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Poll Question: Which Yes song has the greatest guitar work/riff?
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17 [38.64%]
3 [6.82%]
11 [25.00%]
5 [11.36%]
7 [15.91%]
1 [2.27%]
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    Posted: July 26 2008 at 17:08
personally i really like the riffs from I've Seen All Good People
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 26 2008 at 17:40
They're all good, but Siberian Khatru for me.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 26 2008 at 17:48
"Siberian Khatru" is so much fun to play on the guitar.  It gets my vote.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 26 2008 at 19:10
I love everything about the marvelous LONG DISTANCE RUNAROUNDThumbs%20Up..Squire bass, Wakeman keys, Anderson angelic voice and of course Steve Howe great guitar!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 26 2008 at 21:54
Heart of the Sunrise or Siberian Khatru for me.

Both stunning and POWERful.

I'll go for Heart since it has no votes.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 26 2008 at 22:53
Another one for Siberian Khatru. Easily one of my favorite Yes riffs and one of the songs that got me into Yes.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 27 2008 at 08:45
From the list I would say Roundabout but a notable exception is Yours is no disgrace. The climax section with the interplay between keyboard runs and guitar is absolute prog heaven
was that just an Am augmented minor 9th i heard? nice!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 28 2008 at 13:47
Heart of the Sunrise but it could be any of these.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 28 2008 at 19:17
Siberian Khatru is one of my favorite riffs ever. I love how it progresses as the song moves on
"You want me to play what, Robert?"
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 28 2008 at 19:41
South Side Of The Sky is absolutely one of my favorite Yes songs, and Howe's guitar work really makes it, so it gets the vote. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2008 at 15:57
Siberian Khatru!!! My God! The fadeout solo he runs through towards the end is amazing! I can listen to just that all day. Why does it have to end?!?!?! 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2008 at 17:31
Does it have to be with Yes? I'd vote for Siberian Khatru but I think his best riff is Sketches in the Sun off the GTR album. Here's the link in case you haven't heard it before.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lj-k2PNFl2w




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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2008 at 20:51
Voted for the last choice Embarrassed


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 30 2008 at 04:09
Heart of the Sunrise for me.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 30 2008 at 13:55
One that is not on the list (but features some insane guitar work) is "To Be Over," one my personal favorites.  Speaking of Relayer, I think the band pooped out after doing "Gates of Delirium," and the beginning of "Sound Chaser," and that they must've slipped something Steve's tea and turned him loose in the studio.

Just a theory.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 30 2008 at 14:00
OK people - time for all of you to put "The Ancient" on your playlist.
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