progressive rock band, has long been in a state of perpetual change. That starts with their 1969 self-titled debut, a promising blend of jazz, rock and folk that only hints at the greatness to come.

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  16. Vajra's 'Blind (Blood Mix)' Ranks Top 30 Song of 2014 on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | PRWeb

    Vajra's song "Blind " is #30 on Rockfile Radio Ice's Top 50 Songs of 2014 along with Opeth, Karnivool, Katatonia, Within Temptation, Yes and Dream Theater. The chart is based on the most requested and played songs of the year from Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014 .

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  17. Rick Wakeman - Lighthouse, PooleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Bournemouth Echo

    URSINE is a word that could have been invented to describe Rick Wakeman, but this great bear of a man has the fingers of an angel. Here was the ex-Yes star and session player to virtually anyone alive in the 1970s chuckling through a few lifetime anecdotes and demonstrating his absolute skill on the piano.

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  18. Sky 4: Person jumps from roof of Wilkinsburg home on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... BREAKING NEWS. FIRE IN WILKINSBURG WHERE ONE PERSON HAD TO JUMP FROM THE ROOF TO ESCAPE THE FLAMES. SAM? Reporter: YES, A THREE-STORY HOME. JUMPING FROM THE ROOF, VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. STILL DANGEROUS FOR FIREFIGHTERS. THEY CLIMBED INTO THE ...

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  19. Steve Hackett goes deep on Genesis, solo work and GTR: 'It was a fusion of influences'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... and textures as he worked out what must have been a torrent of emotions. Also included are two songs recorded with Yes co-founder Chris Squire ("Fire on the Moon" and "Nomads"), giving a preview of would become a full-scale collaboration on 2012's ...

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  20. Former Yes Frontman Jon Anderson Suffers Another Health SetbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    Jon Anderson 's health woes continue, as he reveals a new ailment that will require surgery. Anderson, who saw his former band Yes move on without him during a previous bout of respiratory illness , says he will have to undergo a procedure to correct a severe sinus issue.

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