Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

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The Great American Experiment

Happy Birthday, America (and may Chris Squire’s memory be blessed):

“America”     Yes     1972

According to the person who contributed this YouTube audio recording:

“This recording first appeared in 1972 on the sampler album, The New Age of Atlantic and was later included on the compilation album Yesterdays in 1975, the box set, In a Word: Yes (1969–) in 2002, and on the 2003 re-issue of their album, Fragile. An edited version of this recording lasting 4 minutes was released as a single and hit #46 on the pop chart.  It also appeared on the YesYears boxed set and its condensed version YesStory, along with The Ultimate Yes: 35th Anniversary Collection. The edited version was also included as a bonus track on the re-issue of Close to the Edge.  A live version of the song was included on 1996’s Keys to Ascension.”

German 45

Yes 45 - Germany

Netherlands 45                                            Portugal 45

Yes 45 - NetherlandsYes 45 - Portugal


Yes 45 - Japan

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