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A YES TRIVIA QUESTION....

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Wed Oct 27, 2004 1:50 am

CHRIS SQUIRE IS THE ONLY YES MEMBER TO PLAY ON EVERY YES CD. HOWEVER THERE I ONE TRACK THAT SOMEONE OTHER THAN CHRIS PLAYS BASS ON. CAN YOU NAME THE TRACK AND THE BASS PLAYER?

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Post: # 77896Post Independently Whole
Wed Oct 27, 2004 4:29 am

Trevor Horn on Run Through the Light.

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Wed Oct 27, 2004 8:15 pm

Yes very good! was that too easy?

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Post: # 77942Post Independently Whole
Thu Oct 28, 2004 3:14 am

Nah, good question. For extra credit - without peeking - who is credited with playing piano on the same track?

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Post: # 77952Post Dr_Yes
Thu Oct 28, 2004 9:02 am

I think Steve played bass on "That, That Is"

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Thu Oct 28, 2004 4:19 pm

Chris Squire plays piano on Run Through the Light, but I could never really hear it...
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Post: # 78108Post soul warrior
Sat Oct 30, 2004 9:59 pm

Dr_Yes wrote:I think Steve played bass on "That, That Is"

i stand corrected! there are 2 songs. you were close dr yes. steve does play the 5 string bass on "Be the One".

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Sun Dec 05, 2004 8:28 am

OK, how about this. Throughout Yes's history, there were two popular drummers who played in Yes, but overall, Yes had four drummers. Can anyone name the other two? And, no, I'm not wrong, there were two other drummers that filled the slot during Bruford brief University stint. Can anyone name them?
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Post: # 79430Post Vaguson
Tue Dec 07, 2004 5:58 pm

Tony O'Riley and Dave Potts?
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Tue Dec 07, 2004 10:50 pm

OOOOHHHHH!! You're halfway there. Tony O'Riley was the first one. Who was the next one?
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Thu Jan 20, 2005 11:28 pm

OK, I'll just spill it. The other drummer was Ian Wallace, who later went on to be a drummer for King Crimson on the Islands album.

What was the last Yes album to chart in the top 40 in the U.S.?
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Sat Jan 22, 2005 2:32 am

Close, but close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades. :jestera:

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doogee wrote:Talk


Yes, doogee, Talk is correct. It peaked on the Billboard 200 at #33 in 1994.

What was the closest Yes album ever to make it to #1 on the Billboard 200, while we're on the subject?
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Sun Jan 23, 2005 1:54 pm

Can I guess - The Yes Album?

Q: What is a Sharkfin and who uses it?

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Sun Jan 23, 2005 6:37 pm

No, The Yes album is wrong. The actual answer is Close To The Edge, which peaked at #3 in 1972.

As for the sharkfin, is it an instrument? I can't really answer who uses it as I don't even know what the sharkfin is.
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topographic_drama1980 wrote:Yes, doogee, Talk is correct. It peaked on the Billboard 200 at #33 in 1994.

What was the closest Yes album ever to make it to #1 on the Billboard 200, while we're on the subject?


I am almost positive that 90125 was a number one album!
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Sun Jan 23, 2005 9:15 pm

Radiojen wrote:I am almost positive that 90125 was a number one album!


Unfortunately that didn't happen, even though "Owner Of A Lonely Heart" was a number 1 single for two weeks in January 1984, 90125 peaked at #5, which is still great, IMO!
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Mon Jan 24, 2005 2:39 pm

A Sharkfin is an unusually shaped guitar pick with a fin on one side for strumming/picking, and grooves on the other side for raking down the strings to scratch off a lick like at the very end of Cinema. Rabin uses them.

What's the real name for the 10-string Alvarez instrument Jon used on Tormato?

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Mon Jan 24, 2005 6:47 pm

I'm not totally sure, but listening closely to Tormato and the songs that he supposedly plays that instrument, I can't hear the damn thing.

As for the question, you got me. I'm not sure. Just a 10-string guitar? :jestera:
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Mon Jan 24, 2005 7:40 pm

The instrument is a Cuatro, the national instrument of Puerto Rico. If you visit eBay and use cuatro as a keyword you will see them.

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Mon Jan 24, 2005 9:18 pm

What was Chris "wearing on his sleeve" during the 9012Live show?

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Post: # 82105Post topographic_drama1980
Mon Jan 24, 2005 11:03 pm

OK, this might be a smartass answer, but a wristband?
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Post: # 82166Post The Ancient
Tue Jan 25, 2005 2:12 pm

Yeah...what is that thing? He's some kind of doctor and it looks like surgical tubing.

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Post: # 82172Post Radiojen
Tue Jan 25, 2005 3:19 pm

Gary wrote:What was Chris "wearing on his sleeve" during the 9012Live show?

I remember Chris had a doctor-like getup for the 90125 tour.

Would he be wearing his "heart" on his sleeve?
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Tue Jan 25, 2005 3:25 pm

Radiojen wrote:I remember Chris had a doctor-like getup for the 90125 tour.

Would he be wearing his "heart" on his sleeve?

Ding, ding, ding, ding, ding. We have a winner. Yup, Chris was "wearing his heart on his sleeve. Complete with arteries and vains.

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Post: # 82180Post Radiojen
Tue Jan 25, 2005 7:02 pm

Ok, my turn!!


Speaking of the 90125 tour, what song did Jon's magical guitar play "all by itself?"

Also, who 80's band was supposed to open for Yes on this tour, but backed out last minute?
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Post: # 82181Post Gary
Tue Jan 25, 2005 7:54 pm

A) I've seen all good people


B) No Idea

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Post: # 82205Post topographic_drama1980
Wed Jan 26, 2005 5:36 am

Radiojen wrote:Ok, my turn!!


Speaking of the 90125 tour, what song did Jon's magical guitar play "all by itself?"

Also, who 80's band was supposed to open for Yes on this tour, but backed out last minute?


Answer to 1st question - I've Seen All Good People

Answer to 2nd question - Uh, was it The Art Of Noise? The Police? The Firm? Any of these?
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