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One Night, Three Albums, A Memorable Evening with Yes
03 Mar. 2013

One Night, Three Albums, A Memorable Evening with Yes


I hold no secrets about my love for Yes, I am the music lover I am today primarily because of them, going back to the mid seventies when I was a lad of six years old playing rock band with my older brothers to the Yessongs album. Mind you, this was old school rock band, no fancy controllers or scrolling screens to tell us when to hit the notes. We did it with tennis rackets, and did it with our ears and our hearts. I knew Yessongs inside out before I really came across any other bands, and my first large show was Yes on their 90125 tour. Since then, I have seen them numerous times, but when this tour was announced, I knew it was something special, and had to go. They were playing three albums, The Yes Album, Close to the Edge, and Going for the One in their entirety, at the amazing Warfield Theater in San Francisco. This, friends, was a must see concert for me.

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