Happy Birthday Rick Wakeman

May 18, 1949 - Rick Wakeman, English keyboardist, member (in and out and in) of Yes is 72. Happy Birthday Sir 'Lou Reed' is his eponymous debut solo album recorded in London with Rick Wakeman and Steve Howe among others and released in April 1972 by RCA. >> Released on November 26, 1971, "Fragile" is the fourth (and their first with Rick Wakeman) studio album by Yes. >> English…

Rick Wakeman travels to Brazil (2001)

April 17, 2001 - Rick Wakeman will perform with Damian Wilson (voc), Lee Pomeroy (b), Anthony Fernandez (d), Antony Glinne (g) and Adam Wakeman (kb) at Teatro do SESI, Porto Alegre, Brazil

This week In One-Off Collaborations 29/52

Miles Davis & Chaka Khan, Steve Winwood, Arturo Sandoval & Tito Puente, Bob Weir & Grace Potter, John Lee Hooker, Carlos Santana & Etta James, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Freddie King & Johnny Winter, John Mayall & Eric Clapton, Eric Clapton, David Sanborn, Steve Gadd, Marcus Miller & Joe Sample, Bobby Mcferrin & The Yellowjackets, Rick Wakeman & Jon Lord,…

T. Rex release their second album : ‘Electric Warrior’ featuring ‘Get It On’ (1971)

T. Rex' 'Electric Warrior' is their second studio album produced by Tony Visconti and released on September 24, 1971 by Fly / Reprise1 . Mambo Sun (1972) 2 . Cosmic Dancer 3 . Jeepster' 4 . Girl 5 . Girl (Wembley, 18th March 1972) 6 . Life's A Gas (1971) 7 . Life's A Gas (w/ Marc Bolan & Cilla Black) Track Listing : 1.Mambo Sun (Marc Bolan) - 03:40 . 2.Cosmic Dancer (Marc Bolan) - 04:30 .…

Yes release ‘Close to the Edge,’ their fifth album featuring ‘Roundabout’ (1972)

Yes' 'Close to the Edge' is their fifth studio album released on September 13, 1972 by Atlantic.1 . Close To The Edge (Live, 1975) 2 . Close To The Edge / I Get Up, I Get Down (Bethlehem, Pa 4-7-2013) 3 . Close To The Edge / Seasons Of Man (HSBC Brasil, São Paulo, 23/05/2013) 4 . And You And I (Live) 5 . And You And I (Symphonic) 6 . Siberian Khatruyes (Montreux) 7 . Siberian Khatru (Philadelphia,…

Yes bring ‘Union’ to California (1991)

August 8, 1991 - the Yes "Union" tour with Jon Anderson (voc), Bill Bruford (d), Steve Howe (g), Tony Kaye (kb), Trevor Rabin (g), Chris Squire (b), Rick Wakeman (kb) and Alan White (d) stops at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California

We Remember Jon Lord

July 16, 2012 - Jon Lord, English composer, pianist and Hammond organ player, co-founder of Deep Purple passed away aged 71. He is remembered.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Rick Wakeman On Sunflower Jam 2011 2 . Smoke On The Water (w/ Deep Purple, Live) 3 . Gigue 4 . Amazing Solo♫ (Hammond Lord) 5 . Unsquare Dance 6 . Continuo On Bach (Munich 01.06.74) 7 . It'S All Music 8 . Perfect Strangers (w/ Deep…

David Bowie releases ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars,’ his fifth album featuring ‘Starman’ / ‘Suffragette City’ (1972)

David Bowie's 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars' is his fifth studio album released on June 16, 1972 by RCA.1 . FIVE YEARS (Japan, 2004) 2 . Moonage Daydream (Live) 3 . Moonage Daydream (Live) 4 . David Bowie Starman (1972, official video) 5 . Starman (TFI Friday 1999) 6 . Lady Stardust (1972) 7 . Star (NHK Hall, '78) 8 . Star (Original Video,72') 9 . Hang on to…

Happy Birthday Bill Bruford. ‘Bill from UK’

This day (May 17, 1949), in Sevenoaks, Kent, is born William Scott Bill Bruford a.k.a Bill Bruford, an English drummer and percussionist.Digest Tracklist : Indiscipline (2006) . Hell’S Bells (2006) . Master Class . Solo In Frankfurt (1987) . Documentary (1989) . King Crimson – The Sheltering Sky (1982) . Solo (1982) . W/ Allan Holdsworth – Feels Good To Me (1979) . Genesis – Los Endos (1976) .…

RCA publish ‘Lou Reed,’ his first solo album recorded in London (1972)

'Lou Reed' is his eponymous debut solo album recorded in London with Rick Wakeman and Steve Howe among others and released in April 1972 by RCA.Track Listing : 1.I Can'T Stand It (Lou Reed) - 02:37 . 2.Going Down (Lou Reed) - 02:57 . 3.Walk And Talk It (Lou Reed) - 03:40 . 4.Lisa Says (Lou Reed) - 05:34 . 5.Berlin (Lou Reed) - 05:16 . 6.I Love You (Lou Reed) - 02:21 . 7.Wild Child (Lou Reed) -…

Happy Birthday Steve Howe. ‘Howe Ever’

This day (April 8, 1947), in Holloway, London, England, is born Steve Howe, an English guitarist, known for his work with Yes,Digest Tracklist : Sketches in the Sun (2019) . Mood for a day (2018) . w/ Virgil - Leaving Aurora (2017) . Clap (2015) . Jason (2014) . w/ Jon Davison - Cruise To The Edge (2013) . w/ Asia - Pyramidology & The Golden Mean (2012) . w/ Yes - Vivaldi'S Concerto In…

Yes, Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inductee (2017)

April 7, 2017 - Yes including Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman and Alan White are among this year Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees at the ceremony to be held at Rock Hall Barclay Center in Brooklyn

On TV today, Yes via satellite (2004)

January 26, 2004 - English band Yes - Steve Howe (g), Chris Squire (b), Alan White (d), Rick Wakeman (p), Jon Anderson (voc) - plays live and unplugged in Los Angeles for a satellite transmission broadcast.

David Bowie releases his fourth album : ‘Hunky Dory’ featuring ‘Changes,’ ‘Life on Mars?’ and ‘Queen Bitch’ (1971)

David Bowie's 'Hunky Dory' feat. 'Life on Mars' is his fourth studio album released on December 17, 1971 by RCA Records.Track Listing : 1.Changes (David Bowie) - 03:37 . 2.Oh! You Pretty Things (David Bowie) - 03:12 . 3.Eight Line Poem (David Bowie) - 02:55 . 4.Life On Mars? (David Bowie) - 03:53 . 5.Kooks (David Bowie) - 02:53 . 6.Quicksand (David Bowie) - 05:08 . 7.Fill Your Heart (Biff Rose,…

Atlantic publish Yes’ sixth studio album : ‘Tales from Topographic Oceans’ (1973)

Yes' 'Tales from Topographic Oceans' is their sixth studio album (originally presented as a double album with one track on each side) and released on December 14, 1973 by AtlanticTrack Listing : 1.The Revealing Science Of God (Dance Of The Dawn) (Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Yes) - 22:22 . 2.The Remembering (High The Memory) (Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Yes) - 20:38 . 3.The Ancient (Giants Under The…

We remember John Lennon. ‘Slices Of Lennon’

This day (December 8, 1980 ), in Manhattan, New York, died Mr.John Winston Lennon a.k.a John Lennon, British singer, songwriter, co-founder of The BeatlesTracklist : Royal Show (w/ The Beatles, 1963) . At Ready,Steady,GO! (1964) . Live At Circus Krone-Bau (w/ The Beatles, 1966) . Revolution (w/ The Beatles) . Don't Let Me Down (w/ The Beatles) . You Make Me Dizzy Miss Lizzy (Toronto, 1969) .…

Black Sabbath release their fifth album : ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’ (1973)

Black Sabbath's 'Sabbath Bloody Sabbath' is their fifth studio album released on December 1st, 1973. Track Listing : 1.Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler, Bill Ward) - 05:45 . 2.A National Acrobat (Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler, Bill Ward) - 06:16 . 3.Fluff (Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler, Bill Ward) - 04:11 . 4.Sabbra Cadabra (Tony Iommi, Ozzy…

Atlantic publish Yes’ fourth album : ‘Fragile’ featuring ‘Roundabout’ (1971)

Yes' 'Fragile' is their fourth (and their first with Rick Wakeman) studio album released on November 26, 1971 by Atlantic Records.Track Listing : 1.Roundabout (Jon Anderson, Steve Howe) - 08:30 . 2.Cans And Brahms (Johannes Brahms, Rick Wakeman) - 01:38 . 3.We Have Heaven (Jon Anderson) - 01:40 . 4.South Side Of The Sky (Jon Anderson, Chris Squire) - 08:02 . 1.Five Per Cent For Nothing (Bill…

Philips / Mercury publish ‘David Bowie,’ his eponymous second album featuring ‘Space Oddity’ (1969)

'David Bowie' feat. 'Space Oddity' is his eponymous second studio album initialy released on November 14, 1969 by Philips / Mercury in the US, and reissued as 'Space Oddity' in 1972 by RCA.Track Listing : 1.Space Oddity (David Bowie) - 05:16 . 2.Unwashed And Somewhat Slightly Dazed (David Bowie) - 06:12 . 3.Don'T Sit Down (David Bowie) - 00:42 . 4.Letter To Hermione (David Bowie) - 02:36 .…

Yes enchant Glasgow (1977)

November 8, 1977 - Yes with Rick Wakeman, Jon Anderson et al perform at Apollo Theatre in Glasgow, Scotland More Info

Elton John releases his fourth album : ‘Madman Across the Water’ featuring ‘Levon’ and ‘Tiny Dancer’ (1971)

Elton John's 'Madman Across the Water' is his fourth studio album produced by Gus Dudgeon and released on November 5 , 1971 by DJM / Uni Records.Track Listing : 1.Tiny Dancer (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 06:15 . 2.Levon (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 05:22 . 3.Razor Face (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 04:44 . 4.Madman Across The Water (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 05:56 . 5.Indian Sunset (Elton…

Happy Birthday Jon Anderson

October 25, 1944 - John Roy Anderson simply known as Jon Anderson, English singer, songwriter & musician, co-founder and lead vocalist of Yes is 76. Happy Birthday SirReleased on November 14, 1983, "90125" is the eleventh studio album from Yes (featuring Tony Kaye, the original keyboardist). >> Released on October 31, 1975, "Beginnings" is first solo album of Yes guitarist Steve Howe…

The BBC films Yes (1971)

October 3, 1971 - BBC will film Yes - that is Jon Anderson, Bill Bruford, Steve Howe, Chris Squire and Rick Wakeman - during their concert at The Pavillion in Hemel Hempstead, England

‘Strictly Live’ New Music Videos N°20

Ed Sheeran, Róisín Murphy, Rufus Wainwright . Brandi Carlile, Crowded House, Larkin Poe, Norah Jones, Delila Paz, Michael Kiwanuka, Arlo Parks, Bill Frisell, Sky Deep, Rick Wakeman . Jools HollandThey are the artists that we have spotted, these past days, performing live on TV shows or YouTube channels Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Ed Sheeran . Afterglow…