Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis)

~ Person

Legal name: John Roy Anderson


John Roy Anderson (born 25 October 1944) is an English singer, songwriter and musician, best known as the former lead singer of the progressive rock band Yes, which he formed in 1968 with bassist Chris Squire. He was a member of the band across three tenures until 2008. Anderson was also a member of ARW along with former Yes bandmates Rick Wakeman and Trevor Rabin from 2016 to 2020. Together with bassist Lee Pomeroy and drummer Lou Molino III, they toured under the name Yes Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman.

Anderson is also noted for his solo career and collaborations with other artists, including Vangelis as Jon and Vangelis, Roine Stolt as Anderson/Stolt, and Jean-Luc Ponty as the Anderson Ponty Band. He has also appeared on albums by King Crimson, Tangerine Dream, Iron Butterfly, Milton Nascimento, Battles, Mike Oldfield and Kitaro.

Anderson released his first solo album, Olias of Sunhillow, in 1976, while still a member of Yes, and subsequently released 14 more albums as a solo artist. Anderson became an American citizen in 2009. In 2017, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Yes.

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1976Olias of SunhillowJon Anderson47
1980Song of SevenJon Anderson3.54
1982AnimationJon Anderson34
19853 ShipsJon Anderson35
1988In the City of AngelsJon Anderson33
1994Change We MustJon Anderson34
1994DeseoJon Anderson22
1995Angels EmbraceJon Anderson22
1996ToltecJon Anderson22
1996The Lost Tapes of OpioJon Anderson2
1997EarthmotherearthJon Anderson1
1997The Promise RingJon Anderson2
1998The More You KnowJon Anderson31
2006In Elven Lands / The FellowshipJon Anderson & Carvin Knowles21
2006Searching for the SongsJon Anderson1
2006Watching the Flags That FlyJon Anderson1
2008From Me to YouJon Anderson1
2010Survival & Other StoriesJon Anderson31
2010The Living TreeAnderson/Wakeman22
2016Invention of KnowledgeAnderson / Stolt44
2017Køligst af alle katteHøxbroeLangkildeAnderson21
20191000 Hands: Chapter OneJon Anderson42
Reason to LiveJon Anderson1

Album + Interview

2006InterviewJon Anderson1

Album + Live

1994The Best of South America 1993Jon Anderson1
2005Tour of the UniverseJon Anderson1
2006Live in Sheffield 1980Jon Anderson with The New Life Band1
2007The Mother's Day ConcertJon Anderson1
2007Live From La La LandJon Anderson1
2007Binaural in BostonJon Anderson1
2011The Living Tree in Concert, Part OneAnderson/Wakeman3

Album + Remix

1995The Deseo RemixesThe Future Sound of London, Global Communication, Transglobal Underground, Deep Forest, Source music by Jon Anderson41


1984Here She Comes / Cage of FreedomBonnie Tyler / Jon Anderson2
1986ShineMike Oldfield with Jon Anderson3
1994Change We MustJon Anderson1
1994Candle SongJon Anderson1
2005State of IndependenceJon Anderson1


1994Close to the HypeJon Anderson1
2011OpenJon Anderson1
The FellowshipJon Anderson & Carvin Knowles1

EP + Compilation

2006The Lost Tapes SamplerJon Anderson1

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