Jon Anderson

1944 - Today

Jon Anderson

John Roy Anderson (born 25 October 1944), known professionally as Jon Anderson, is an English singer and songwriter, best known as the lead singer of the progressive rock band Yes, which he co-founded in 1968 with bassist Chris Squire. He was a member of the band across three tenures between 1968 and 2008. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jon Anderson has received more than 1,543,087 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 400th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.93

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Jon Anderson ranks 402 out of 3,001Before him are Dino Merlin, Ghena Dimitrova, Miley Cyrus, Leyla Gencer, Arsen Dedić, and Grethe Ingmann. After him are Zeca Afonso, Denny Doherty, Pinetop Perkins, Percy Sledge, Noel Gallagher, and Stevie Nicks.

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Among people born in 1944, Jon Anderson ranks 144Before him are Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia, Michael Rosbash, Stockard Channing, Herbert Wimmer, Norodom Ranariddh, and Sirhan Sirhan. After him are Christian de Portzamparc, Sondra Locke, Billy Cobham, Alice Walker, G. W. Bailey, and Chico Mendes.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jon Anderson ranks 1,471 out of 5,347Before him are Margaret Burbidge (1919), Andrew Lincoln (1973), John Latham (1740), James Faulkner (1948), Edward Walter Maunder (1851), and Gorden Kaye (1941). After him are Harry Gregg (1932), Constantine II of Scotland (801), David Thewlis (1963), Henry Allingham (1896), Ian Rush (1961), and Edmund Kean (1787).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Jon Anderson ranks 51Before him are Ed Sheeran (1991), Marc Bolan (1947), Rod Evans (1947), Ronnie Biggs (1929), Malcolm McLaren (1946), and Eddie the Eagle (1963). After him are Noel Gallagher (1967), James Blunt (1974), Peter Green (1946), Maggie Reilly (1956), Paul Di'Anno (1958), and John Wetton (1949).