close to the edge

After scouring my house for months, I finally found my collection of rock concert ticket stubs. For whatever reason, I held onto most of the ticket stubs from rock shows that I went to in the 1980s. Those were great years. I was in high school, and rock music was everywhere. Radio stations still had […]


Yes – “Symphonic Live” review

by TW on March 12, 2009

Being that Yes have long opened their shows with an excerpt from Russian composer Igor Stravinsky’s “Firebird Suite,” it makes sense, really, that eventually the band would “go symphonic.” In 2001, Yes – vocalist Jon Anderson, guitarist Steve Howe, bassist Chris Squire, drummer Alan White and guest keyboardist Tom Brislin – joined forces with the […]