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i am too excited
people should listen
INYTH - ah... in Yes?
Hey, Vic, thanks a gazillion! THAT'S what I call a REAL interview! YES!!!
We turn our children into consumers from day one. LOL how true.
The dude spent a lot of time alone as a kid.
The mystery of life is the one thing that intrigued him.
Nymphettes running around Vangelis' home!
Getting over fear- the leap of faith.
You're a beautiful instrument on every level.
A combination of balance. Being a good energy to life.
Life is a dream. An arranged reality.
Most of the time, the best lyrics come when I'm not thinking.
Make music for the sake of making the music.
The more I let go, the better the music is.
All the rivers come to the same ocean- the basic idea behind Close to the Edge.
Wow- What an interview. I got weepy eyed.
As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves.
Come and see a show!
Thank you for finding this gem and sharing it with your fellow Yesfans, Vic Anderson. The conversational flow of the interview with Jon Anderson is so natural that the radio/internet listener feels as though he or she is also a guest sitting at the interviewer's kitchen table. Well done!
GREAT interview!!. I read a transcript but its better to hear this one. The interviewer, Elizabeth Gips (and her husband Paddy who can be heard in the interview) was a local treasure here in santa cruz. she died a few years back, and Paddy called a bunch of friends to schedule a wake. before the date, he chose to pass on, and so they were celebrated together. beautiful people.
and what an awesome interview. jon was in a good space. this was a couple months after the yes reunion shows at SLO (which came out on the Keys albums), around the time of his mothers day solo show (a hot day when a twister (small tornado) hit during the peak of "And You & I") where Longwalker also spoke.
thanks alot for pointing us to this.
Jon is a wondeful man and wonderful singer, his voice has the power to educate and inspire, but I can't say that this interview did much to improve peoples idea of what Jon is and what he stands for. It certainly didn't give me a positive image.
I appreciate that he has strong religous ideals that differ from my own, but to talk of a fairy entering his hotel room and circling his head and an unseen fairy kingdom wanting to intergrate with our own reality is a bit much.
Also to make such a profound political statement on Northern Ireland based on such visions is I'm afraid counter productive and rather nieve. It would be great if life and politics were as simple and full of childlike innocence as Jon would like us to beleive, as he himself already beleives but it is not.
It was also disheartening to hear an Englishman make such comments about his native country.
I love Jon as a musician and as a person and this interview will not affect my enjoyment of his music in anyway, but I have come away with an opinion that differs from most peoples...'wow...what a guy' attitude.
You seekers of the truth, accepting that reason will relive and breath and hope and chase and love for you, and you, and you.