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    Posted: August 03 2013 at 11:36
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Last important thing since the resurrection of Jesus Christ. (the comeback of Jon "Christ" Anderson)Stern Smile
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Post Options Post Options   Quote progbethyname Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 03 2013 at 13:41
Originally posted by rdtprog

Last important thing since the resurrection of Jesus Christ. (the comeback of Jon "Christ" Anderson)Stern Smile


I like this.

Nailed it. What not have John back is YES. He can still sing!
Belhold the power and gift of BEARD! As Damian Wilson sports a beard now his voice somehow got even better than it already was. :)
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And while we're at it let's get the Earth back in the center of the universe and Kim Deal back in the Pixies
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Originally posted by mongofa

And while we're at it let's get the Earth back in the center of the universe and Kim Deal back in the Pixies
 
 
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And do we need another Yes release since they haven't made a decent lp since Going For the One..?
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Post Options Post Options   Quote richardh Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 05 2013 at 01:29
Originally posted by dr wu23

Originally posted by mongofa

And while we're at it let's get the Earth back in the center of the universe and Kim Deal back in the Pixies
 
 
LOL
 
 
And do we need another Yes release since they haven't made a decent lp since Going For the One..?
Unhappy
 
 

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Post Options Post Options   Quote dr wu23 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 06 2013 at 00:02
Originally posted by richardh

Originally posted by dr wu23

Originally posted by mongofa

And while we're at it let's get the Earth back in the center of the universe and Kim Deal back in the Pixies
 
 
LOL
 
 
And do we need another Yes release since they haven't made a decent lp since Going For the One..?
Unhappy
 
 

Drama
Talk
Magnification

all decent imo
 
 
Drama has some decent tracks that capture that Yes sound and feel but Talk (Endless Dream is too long and not that good...) and Mag just don't have much to offer...imo.


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How about this one. A petition to keep Jon Anderson out of Yes and replace it with a petition to get Celine into Yes. I'd love to see how pathetic she would sound struggling through something like Heart Of The Sunrise.
                
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Post Options Post Options   Quote cstack3 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 06 2013 at 01:50
Originally posted by Vibrationbaby

How about this one. A petition to keep Jon Anderson out of Yes and replace it with a petition to get Celine into Yes. I'd love to see how pathetic she would sound struggling through something like Heart Of The Sunrise.

Justin Bieber would be even more embarrassing!  Ugh!  

Annie Haslam recently waxed poetic about how she'd enjoy singing in Yes, I say "bring it on!"
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I forgot about that other Canadian embarassment. I hope that punk wastes all his money and has to take his Ferrari to the pawn shop and ends up on skid row. I actually think that Annie could have done it. But she was a little on the softer side. It would be like having Maggie Reilly in Yes.Even though Jon sounded like a chick sometimes his vocals were powerful. I wonder what Yes would sound like with Jennie Haan? Nah that wouldn't have worked. Check out these videos :


                
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It was Rick Wakeman that said he saw Yes as being akin to a city symphony in that members will constantly be changing and that in 50 years (from the time of the interview) there would still be a Yes, just different, younger guys.
Jon Anderson has fulfilled his purpose in Yes.
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Jon Davison is fine but he is not Jon Anderson.........
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Originally posted by Yessongs

Jon Davison is fine but he is not Jon Anderson.........

I want Jon Anderson back but that is not facing the reality of age and illness as sad as that makes me--he's fragile and not up to what these boys are going to do until they drop.
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Go Ben!
Excuse-moi d'casser ton fun mais j'me cherche une rime pour automne
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Post Options Post Options   Quote The.Crimson.King Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 02 2013 at 22:58
Originally posted by twosteves

Originally posted by Yessongs

Jon Davison is fine but he is not Jon Anderson.........

I want Jon Anderson back but that is not facing the reality of age and illness as sad as that makes me--he's fragile and not up to what these boys are going to do until they drop.
  
Is Jon Anderson ill?  I haven't heard about this.
I'm using the chicken to measure it.
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Originally posted by The.Crimson.King

Originally posted by twosteves

Originally posted by Yessongs

Jon Davison is fine but he is not Jon Anderson.........

I want Jon Anderson back but that is not facing the reality of age and illness as sad as that makes me--he's fragile and not up to what these boys are going to do until they drop.
  
Is Jon Anderson ill?  I haven't heard about this.

No, I don't believe he is presently ill...I saw him in his "Voice of Yes" show a few years ago, and he was animated, happy and in top form! 

However, he did speak to us about Yes, and said that the others wanted to "be rockers," i.e. tour and play extensively.  I am sure that Jon, having had a bad run with his serious respiratory illness, just doesn't think that running around, playing casinos, cruise ships etc. would be all that good for him. 

Also, the band hasn't invited him back, which is a separate issue.  

I'd like to start a petition to keep Jon OUT of Yes!  Yes has degenerated into a parody of their former selves IMHO, Jon could do much better on his own or with close friends.  

Personally, he can keep producing new material like this as long as he wants to!   Check it out if you've never heard it!

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Post Options Post Options   Quote progbethyname Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 03 2013 at 00:19
^ what? Petition for John to keep being out of yes??? Noooooooooooo!

Belhold the power and gift of BEARD! As Damian Wilson sports a beard now his voice somehow got even better than it already was. :)
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Post Options Post Options   Quote richardh Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 03 2013 at 01:28
Originally posted by Yessongs

Jon Davison is fine but he is not Jon Anderson.........

The last 3 Glass Hammer albums are better then anything Yes have released since Talk. Yes are very lucky to have Davison.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote progbethyname Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 03 2013 at 01:35
looks like Yessongs poked the bear with Richard!

Can't mess with Rich's Glasshammer.
Belhold the power and gift of BEARD! As Damian Wilson sports a beard now his voice somehow got even better than it already was. :)
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How about a petition to get Chris Squire out of Yes..
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