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Prog-Rock's Return: The Lasting Appeal of Yes

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Prog-Rock's Return: The Lasting Appeal of Yes

Prog-Rock's Return: The Lasting Appeal of Yes

Prog-Rock's Return: The Lasting Appeal of Yes

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The U.K. progressive rock band Yes is celebrating 35 years together. Members have come and gone and come again, but the band has a signature sound, full of time changes, electronic keyboards and a tight mix of guitar bass and drums. Music writer Tom Terrell says the white band from Britain had a strange attraction for black kids — like him — from New Jersey.

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