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Mountains Come Out of the Sky: Reviewed

Book Review: Mountains Come Out of the Sky, The Illustrated History of Prog Rock, by Will Romano
Backbeat Books, Hal Leonard Corporation, Milwaukee © 2010 by Will Romano… 1,132 more words

Progressive Rock

Weekly Vinyl – Fragile


This might have been the album that got me really into progressive rock. Perhaps it was – I’m not sure. One of the first things that I could play on the guitar was the beginningof the song “Roundabout” – a big hit from this album. 167 more words

Weekly Vinyl


Following the recent departure of Yes co-founder and bass supremo Chris Squire, it seems fitting to revisit the music of a band central to 70s ‘Prog’ who continued to make music through every subsequent decade. 623 more words

B) Seventies [1970 - 1979]

Like It Is - At The Mesa Arts Center

English progressive rock band Yes were formed in 1968 by singer Jon Anderson and bassist Chris Squire – who sadly passed away on 27 June this year from Acute erythroid leukemia, having only been diagnosed in May. 649 more words


Musical Not-so Monday- Good-bye, Chris Squire

It’s been a bit. How are you? How have you been? Well? Well-ish? Life has consumed me, but I need to start blogging again.

Well, crap on a cracker, but what a sad reason to return. 587 more words

Life According To E

Long Distance Runaround

Bass: Rickenbacker 4001 CS

Strings: Rotosound Swing Bass RS66LD (45-105, stainless steel)

Preamp: Sansamp Bass Driver DI (BDDI)

Effects: T-RackS

Signal path: Bass→BDDI→PC→T-RackS

Chris Squire

Classic Rock Almanac May 17, 2015


2010-Aerosmith kick off their 2010 tour schedule in Caracas, Venezuela. It’s their first time on the road since August 2009, when Steven Tyler injured himself falling off a stage in South Dakota. 489 more words