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Name: Shattered
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Subject: RE: Yes (nsc)
Date: Sunday, July 08, 2018
Time: 5:40:11 PM
Remote Address: 24.45.151.32
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Parent ID: 316606
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RE: Yes (nsc)

Wow! Good for you.

Back in 1980, when I worked just around the corner from Madison Square Garden, I heard on the radio that Yes was going to be at MSG.

So during my lunchbreak I walked the few steps and purchased 4 great seats, since tickets had just gone on sale.

So what happens? Soon after, I read in the paper that both Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman just quit the band. Well WTF? The concert wasn't that far off, and I thought how in the world are they going to recruit two replacements, including the lead singer who has to learn all the words, record a whole new album, and rehearse for that coming tour, in such a short time? How good could Yes be in concert with all that going on? Without JA and RW?

So, I sold my four great seats.

The new album would eventually be 'Drama'. I heard nothing but good reviews for the shows, so I kinda regretted selling the tickets.

The first hour of that MSG show was supposed to be broadcast live over radio station WNEW-FM, and I had my taping equipment ready, but there were so many technical difficulties and could not happen. 😿

"Going For the One" (1977) is a huge favorite of mine. Their next one, "Tormato" (1978) got some rather unfair reviews. I dug it.

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