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Coming off the success of A Trick of the Tail, Genesis did not loiter long before staring recording sessions for their eighth studio album. Perhaps they were trying to consolidate the new Peter Gabriel-less quartet or maybe there was material left over from… 518 more words

60s & 70s Music

The Daily Cut: Genesis "Man on the Corner"

Genesis: “Man on the Corner”

ALBUM:  Abacab

YEAR:  1981

WRITER:  Phil Collins

Peaked at number-40 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Genesis keyboardist Tony Banks said of all the songs the band has performed live, Phil Collins’ “Man on the Corner” just might be the toughest for him.  157 more words


Classic Rock Almanac March 27, 2015


Today’s Question: Genesis keyboardist Tony Banks celebrates his 65th birthday today (March 27th).

How many studio albums did Genesis make with Peter Gabriel as lead singer, before he left and Phil Collins took over? 413 more words


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


Tony Banks: New Quarterback Situation On Texans Not Much Of An Improvement

Former Texans quarterback Tony Banks joined Mad Radio and they talked about the quarterback situation with the Houston Texans, his thoughts on the top QB’s in the NFL Draft and what kind of season the Texans will have next year. 6 more words


Throwback Thursday - Genesis: A Trick Of The Tail

A lot of people wrote off Genesis after lead singer and songwriter Peter Gabriel, an original member of the band, departed in 1975 to pursue other musical interests including production and, later on, a solo recording career. 365 more words


The founding member of legendary rock band Genesis looks both back and forward. 

By Steve Houk

Mike Rutherford was surprised. Stunned, really.

I mean, you’d think an internationally respected rock musician and founding member of Hall of Fame rock band Genesis might not get surprised by too much these days. 1,281 more words