Monday, August 20, 2012

Monday music - Rick Wakeman and his deft digits

From a suggestion from my mother-in-law: Rick Wakeman, formerly of Yes, in a tour-de-force.

9 comments:

Merrilee Stevenson said...

The mullet AND tails: Rad.

The keyboarding skills: Totally Rad.

Mark said...

One of the greatest. Check out Yes's 35th Anniversary Concert on DVD. "South Side of the Sky" is on YouTube. The last three minutes are killer. http://youtu.be/EF7kFAy8rU8

David Kjos said...

"From a suggestion from my mother-in-law, Rick Wakeman, formerly of Yes"

I hate to be pedantic, but ... Oh, who am I kidding? I love being pedantic.

Do you realize that the sentence above means that Rick Wakeman, formerly of Yes, is your mother-in-law?

DJP said...

Hm, fair enough.

I will change the first comma to a hyphen, and leave this as a testimony to your perspicociousness.

David Kjos said...

I'm just relieved to know it isn't true. Anything's possible these days.

Kerry James Allen said...

And if you liked that, how about their classic "Starship Trooper?"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68tv_w1zUJQ

DJP said...

I actually never have liked Yes. What I've heard seems ponderous.

Solameanie said...

I almost sent that to you one day, but for some reason, didn't.

Yes has had lots of changes in its music through the years. You might have liked their 1983 album 90125. Probably their most commercial.

lee n. field said...

Yes == 70s pretentious art rock. Once upon a time I devoured it. Not so much now.

Nevertheless, youtube "suggested videos" from this one sucked up a fair bit of my time.