Turn Of The Century transcription

Our friend Simon Gilman has kindly shared with us a transcription of my bass cover of Turn Of The Century, which I have presented previously in 2014, and presented additional info in this post. You may download it, in pdf format, here. Many thanks to Simon for another excellent contribution for the analysis of the worksContinue reading “Turn Of The Century transcription”

more info on “Turn of the Century”

Our friend D Michael Thorn, long time Yes fan and fellow bassist, has got in touch sharing his memories of Turn of the Century being played live in 1977 : ” (…) Chris tuned his bass CADG. I saw them here Oct 8, 1977 on the GftO tour. I was in front of Chris atContinue reading “more info on “Turn of the Century””

Turn Of The Century

Turn Of The Century – Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful Yessongs of all, and again, with one of the most fascinating basslines by Chris Squire. Many peculiarities about it as well. Chris played a Gibson Triumph bass, which is a short scale bass. The tone is quite different from the usual, more discrete andContinue reading “Turn Of The Century”

Montreux’s Theme bass quest

Montreux’s Theme is one of the most graceful bass lines written and performed by Chris Squire, with such a great interplay along with Alan White and Steve Howe. Do you know which bass did Chris play? Would you like to have a guess? Please take a listen to the sample more below and take yourContinue reading “Montreux’s Theme bass quest”