A Yes primer for prog-sceptics

A Listmania! list by Alan Burns "albicus" (Edinburgh, Scotland)
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The Yes Album [Expanded & Remastered]
1.  The Yes Album [Expanded & Remastered] by Yes
The list author says:
  "Two words - Starship Trooper. The first album to play to a Yes novice; it's all there, from the full-on masterpieces to the acoustic stuff and in between."
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Yes [Expanded & Remastered]
2.  Yes [Expanded & Remastered] by Yes
The list author says:
  "early, earthy, funky Yes. Any newcomer to this band should appreciate Peter Banks before becoming totally starstruck by Steve Howe."
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Yessongs
3.  Yessongs by Yes
The list author says:
  "Sure, this monster live set is fatally compromised by iffy production...but one listen to The Fish will cement in your mind that Squire is the UK's greatest living bassist (RIP John Entwistle)."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Fish Out of Water
4.  Fish Out of Water by Chris Squire
The list author says:
  "more classic Squire, this is arguably a Yes album in all but name, and this grooving, funky record is up there with the best of the band's efforts."
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Close to the Edge
5.  Close to the Edge by Yes
The list author says:
  "more rockin' Yes at their best with Siberian Khatru, and subtle, acoustic Howe on And You And I. A great compact Yes record tightly packed with great ideas."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (123 customer reviews)

Going for the One
6.  Going for the One by Yes
The list author says:
  "Revitalised Yes after a mid-70s slump, with the smokin' title track and the beautiful Awaken. And with a cover like that,buying it from Amazon will save you the embarrasment of buying it in the shops."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Yesterdays
7.  Yesterdays by Yes
The list author says:
  "America is a totally essential Howe/Wakeman duel, and the rest of this compilation provides more reasons to value Banks alongside Howe."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Drama
8.  Drama by Yes
The list author says:
  "Divides fans, but I'm a big fan of this one. Strong songs and some of Howe & Squire's best playing."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

Fragile [Expanded & Remastered]
9.  Fragile [Expanded & Remastered] by Yes
The list author says:
  "Can I be a bit of a Yes heretic and say I'm not too hot on this one? But with South Side of the Sky and of course Heart of the Sunrise it's still not to be missed."
£6.67   Used & New from: £3.71
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

90125
10.  90125 by Yes
The list author says:
  "The pick of the Rabin albums. Cinema ROCKS!"
£6.53   Used & New from: £2.64
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

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