Interview: Yes Is The Answer editors Marc Weingarten & Tyson Cornell

A Pure Hour of Progressive Rock and More tonight on Echoes.

Marc Weingarten and Tyson Cornell are Progressive Rock fans and they’ve edited a collection of personal essays about the genre called Yes is the Answer and Other Prog Rock Tales. Contributors such as novelist Rick Moody and music critic Jim DeRogatis write about their mixed feelings about Progressive Rock. We’ll talk with Weingarten and Cornell about the mixture of love and embarrassment so many writers feel for the genre.  Hear them talk about it on Echoes tonight in an hour of pure Progressive Rock.

Tyson Cornell's Yes Tattoo.

Tyson Cornell’s Yes Tattoo.

HIGHLIGHTS

Marc Weingarten: It’s sort of like cool people are afraid to admit that they like this highly uncool music.

Tyson Cornell: I listen to Yes every single day.  I have a Yes tattoo on my chest.
Mark Weingarten:  It’s true, folks.

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