Jon Anderson

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Not Fade Away: Four Sides, Four Songs – ‘Tales From Topographic Oceans’ by Yes

The shortest song was eighteen and a half minutes.

01/10/2014

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Hendrix At 70: From Lemmy To Frampton, Legends Sound off

Tuesday (November 27) marks 70 years since the birth of Jimi Hendrix, the man who changed electric guitar and rock’n’roll forever. For the past few weeks, CBS Local has discussed the man’s impact with musicians who came after him, his peers, and even one of his main inspirations. Everyone felt his influence, whether it was on their guitar playing, or their singing. Some even found a new direction for their life thanks to Jimi.

11/26/2012

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Hendrix At 70: “I’d Never Seen Anything Like It In My Life” – Jon Anderson Of Yes

“I saw him playing with The Experience at a small club in Munich, about 250 people. He’d just released (his debut single) ‘Hey Joe,’ the album was coming out that month. It was remarkable, the energy that was coming off stage, I’d never seen anyting like it in my life, and I’d seen a lot of people by then.” – Jon Anderson

11/25/2012

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Jon Anderson Talks Rick Wakeman, Trevor Rabin, Football

“Rick’s recording as we speak,” Anderson says. “He said he’d send me some music this month or next month. And then I would send it to Trevor. We’d actually written a couple of songs, me and Trevor, and me and Rick have written a couple.” Last time, Anderson said he couldn’t imagine an Anderson/Wakeman/Rabin tour, but he may have warmed up to the idea. If they do tour, fans shouldn’t expect a Yes “greatest hits” show.

09/06/2012

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Hear Jon Anderson’s 2014 World Cup Tribute Song

Soccer fans all over the world are getting excited for the 2014 World Cup. Former Yes frontman Jon Anderson is actually doing something about his excitement: the prolific singer/songwriter has a new song and video expressing his anticipation for what is arguably the biggest sporting event in the world.

08/22/2012

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Yes: New Studio Album In 2013, Not With Jon Anderson

Prog-rock giants Yes say they may have a new album, with their latest new singer Jon Davison, as soon as next year. That would be just two years after their last album, which featured their last singer, Benoit David.

08/17/2012

Bassist Chris Squire, the only man to play on every Yes album, seen here in 2006 (Getty Images/Michael Buckner/Stringer)

Rock Flashback: Yes, It’s “Fragile”

In 1971, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Yes[/lastfm] added a new member, synthesizer wizard [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Rick Wakeman[/lastfm], whose facility with electronic keyboards was more appropriate to the band’s aspirations than the piano and organ of founding keyboard player [lastfm […]

12/02/2011

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