Jon Anderson, What Was the First Record You Ever Bought?

October 25th, 2011, 10:08 am by Greg

Rick Wakeman and Jon Anderson

Rick Wakeman and Jon Anderson

“The first record I ever bought was the instrumental, ‘Rebel Rouser.’ What was that guitarist’s name? Oh yeah, Duane Eddy.

And after that it was Eddie Cochran, which led me to Elvis Presley.

That was in 1956. Boy, it is difficult to believe that was more than 50 years ago.”

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At the Palace Theatre in Albany, singer Jon Anderson teams up with his old Yes-mate keyboardist Rick Wakeman for an intimate evening of classics from the Yes catalog, as well as songs from the new Anderson-Wakeman collaborative album, “The Living Tree,” at 7:30pm on Thursday (October 27). Tix are $31, $45 and $75.