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Yes: When We're Perfect, We'll Stop

Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 20 September 1975

"IT'S BEEN a marvellous year for us, and hopefully it will get even better in 1976, but although we aim for perfection, I hope we never reach it, because then we shall stop!" Jon Anderson beamed as he sat in his London home this week, plucking at a handmade harp, and reflecting upon the startling success of Yes in the 1975 MM Readers' Poll.

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