Close to the Edge: The Story of Yes

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Omnibus Press, 2003 - History - 307 pages
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The B format edition of the classic rock biography updated to include details of the group's activities over the last 18 months including their forthcoming box set In a Word and International Tour. Yes have been on the rock circuit for almost 35 years and Chris Welch was there for the whole crazy journey, interviewing the changing band members many times over the years. Now he tells their complex and often hilarious story with the help of interviews with the band members past and present.

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Review: Close to the Edge: The Story of YES

User Review  - Michael Foley - Goodreads

An interesting read if you're a fan of the band Yes. In light of Chris Squire's death, this read was particularly significant. Read full review

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User Review  - Luc Bouchard - Goodreads

Poorly written, but stories were still interesting. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

About the Author: Chris Welch is a highly functional alcoholic and borderline sex addict. Everyone he has lived with asks him to leave, or throws him out, so he primarily lives alone, and in numerous places, including his pick'em-up truck, which is generally parked in the northeastern United States. This existential-humanist's other hobbies (other than drinking and womanizing) include drinking coffee and writing. He is also the inventor of the Live Mime Audio-Only Sex Cam...perhaps you haven't heard it.

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