Category Archives: 1970s

Madrigal > On the Silent Wings of Freedom (1978)

Someone along the way requested this so here it is. This is one of the best versions of “On the Silent Wings of Freedom” and is especially nice with the “Madrigal” lead-in and buildup to Jon’s “Bass guiter…Mr. Christopher Squire” … Continue reading

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On the Silent Wings of Freedom (1978)

I guess I’m on a roll tonight. This is another radio broadcast (gotta love ’em!). Here is the climax of Tormato, performed on September 19, 1978, in Richfield, Ohio. Why this song was left off of The Word is Live … Continue reading

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Going for the One (1977)

Looking at the posts so far, I realized I didn’t have anything from the Going for the One tour. That is partly because until now, I haven’t had good recordings from that era. But a few recent posts on Dime … Continue reading

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The Remembering & The Ancient (1974)

While live versions of the first and last movements of Tales from Topographic Oceans abound, versions of “The Remembering” and “The Ancient” are not as common. Here are the second and third movements, taken from the awesome “Boston Tea-FTO Party” … Continue reading

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Relayer Tour – Boston 1974

I need to wake this site up a bit. I’m not too sure how many folks are downloading & not leaving comments, but I receive great joy in hearing how excited people are about the music available here. The last … Continue reading

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Hold Out Your Hand > You By My Side (1976)

At the beginning of the 1976 Solo Album tour, YES performed songs from each member’s solo albums. Unfortunately, not too long into the tour the solo material was dropped. Here is “Hold Out Your Hand/You By My Side” from Chris’ … Continue reading

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High Vibration (1975)

The first contribution! This one comes from Yesfans member Nitrus. It’s a very early take on “Awaken” that was played during the Relayer tour at the August 23, 1975, Reading UK gig. It’s just the opening section, but it shows … Continue reading

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