The Best Yes Albums of All Time Albums

The Best Yes Albums of All Time

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Beloved by many, Yes are considered to be one of the greatest progressive rock bands of all time. Here are the best Yes albums of all time, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Yes discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Yes albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Yes singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums.

Since its formation in 1968, English rock band Yes started off with rearranged covers of rock, pop, blues, and jazz songs before transitioning into progressive rock and later, into a more pop style. In 1985, Yes won the Grammy for Best Rock Instrumental Performance wth "Cinema." Yes have been nominated for inclusion into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014, 2015, and 2016. With singles like "Roundabout" and "Owner of a Lonely Heart," Yes may get inducted in the future. 

If you think the greatest Yes album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Yes album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular. If you want to know, "What is the Best Yes album of all time?" or "What are the top Yes albums?" then this list will answer your questions. 

The list you're viewing has a variety of albums, like Close to the Edge and 90125. This list of popular Yes CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You're able to copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share with your friends.

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    1972

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    1971

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    1971

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    1978

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    1987

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    Heaven and Earth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Yes Albums of All Time

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    1989

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    Keys to Ascension is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Yes Albums of All Time


    Keys to Ascension 1996

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    Keys to Ascension 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Yes Albums of All Time


    Keys to Ascension 2 1997

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    1991

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