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Jon Anderson Talks Rick Wakeman, Trevor Rabin, Football

“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.



Hear Jon Anderson’s 2014 World Cup Tribute Song

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.


Gooooooooooooal For US?

This year’s World Cup had SO much excitement surrounding it, the US said “bring it on!”  We formally threw our hat in the ring for the soccer tourney hosting duties.  Today, FIFA picked the locations for 2018 […]


Oracle Octopus picks the Winners.

Paul the Octopus is coping with fame well, according to his handlers.  “Paul is such a professional oracle – he doesn’t even care that hundreds of journalists are watching and commenting on every move he makes,” […]


Did Octopus Ruin Germany’s World Cup Hopes?

Maria’s husband, Eric,  lived in Germany for a few years so after Team USA was OUT in the World Cup, his allegiance went to Team Germany.  If Eric had known about Paul the Octopus we […]


One Heck of a Horn!

A bejewelled vuvuzela has sold for $30,000!


Vuvu Juju

I blogged earlier about the World Cup in 3D, and I mentioned the vuvuzela.  I also blogged Friday about some “issues” with playing the vuvuzela.  Having read that, I took my life into my own […]


Futbol – er uh SOCCER in 3D!

Sound your vuvuzelas!  On second thought…don’t.  Whether or not the American team goes all the way, you can catch the final game of the World Cup on a movie theater screen…in 3D!!!  Click more for all you need to […]


I knew this would happen!

In the spirit of the World Cup, Tom & Maria got their hands on a vuvuzela.  Surely, by now, you’ve seen – and heard – one of these things!  We’ve already received complaints from listeners […]


Team USA Wins In World Cup Soccer!

Team USA Team USA beat Algeria yesterday 1-0 to advance in the World Cup.  They will play Ghana in an 11:30 am showdown Saturday morning that will earn the winner a place in the quarterfinals.  […]