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Poll Question: Which is your favourite of the first 10 Yes albums?
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1 [0.79%]
14 [11.11%]
18 [14.29%]
45 [35.71%]
18 [14.29%]
19 [15.08%]
5 [3.97%]
1 [0.79%]
4 [3.17%]
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 09:40
Fragile for me then probably Relayer and Close To The Edge
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 09:44
Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

Originally posted by Finnforest Finnforest wrote:

Tales. 

Yes' great adventure for the listener.  They created a grand work that unlike so many albums cannot be easily assimilated after a few plays.  Decades later I still can be surprised pleasantly by something I'll hear in the background.  It also has a satisfying, almost spiritual component that makes me feel good.  Everyone's playing knocks me out, especially Howe. 

I've said all this before in these polls, but Tales is special so I'll say it one more time. Smile

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She's an actress Snowie, though not a popular one, and I didn't choose her because of that.  I just like striking, beautiful portraits.  Her name is Jan Smithers and she used to be on WKRP In Cincy
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 10:23
^ I remember that show , must have been ages ago

Voted CTTE . Probably the best prog album of all time.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 10:26
Originally posted by Finnforest Finnforest wrote:

Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

Originally posted by Finnforest Finnforest wrote:

Tales. 

Yes' great adventure for the listener.  They created a grand work that unlike so many albums cannot be easily assimilated after a few plays.  Decades later I still can be surprised pleasantly by something I'll hear in the background.  It also has a satisfying, almost spiritual component that makes me feel good.  Everyone's playing knocks me out, especially Howe. 

I've said all this before in these polls, but Tales is special so I'll say it one more time. Smile

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She's an actress Snowie, though not a popular one, and I didn't choose her because of that.  I just like striking, beautiful portraits.  Her name is Jan Smithers and she used to be on WKRP In Cincy

I remember that show. That's going back a while.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 10:34
For me it's a close call between The Yes Album and Fragile.

Tales & Relayer get a bit too pompous for me at times. Even the longer tracks on CttE...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 11:16
Fragile is their ultimate masterwork for me.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 11:27
Relayer, followed by CTTE and Drama for me.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 11:57
TFTO
I must admit that CTTE is probably the all time best prog album, but TFTO is my favourite at the møment 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 12:08
The only one I can clearly say I like better than the others is Relayer.  The ones that come after that include Tales, The Yes Album, Close to the Edge, and Going for the One.  After that comes Fragile and Tormato.  At the bottom lies Yes, Time, and Drama, but it is not like I don't like these albums.  In fact, I think they are all great.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 12:51
1. Relayer
2. Fragile
3. Tales for Topographic Oceans
4. Close to the Edge
5. Yes
6. The Yes Album
7. Going for the One
8. Time and a Word
9. Drama
10. Tormato
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 13:03
Close to the Edge (my favorite album of all time), closely followed by Fragile and The Yes Album. Then nothing for a while.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 13:10
Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

Originally posted by Finnforest Finnforest wrote:

Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

Originally posted by Finnforest Finnforest wrote:

Tales. 

Yes' great adventure for the listener.  They created a grand work that unlike so many albums cannot be easily assimilated after a few plays.  Decades later I still can be surprised pleasantly by something I'll hear in the background.  It also has a satisfying, almost spiritual component that makes me feel good.  Everyone's playing knocks me out, especially Howe. 

I've said all this before in these polls, but Tales is special so I'll say it one more time. Smile

Who is the lovely lady in your avatar?


She's an actress Snowie, though not a popular one, and I didn't choose her because of that.  I just like striking, beautiful portraits.  Her name is Jan Smithers and she used to be on WKRP In Cincy

I remember that show. That's going back a while.

I used to really like that show.

As to the poll, GFTO, my first prog album, and still much loved.


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 13:52
1. Close To the Edge
2. Relayer
3. The Yes Album
4. Tales
5. Fragile
6. Going For The One
7. Debut
8. Time And A Word
9. Tormato
10. Drama



Edited by Fox On The Rocks - February 23 2013 at 13:53
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 14:24
Everything between Time and a Word and Going For the One included. At least I couldn't give up to any of them.

But I love 90125, too Big smile
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 16:27
Fragile over Relayer
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 16:37
Yes Album over Fragile.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 16:44
Close and Tales for me. But I have a big affection for Time and a Word.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 17:32
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 17:47
My Top 3 are:

Tales from Topographic Oceans
Close to the Edge
Drama
I am currently digging:

Hawkwind, Rare Bird, Gong, Tangerine Dream, Khan, Iron Butterfly, and all things canterbury and hard-psych. I also love jazz!

Please drop me a message with album suggestions.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 23 2013 at 18:34
I can't choose, but the three consecutive Close to the Edge, Tales, Relayer were the pinnacle for me.
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