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Musique 365: Day 106: Genesis - Genesis

A three-day run of Genesis material kicks off with the first LP I ever bought. October 1983. ‘Mama’ was the song of the moment (although if I’d realised at the time it was about a man’s obsession with a prostitute, I’m not sure if I would have listened to it so readily – put it down to naivety) 49 more words

Classic Rock Almanac: March 27

TRIVIA Genesis keyboardist Tony Banks celebrates his 64th birthday today. In the late 1980s, Banks put together a short-lived solo project. For it, he created a band name that was a pun on his last name. 190 more words

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March 27 in history

196 BC  Ptolemy V ascended to the throne of Egypt.

1306 Robert The Bruce was crowned King of Scotland at Scone.

1309  Pope Clement V… 801 more words


Face Value - Phil Collins (1981)

Of all the Phil Collins solo albums out there, his first one is my favorite. Not only does it sound very much like a Genesis album, it has the kind of dark mystery about it that his music never seemed to re-capture as he became a chart regular for the next 10 years or so. 722 more words


Genesis- Selling England By the Pound

The first album that I really got into, listening and re-listening to over and over on my parent’s VCR when I was 15, was Selling England by the Pound… 876 more words

Mechanical Years

It was with great anticipation that I ordered and devoured Mike Rutherford‘s autobiography The Living Years.  After all, Mike’s been a musical hero to me, from his early days in… 752 more words

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Classic Music Review: Nursery Cryme by Genesis

Genesis is a band worthy of study because their work combines the best and worst tendencies of progressive rock. In the four albums featuring the “core” band ( 2,647 more words

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