Guitar legend Steve Howe has been doing double duty in two bands – Yes and Asia – for years, ever since Asia reunited with the original lineup in 2006. But he’s decided to slow down […]
Tuesday (November 27) marks 70 years since the birth of Jimi Hendrix, the man who changed electric guitar and rock’n’roll forever. For the past few weeks, CBS Local has discussed the man’s impact with musicians who came after him, his peers, and even one of his main inspirations. Everyone felt his influence, whether it was on their guitar playing, or their singing. Some even found a new direction for their life thanks to Jimi.
“I saw him playing with The Experience at a small club in Munich, about 250 people. He’d just released (his debut single) ‘Hey Joe,’ the album was coming out that month. It was remarkable, the energy that was coming off stage, I’d never seen anyting like it in my life, and I’d seen a lot of people by then.” – Jon Anderson
“Rick’s recording as we speak,” Anderson says. “He said he’d send me some music this month or next month. And then I would send it to Trevor. We’d actually written a couple of songs, me and Trevor, and me and Rick have written a couple.” Last time, Anderson said he couldn’t imagine an Anderson/Wakeman/Rabin tour, but he may have warmed up to the idea. If they do tour, fans shouldn’t expect a Yes “greatest hits” show.
Soccer fans all over the world are getting excited for the 2014 World Cup. Former Yes frontman Jon Anderson is actually doing something about his excitement: the prolific singer/songwriter has a new song and video expressing his anticipation for what is arguably the biggest sporting event in the world.
Prog-rock giants Yes say they may have a new album, with their latest new singer Jon Davison, as soon as next year. That would be just two years after their last album, which featured their last singer, Benoit David.
Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again.
May 18 birthdays include Albert Hammond (1944) who only had one top 10 hit for himself (It Never Rains In Southern California), but wrote nine top 10 hits for other artists including Nothing’s Gonna Stop […]
Birthdays today include original Yes drummer Bill Bruford (1949) who left the group to join King Crimson, George Johnson (1953) of The Brothers Johnson, and Jordan Knight (1970) of New Kids On The Block. On […]
Back in November of 1971, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Led Zeppelin[/lastfm]’s record label, Atlantic, released a promotional single of “Stairway to Heaven” to radio stations. At 8 minutes long, it found occasional late-night play on AM radio. But, […]