Something's Coming: The BBC Recordings 1969–1970

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Something's Coming: The BBC Recordings 1969–1970
(UK)
Beyond and Before: The BBC Recordings 1969–1970
(US)
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Live album by Yes
Released 14 October 1997 (UK)
28 April 1998 (US)
Recorded 1969–1970
Genre Progressive rock, psychedelic rock
Label New Millennium Communications
Yes chronology
Keys to Ascension
(1996)Keys to Ascension1996
Something's Coming: The BBC Recordings 1969–1970
(1997)
Keys to Ascension 2
(1997)Keys to Ascension 21997
Alternative cover
US edition cover (Purple Pyramid)
US edition cover (Purple Pyramid)

Something's Coming: The BBC Recordings 1969–1970 is a compilation of live recordings by the progressive rock band, Yes. They are the only live recordings to feature the band's original lineup. It is a compilation of the band's early performances on BBC radio. The two-disc set features liner notes by original guitarist Peter Banks, who was fired from the band shortly after these recordings were made. The album was released in 1997, with supervision and notes by Banks. The US edition (licensed by Purple Pyramid, Cleopatra Records) is titled Beyond and Before: BBC Recordings 1969–1970.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one
No. Title Writer(s) Source Length
1. "Something's Coming" Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim Top Gear with John Peel, 12 January 1969 7:38
2. "Everydays" Stephen Stills Top Gear with John Peel, 12 January 1969 5:12
3. "Sweetness" Jon Anderson, Clive Bailey, Chris Squire Top Gear with John Peel, 12 January 1969 4:14
4. "Dear Father" Anderson, Squire Top Gear with John Peel, 12 January 1969 5:33
5. "Every Little Thing" John Lennon, Paul McCartney Top Gear with John Peel, 12 January 1969 5:31
6. "Looking Around" Anderson, Squire Dave Symonds Show, 4 August 1969 3:40
7. "Sweet Dreams" Anderson, David Foster Dave Lee Travis Show, 19 January 1970 3:26
8. "Then" Anderson Dave Lee Travis Show, 19 January 1970 4:19
9. "No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed" Richie Havens German broadcast, date unknown 4:18
Disc two
No. Title Writer(s) Source Length
1. "Astral Traveller" Anderson Live on Sunday Show (intro by John Peel), 17 March 1970 6:01
2. "Then" Anderson Live on Sunday Show, 17 March 1970 5:15
3. "Every Little Thing" Lennon, McCartney Live on Sunday Show, 17 March 1970 6:49
4. "Everydays" Stills Live on Sunday Show, 17 March 1970 6:06
5. "For Everyone" Anderson, Squire Live on Sunday Show, 17 March 1970 4:35
6. "Sweetness" Anderson, Bailey, Squire Johnnie Walker, 14 June 1969 5:16
7. "Something's Coming" Bernstein, Sondheim Top Gear, 23 February 1969 7:58
8. "Sweet Dreams" Anderson, Foster Top Gear, 23 February 1969 4:14
9. "Beyond & Before" Squire, Bailey French broadcast, date unknown 5:28

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