In 1990, when most of the original members of Yes were working under the name Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe for legal reasons, Jon Anderson recorded a batch of demos for what would have been the second ABWH album. When the band reunited with Chris Squire under their original moniker, the ABWH project was abandoned, and the songs fell between the cracks. This collection preserves those demos as a part of Yes history. The arrangements are fairly bare-bones, mostly electronic, but one can imagine the elaborate sonic garments of the Yes men being draped over the skeletons of these songs without too much effort.
Billy Eckstine was looking back more than forward by 1960, and his second record for Roulette featured two remakes of familiar hits he'd enjoyed almost 20 years earlier. He also covered two average themes from forgottable movies, the first being the title song (from a Yul Brynner vehicle), the second being "Secret Love" (from a Doris Day film). It may read like a desultory date, and indeed it would have been if not for the presence of a solid jazz band and the surprisingly sympathetic arrangements of big-brass auteur Billy May.