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Yessongs (1973)

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Yessongs is the first live album from the English progressive rock band Yes, released on Atlantic Records. The album is formed of recordings from their supporting world tours for their studio albums, Fragile and Close to the Edge, between February and December 1972. A concert film of the same name was released in 1975 that documents the band's performances at London's Rainbow Theatre on 15 and 16 December 1972.
Yessongs was released on 18 May 1973 as a triple vinyl set. It reached number 7 on the UK Albums Chart and number 12 on the Billboard 200 in the United States. The album was certified gold in 1973 and platinum in 1998 by the Recording Industry Association of America. It is now available as a double CD.
The Fragile tour tracks "Long Distance Runaround/The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus)" and "Perpetual Change" are the only tracks on the album to feature Yes's original drummer, Bill Bruford, who left the group after recording Close to the Edge. For that album's tour, Yes were joined by drummer Alan White, who had only days to learn the material. White was only three years into his career as a session drummer, but had already worked with such acts as The Plastic Ono Band and Joe

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Tracks

7:10 Your Move / All Good People
4:06 Long Distance Runaround
9:33 The Fish
18:14 Close to the Edge: The Solid Time of Change - Total Mass Retain - I Get Up I Get Down - Seasons of Man
10:16 Starship Trooper: a. Life Seeker - b. Disillusion - c. Würm
14:24 Yours Is No Disgrace
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