Doug said: “I thought that we have played two excellent and exciting gigs.
“However, in the back of the borrowed van after the Yes gig at Kingston Polytechnic, there was one of those taking everything apart discussions: ‘so everything is terrible’, ‘it’s a waste of time’, and Freddie announces he doesn’t want to continue.
“So, as the new boy who knows nothing of their past activities and relationships, I just accept that that is the end of the experiment!
“A shame, but not unusual with bands with creative members.”
But ten days later, the final piece of the puzzle would fall into place.