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1975 April
The Relayer British spring tour begins in Newcastle. The band will go on to perform before a large crowd at Queen's Park Rangers Football Grounds, London. The concert is filmed, but shelved for nearly two decades. Eventually, it is released as Live at Q.P.R., direct to video. In June Yes returns to the States for the North America summer tour, opening in Denver, Colorado. This year the Yessongs film is released in theaters.

1975 October
Steve Howe's first solo album, Beginnings, is released. It reaches number 63 in the U.S. and number 22 in the U.K. charts.
1976
In May Yes begins a new tour in Roanoke, Virginia. Included in the set are several selections from the band members’ solos album, including Steve’s “Break Away From it All”. In June Yes, Peter Frampton, and Gary Wright perform for more than 100,000 fans packed into Philadelphia's J.F.K. Stadium for an outdoor show. This is followed by another outdoor gig at Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City, New Jersey, which is radio broadcast in its entirety. The show's encore, a cover of The Beatles' "I'm Down" featuring a blistering solo from Steve, lands on the Yesyears box set years later.
1976
The Relayer tour closes in August, and the band moves to Montreux, Switzerland to begin recording Going for the One. Wakeman steps in when Moraz leaves.
1977
Going For The One is released in July, reaching number 8 in the U.S. A tour of America begins that month, with Europe following in October.

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