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Jon Anderson

Jon Anderson
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Jon Anderson (born John Roy Anderson on 25 October 1944) is an English singer-songwriter and musician best known as the off-and-on lead vocalist in the progressive rock band Yes. He started his solo career in 1976 with Olias of Sunhillow.
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http://www.jonanderson.com
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Various Artists — A Life in Yes - The Chris Squire Tribute Various Artists — A Life in Yes - The Chris Squire Tribute
(Purple Pyramid no#, 2018, CD / LP / DL)
Alan Simon — Songwriter Alan Simon — Songwriter
(Babaïka Productions AS-001-C, 2017, 2CD)
Anderson / Stolt — Invention of Knowledge Anderson / Stolt — Invention of Knowledge
(Inside Out Music B01EWEG7DS, 2016, CD)
Anderson Ponty Band — Better Late Than Never Anderson Ponty Band — Better Late Than Never
(Liaison LM4034, 2015, CD+DVD)
Anderson / Wakeman — The Living Tree Anderson / Wakeman — The Living Tree
(Gonzo Multimedia HST050CD, 2010, CD)
Glass Hammer — Culture of Ascent Glass Hammer — Culture of Ascent
(Arion SR1825, 2007, CD)
Alan Simon — Excalibur II - The Celtic Ring Alan Simon — Excalibur II - The Celtic Ring
(EMI 0946 3856312 9, 2007, CD)
The Fellowship — In Elven Lands The Fellowship — In Elven Lands
(Voiceprint VP378CD, 2005, CD)
Jon Anderson — Tour of the Universe Jon Anderson — Tour of the Universe
(Classic Rock Productions , 2005, DVD)
Béla Fleck and the Flecktones — Outbound Béla Fleck and the Flecktones — Outbound
(Columbia 498921 2, 2000, CD)
Yes — The Ladder Yes — The Ladder
(Eagle Records EAGLT 088, 1999, CD)
Jon Anderson — The More You Know Jon Anderson — The More You Know
(Purple Pyramid CLP 0245-2, 1998, CD)
Jon Anderson — EarthMotherEarth Jon Anderson — EarthMotherEarth
(Ellipsis Arts CD4160, 1997, CD)
Yes — Open Your Eyes Yes — Open Your Eyes
(Eagle Records EDL EAG 013-2, 1997, CD)
Jon Anderson — The Promise Ring Jon Anderson — The Promise Ring
(Higher Octave VHOCD 16, 1997, CD)
Yes — Keys to Ascension Yes — Keys to Ascension
(CMC 0607686208-2, 1996, 2CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Jon Anderson — Toltec Jon Anderson — Toltec
(High Street Records 72902 10346-2, 1996, CD)
Tim Morse — Yes Stories: Yes in Their Own Words Tim Morse — Yes Stories: Yes in Their Own Words
(St. Martin's Press 0-312-144, 1996, TPB)
Jon Anderson — Angel's Embrace Jon Anderson — Angel's Embrace
(Higher Octave HOMCD 7080, 1995, CD)
Jon Anderson — Change We Must Jon Anderson — Change We Must
(Angel Records CDC 5 55088 2, 1994, CD)
Jon Anderson — Deseo Jon Anderson — Deseo
(Talking Elephant TECD216, 1994/2013, CD)
Yes — Talk Yes — Talk
(Victory 383-480-033-2, 1994, CD)
Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe — An Evening of Yes Music Plus Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe — An Evening of Yes Music Plus
(Gonzo Multimedia HST025CD, 1993/2010, 2CD)
Kitaro — Dream Kitaro — Dream
(Geffen Records GEFC 24477, 1992, CD)
Yes — Union Yes — Union
(Arista ARCD-8643, 1991, CD)
Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe — Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe — Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe
(Gonzo Multimedia HST004CDSE, 1989/2011, 2CD)
Jon Anderson — In the City of Angels Jon Anderson — In the City of Angels
(Columbia CK 40910, 1988, CD)
Jon Anderson — 3 Ships Jon Anderson — 3 Ships
(Opio VP03CD, 1985/2007, CD)
Yes — 90125 Yes — 90125
(Rhino Records R2 73796, 1983/2004, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Crises Mike Oldfield — Crises
(Caroline CAR 1850, 1983/2000, CD)
Jon Anderson — Animation Jon Anderson — Animation
(Atlantic SD 19355, 1982, LP)
Jon Anderson — Song of Seven Jon Anderson — Song of Seven
(Wounded Bird WOU 6021, 1980/2006, CD)
Yes — Yesshows Yes — Yesshows
(Friday FRM-2510, 1979/2011, 2CD)
Yes — Tormato Yes — Tormato
(Rhino Records R2 73794, 1978/2004, CD)
Yes — Going for the One Yes — Going for the One
(Atlantic SD 19106, 1977, LP)
Jon Anderson — Olias of Sunhillow Jon Anderson — Olias of Sunhillow
(Wounded Bird WOU 8180, 1976/2006, CD)
Vangelis — Heaven and Hell Vangelis — Heaven and Hell
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2421, 1975/2013, CD)
Yes — Relayer Yes — Relayer
(Atlantic SD 18122, 1974, LP)
Yes — Tales from Topographic Oceans Yes — Tales from Topographic Oceans
(Rhino Records R2 73791, 1973/2003, 2CD)
Yes — Yessongs Yes — Yessongs
(Atlantic 82682-2, 1973/1994, 2CD)
Yes — Close to the Edge Yes — Close to the Edge
(Atlantic SD 7244, 1972, LP)
Yes — Progeny: Seven Shows from Seventy-Two Yes — Progeny: Seven Shows from Seventy-Two
(Rhino Records 081227956417, 1972/2015, 14CD)
Yes — Fragile Yes — Fragile
(Atlantic SD 7211, 1971, LP)
Yes — The Yes Album Yes — The Yes Album
(Atlantic SD 8283, 1971, LP)
Yes — Beyond and Before - BBC Recordings 1969-1970 Yes — Beyond and Before - BBC Recordings 1969-1970
(Purple Pyramid CLP 0246-2, 1970/2011, 2CD)
King Crimson — Lizard King Crimson — Lizard
(Discipline KCSP3, 1970/2009, CD+DVD)
Yes — Something's Coming - BBC Recordings 1969-1970 Yes — Something's Coming - BBC Recordings 1969-1970
(Purple Pyramid CLP 0246-2, 1970/1997, 2CD)
Yes — Time and a Word Yes — Time and a Word
(Rhino Records R2 73787, 1970/2003, CD)
Yes — Yes Yes — Yes
(Rhino Records R2 73786, 1969/2003, CD)

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