SMI Radio Ep. 62 On Demand: The voice of Yes… Jon Anderson

Jon Anderson is a rock legend. You hear his one-of-a-kind voice on Yes classics such as Roundabout, And You and I, Long Distance Run Around, Owner of a Lonely Heart, Changes and many more.

His career spans 4 decades, which include several solo records, as well as collaborations with Kitaro, Vangelis, and former Yes members, Rick Wakeman and Bill Bruford. His soaring tenor, combined with his spiritual and supernatural lyrics, have won him legions of loyal fans throughout the years.

This week on SMI Radio, it is my honor and privilege to bring to you a conversation with the incomparable Jon Anderson. Get a closer look at his storied career, his music and what inspires him to keep playing live.

Feast your ears on his collaboration with Rick Wakeman called The Living Tree, Survival and Other Stories and his most recent release, the epic Open, as well as your favorite Yes tunes.

Check out Jon’s complete body of solo work from his discography.

Jon will be in town next week playing two shows at The Triple Door, Monday, June 11th and Tuesday, June 12th.

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Not only is he a multi-media journalist, he is also an accomplished musician. He is the founder of SMI and drives the creative look, feel and branding for the publication. His years of writing, arranging, and performing live music in a variety of genres inform his ability to communicate the message and the mechanics of music. Roth’s work on SMI reflects his philosophy that music is the universal language, and builds community. He believes it has the power to unite people of every race, religion, gender, and persuasion.