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Jon Anderson

English singer

Jon Anderson

English singer
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birthday
25th
October, 1944
Birth Place
Accrington, Lancashire, England
Birth Sign
scorpio
Biography

John Roy Anderson (born 25 October 1944), known professionally as Jon Anderson, is an English-American singer and songwriter 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 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 AndersonPonty Band. He has also appeared on albums by King Crimson, Tangerine Dream, Iron Butterfly, Battles and Mike Oldfield.
Anderson released his first solo album, Olias of Sunhillow, in 1976, while still a member of Yes, and subsequently released 13 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.

instruments played
Guitar
percussion
Vocals
Associated Acts

The Warriors Yes Jon and Vangelis Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe Roine Stolt King Crimson Yes Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman

Birth Name

John Roy Anderson

Genres

Progressive rock symphonic rock pop rock new-age

Labels

Atlantic Polydor Elektra Columbia Angel Windham Hill Higher Octave Eagle Cleopatra Voiceprint Wounded Bird EMI Blue lan

Occupations

Singer songwriter musician

Years Active

1963 present

Name

Jon Anderson

Nationality

United States of America, England

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