Yes are an English rock band that released twenty-one studio albums between 1969 and 2014. Formed in London in 1968, their original lineup contained guitarist Peter Banks, keyboardist Tony Kaye, drummer Bill Bruford, and two constant members: bassist Chris Squire and singer Jon Anderson. Their early showpieces include “Looking Around,” “Survival,” “The Prophet,” and “Astral […]


Flash was an English symphonic/hard-rock band on Capitol’s Sovereign imprint that released three albums: Flash, In the Can (both 1972), and Out of Our Hands (1973). Guitarist Peter Banks was a co-founder of Yes, appearing on the albums Yes (1969) and Time and a Word (1970). Members: Colin Carter (lead vocals), Ray Bennett (bass, guitar, […]


Detective was an English-American hard-rock band that released the 1977 albums Detective and It Takes One to Know One, both on Led Zeppelin‘s Swan Song label. The band featured former Silverhead vocalist Michael Des Barres, one-time Steppenwolf guitarist Michael Monarch, and ex-Yes/Badger keyboardist Tony Kaye. Members: Michael Des Barres (lead vocals), Michael Monarch (guitar), Bobby […]


Badger was an English symphonic hard-rock band that released a live album on Atco/Atlantic in 1973, followed by the Epic studio release White Lady in 1974. Members: Tony Kaye (keyboards), David Foster (bass), Roy Dyke (drums), Brian Parrish (guitar), Kim Gardner (bass), Jackie Lomax (vocals, rhythm guitar), Paul Pilnick (lead guitar) Background Badger formed in […]

Murray Head ‎– Say It Ain’t So (1975)

Say It Ain’t So is the second album by English singer/songwriter Murray Head, released in 1975 on Island/A&M. Several songs from the album have been interpreted by other singers, including Roger Daltery (“Say It Ain’t So, Joe”) and Cliff Richard (“Never Even Thought“). Tracklist: A1. “Say It Ain’t So, Joe” (4:36) A2. “Boy on the […]

Detective – Detective (1977)

Detective is the first of two back-to-back albums by English/American hard-rock band Detective, released in 1977 on Swan Song. Tracklist: A1. “Recognition” (4:27) A2. “Got Enough Love” (3:30) A3. “Grim Reaper” (4:10) A4. “Nightingale” (4:54) B1. “Detective Man” (3:25) B2. “Ain’t None of Your Business” (4:29) B3. “Deep Down” (3:06) B4. “Wild Hot Summer Nights” […]

Craig Mirijanian ‎– A Perfect Fit (1980)

A Perfect Fit is the lone album by West Coast songwriter/vocalist Craig Mirijanian, released in 1980 on Warner Bros. Tracklist: A1. “Throwing It All Away” (2:57) A2. “Shuttle to Mars” (4:04) A3. “High On Love” (3:14) A4. “Can’t Do Without It” (3:24) A5. “After Hours” (6:10) B1. “Be True” (3:52) B2. “She’s Waiting” (4:29) B3. […]

Yes ‎– The Yes Album (1971)

The Yes Album is the third album by English symphonic-rock band Yes, released in February 1971 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Yours Is No Disgrace” (9:36) A2. “The Clap” (3:07) A3. “Starship Trooper” (9:23) –a. “Life Seeker” –b. “Disillusion” –c. “Würm” B1. “I’ve Seen All Good People” (6:47) –a. “Your Move” –b. “All Good People” B2. […]

Flash – Flash (1972)

Flash is the first of three albums by the namesake English symphonic/hard-rock band, released in 1972 on Sovereign/Capitol. Tracklist: A1. “Small Beginnings” (9:23) A2. “Morning Haze” (4:32) A3. “Children of the Universe” (8:55) B1. “Dreams of Heaven” (12:57) B2. “The Time It Takes” (5:48) Credits: Peter Banks — electric guitar, acoustic guitar, Spanish guitar, synthesizer, backing […]