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Billy Sherwood

Billy Sherwood
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William Wyman "Billy" Sherwood (born March 14, 1965, Las Vegas, Nevada) is a musician, record producer, and engineer. He is mostly known for his time as a member of progressive rock band Yes, from 1997 to 2000, including for their albums Open Your Eyes (1997) and The Ladder (1999). After acting as mixing engineer for their albums Heaven & Earth (2014) and Like It Is: Yes at the Bristol Hippodrome, he re-joined Yes in 2015, covering for original bassist Chris Squire who was on hiatus from the band due to health issues shortly before his death on 27 June 2015. Sherwood has also maintained a prolific solo career and worked with a number of others as a collaborator.
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David Cross & Peter Banks — Crossover David Cross & Peter Banks — Crossover
(Noisy Records 010, 2020, CD / DL)
Days between Stations — Giants Days between Stations — Giants
(Bandcamp no#, 2020, CD / DL)
Various Artists (Billy Sherwood) — A Tribute to Keith Emerson & Greg Lake Various Artists (Billy Sherwood) — A Tribute to Keith Emerson & Greg Lake
(Cleopatra no#, 2020, CD / DL)
Various Artists (Billy Sherwood) — A Prog Rock Christmas Various Artists (Billy Sherwood) — A Prog Rock Christmas
(Cleopatra no#, 2019, CD / DL)
Light Freedom Revival — Truthonomy Light Freedom Revival — Truthonomy
((Not on label) VHDJ0002, 2018, CD)
Sonic Elements — Yesterday and Today - A 50th Anniversary Tribute to Yes Sonic Elements — Yesterday and Today - A 50th Anniversary Tribute to Yes
(The Right Honourable Recording Company Ltd RPLCD06, 2018, DL)
Light Freedom Revival — Eterniverse Déjà Vu Light Freedom Revival — Eterniverse Déjà Vu
((Not on label) VHDJ0001, 2017, CD)
Mabel Greer's Toyshop — The Secret Mabel Greer's Toyshop — The Secret
(Bandcamp no#, 2017, CD / DL)
Leon Alvarado — The Future Left Behind Leon Alvarado — The Future Left Behind
(Melodic Revolution MRRCD 221, 2016, CD)
Jerry Goodman — Violin Fantasy Jerry Goodman — Violin Fantasy
(Purple Pyramid CLO0289CD, 2016, CD)
Billy Sherwood — Citizen Billy Sherwood — Citizen
(Frontiers Records FR CD 710, 2015, CD)
Billy Sherwood — Collection Billy Sherwood — Collection
(Cherry Red , 2015, CD)
Mabel Greer's Toyshop — New Way of Life Mabel Greer's Toyshop — New Way of Life
((Not on label) no#, 2015, CD)
Nik Turner — Space Fusion Odyssey Nik Turner — Space Fusion Odyssey
(Cleopatra CLP2302, 2015, CD)
Spirits Burning — Starhawk Spirits Burning — Starhawk
(Gonzo Multimedia HST323CD, 2015, CD)
John Wetton — The Studio Recordings Anthology, Volume 1 John Wetton — The Studio Recordings Anthology, Volume 1
(Primary Purpose PP004CD, 2015, 2CD)
Billy Sherwood — Divided by One Billy Sherwood — Divided by One
(Cherry Red , 2014, CD)
Billy Sherwood & Tony Kaye — Live in Japan Billy Sherwood & Tony Kaye — Live in Japan
(Backyard Levitation BS0010, 2014, 2CD+DVD)
Peter Banks — Be Well, Be Safe, Be Lucky... The Anthology Peter Banks — Be Well, Be Safe, Be Lucky... The Anthology
(Cherry Red PBME-003, 2013/2018, 2CD)
Days between Stations — In Extremis Days between Stations — In Extremis
(Bandcamp no#, 2013, CD / LP / DL)
Circa — Live from Here There & Everywhere Circa — Live from Here There & Everywhere
(Glassville GVR011, 2013, CD)
Nektar — Time Machine Nektar — Time Machine
(Cleopatra CLP0044, 2013, CD)
Billy Sherwood — The Art of Survival Billy Sherwood — The Art of Survival
((Not on label) no#, 2012, CD)
The Prog Collective — The Prog Collective The Prog Collective — The Prog Collective
(Purple Pyramid CLP9904, 2012, CD)
Nektar — A Spoonful of Time Nektar — A Spoonful of Time
(Purple Pyramid CLP 8932-2, 2012, CD)
John Wetton — Raised in Captivity John Wetton — Raised in Captivity
(Frontiers Records FR CD 522, 2011, CD)
Billy Sherwood — What Was the Question? Billy Sherwood — What Was the Question?
((Not on label) no#, 2011, CD)
Billy Sherwood — Oneirology Billy Sherwood — Oneirology
((Not on label) no#, 2010, CD)
Circa — Circa: HQ Circa — Circa: HQ
(Cleopatra CLP 0518, 2009/2013, CD)
Billy Sherwood — At the Speed of Life Billy Sherwood — At the Speed of Life
((Not on label) no#, 2008, CD)
Circa — Live Circa — Live
((Not on label) no#, 2008, DVD)
Circa — Circa: 2007 Circa — Circa: 2007
(Purple Pyramid CLP 0357-2, 2007/2013, CD)
Various Artists — Back against the Wall Various Artists — Back against the Wall
(Purple Pyramid CLP-1535, 2005, 2CD)
Billy Sherwood — No Comment Billy Sherwood — No Comment
(Voiceprint VP277CD, 2003, CD)
Chris Squire / Billy Sherwood — Conspiracy Chris Squire / Billy Sherwood — Conspiracy
(Eagle Records EAGCD 126, 2000, CD)
Billy Sherwood — The Big Peace Billy Sherwood — The Big Peace
(Purple Pyramid CLP 0530 2, 1999, CD)
Yes — The Ladder Yes — The Ladder
(Eagle Records EAGLT 088, 1999, CD)
Yes — Open Your Eyes Yes — Open Your Eyes
(Eagle Records EDL EAG 013-2, 1997, CD)
World Trade — Euphoria World Trade — Euphoria
(Magna Carta MA-9005-2, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — The Moon Revisited Various Artists — The Moon Revisited
(Magna Carta MA-9002-2, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — Tales from Yesterday Various Artists — Tales from Yesterday
(Magna Carta MA-9003-2, 1995, CD)
World Trade — World Trade World Trade — World Trade
(Polydor 839 626-2, 1989, CD)

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