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One of the most accomplished guitarists on the planet Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal joins Mike to share his love of Yes and their 1977 album 'Going For The One'.
From the moment Ron first heard the title track as a child growing up in Staten Island, he was transported into a world created by the sheer beauty he heard across the five tracks on 'Going For The One'. Together with Mike, Ron shares why his love for this album still runs deep and strong to this day.
What led Rick Wakeman to return to Yes after leaving in 1973?
Which band delayed production of 'Going For The One' due to their own time at Mountain Studios in Montreux?
Has Ron ever had the pleasure of playing a vachalia; the Portugese guitar of choice used on 'Wondrous Stories'?
PLUS: Mike samples Ron's infamous 'Bumblef**ked' Hot Sauce live on the show with some moral support from Evanescence's Jen Majura!
AND: Hear Bumblefoot's fantastic 2020 single 'Planetary Lockdown'.
An unforgettable episode of 'My Classic Album'.
Music Credits: 'This Is Rock' by Silvia Marchese
'Planetary Lockdown' by Bumblefoot Released on and played with permission from Bumblefoot Music
All music rights reserved to their respective owners.