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  1. Beatles' Tribute Out TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | 95.5 3WS

    "Keep Calm & Salute The Beatles," features everyone from Ann Wilson to Asia's John Wetton, to Leo Sayer and Helen Reddy, saluting the Fab Four ! Yes producer Billy Sherwood wanted a 70's Adult Contemporary sound for the album, which explains some of the artists on the project - check out Jack Bruce, in what's believed to be his last recording, and "Eleanor Rigby!" Read more here!


  2. Steve Hackett: WolflightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | All About Jazz

    ... and stylistic touchstones-and, after all, is that not one of progressive rock's most defining features?-including Yes bassist Chris Squire, Hackett and bassist/stick man Nick Beggs, singer Amanda Lehmann, violinist/violist Christine Townsend, ...


  3. Town to feature on TV star Rick Wakeman's showRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 25 | Boston Standard

    ... the BBC4 popular music series, on Friday at 9pm.a Rick performed at the Glider four times with his bands the Strawbs and Yes in the '70s and spoke highly of the venue, describing it as 'one of the great rock and roll venues'.


  4. Steve HoweRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | This Is Bristol

    Former Yes guitarist and prolific solo musician Steve Howe makes his inaugural visit to Colston Hall. Howe was the first rock guitarist to be inducted into the Guitar Player Hall Of Fame and was voted Best Overall Guitarist five times in a row by Guitar Player magazine.


  5. Multi-instrumentalist Stevie BlackeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Nuvo

    ... virtuoso David Grisman, Blacke asked his Berklee instructor to help him continue his mandolin studies. His teacher said yes, but only if Blacke also picked up the violin. Blacke then kept adding to his arsenal. "I just have a love of learning ...


  6. Jack Bruce, Ann Wilson Feature on Acoustic Beatles Tribute CompRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | RollingStone

    ... also among the 16 artists to supply tracks to the Beatles tribute comp. Keep Calm and Salute the Beatles was overseen by Yes producer Billy Sherwood, who contributes his own acoustic cover of "Something." Sherwood previously curated similar acoustic ...


  7. Ann Wilson, Jack Bruce and Others Pay Tribute to the Beatles on New AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... puts his own spin on "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away." Keep Calm and Salute the Beatles is produced by former Yes guitarist Billy Sherwood, who contributes his own take on "Something" to the project. In recent years, Sherwood has given us similar ...


  8. HuDost plays 'neo folk world rock' in DeLeon SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... collaboration with Steve Kilbey, lead singer and bassist of The Church. The album also features singer Jon Anderson of Yes on an eight-minute multi-level track titled "Omega." The record also features guest musicians on cello, drums, horns, pedal ...


  9. New Star-Studded Beatles Tribute Album Features Jack Bruce's Last Recording Wednesday, April 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    ... ex- Blood, Sweat and Tears frontman David Clayton-Thomas . Keep Calm and Salute The Beatles was put together by former Yes guitarist Billy Sherwood , who has overseen a slew of all-star tribute albums in recent years. The album will be available on ...


  10. Yes star to show fans what ita s like on the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ON THE ROAD AGAIN: Rick Wakeman's "Tales From the Tour Bus: Rock 'n' Roll on the Road" debuts on April 24. Former Yes star Rick Wakeman is fronting a new BBC show about a rock star's life on the road. The progressive rock veteran's "Tales From the Tour Bus: Rock 'n' Roll on the Road" takes a look at the glamorous side of touring and is scheduled to debut on April 24. Wakeman says, "From the '50s to the '80s these musical pirates could be glimpsed traveling the length and breadth of the country, changing the musical landscape as they went, playing wherever they could get a gig and risking everything for us.


  11. Keep Calm and Salute the Beatles Set for Release, 4/28Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 |

    ... Jones, Stephen Bishop and so many more. The entire project was overseen by producer extraordinaire Billy Sherwood (Yes), and will be made available to the public on April 28. Any Beatles fan worth their salt won't want to miss it! 1. Across The ...


  12. Q&A with green campaigner Martin HeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Basingstoke Gazette

    ... first record/CD you bought? They were called LPs in those days. The first one I remember was called Close to the Edge by Yes. It sort of sums up my life since. 4. What is the radio/television show you hate to miss? Test Match Special on the radio, ...


  13. Dear Guitar Hero: Richard Williams Discusses Kansas' History, Versatility and Lasting InfluenceRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Guitar World

    ... on the majority of your catalog, Kansas sounds like an American counterpart to European progressive rock bands such as Yes and King Crimson. Would you agree? - Albert Morris The heart of Kansas is in that style of music, but we don't sound like any ...


  14. Turbowolf: Two Hands [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 |

    ... form in little one-off interlude tracks in between by-the-book rockers as well as frontman Chris Georgiadis ' early Yes -style keyboard lines, " Two Hands " show some more appeals to a progressive rock mentality in terms of elaboration. The frenetic ...


  15. The British are comingRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Jerusalem Post

    ... cult band that in the 1970s used to be mentioned in the same breath as like-minded musical adventurers such as Yes, Genesis and King Crimson. But that determination was put to a test in 2012 when longtime musical partner Michael Dunford died ...


  16. Today in Rock: April 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 |

    ... Thelma Houston's "Don't Leave Me This Way" hits number one in the US. On this day in 1981 Chris Squire and Alan White of Yes begin rehearsals with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin. It doesn't lead anywhere. Yes reunites to release their ...


  17. Geoff Downes discusses Yes' challenges in replacing Jon...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Something Else! Reviews

    Has Yes finally hit upon a replacement for Jon Anderson who long-standing fans will accept? Geoff Downes think so, principally because Jon Davison has an involvement in the creative process that Benoit David didn't - and a comfort level that Trevor Horn didn't. "Jon Davison was a breath of fresh air for everybody, because he brings in this creativity," Downes says in a newly posted talk with BackstageAxxess .


  18. The music of Martin DeBourgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2009 |

    ... love of music doesn't stop at performing. Martin is an avid reader, spending as much time as possible in the library (Yes, the library) "We as Americans are in a unique position to go after any pursuit of knowledge we desire." says Martin, " I ...


  19. A Super Furry, record store day-loving, Watch with Williams this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | IcNetwork

    ... hibernation this one-hour show looks back over their career in the 20 years since they signed with Creation Records. Yes, yes, you'll have to record this as it clashes with the Furries documentary, but it's no great shakes, that's why we have ...


  20. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Gater 98.7 FM

    People this is an unreal chance to hear, over the course of a month way back in November 1972, how Yes coalesced their sound, growing each night on stage. I saw them at Tampa Stadium February 9th 1974 on the Tales From Topographic Oceans tour.