Genesis
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1967
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Genesis

Genesis Biography (Wikipedia)

Genesis were an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967. The most commercially successful and longest-lasting line-up includes keyboardist Tony Banks, bassist/guitarist Mike Rutherford and drummer/singer Phil Collins. Other important members were the original lead singer Peter Gabriel and guitarist Steve Hackett. The band underwent many changes in musical style over its career, from folk music to progressive rock in the 1970s, before moving towards pop at the end of the decade. They have sold 21.5 million RIAA-certified albums in the US and their worldwide sales are estimated to be between 100 million and 150 million.

Formed by five Charterhouse pupils including Banks, Rutherford, Gabriel, and Anthony Phillips, Genesis was named by former pupil Jonathan King who arranged them to record several unsuccessful singles and an album. After splitting with King, the group began touring professionally, signing with Charisma Records. Following the departure of Phillips, Genesis recruited Collins and Hackett and recorded several progressive rock style albums, with live shows centred around Gabriel's theatrical costumes and performances. The group were initially commercially successful in Europe, before entering the UK charts with Foxtrot (1972). They followed this with Selling England by the Pound (1973) and The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway (1974) before Gabriel decided to leave the group.

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Invisible Touch
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Invisible Touch
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Follow You Follow Me
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Follow You Follow Me
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Return Of The Giant Hogweed - Paris Theatre 1972
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Return Of The Giant Hogweed - Paris Theatre 1972
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Musical Box Story / The Musical Box - Paris Theatre 1972
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Musical Box Story / The Musical Box - Paris Theatre 1972
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Fountains Of Salmacis - Paris Theatre 1972
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Fountains Of Salmacis - Paris Theatre 1972
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Turn It On Again
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Turn It On Again
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Throwing It All Away
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Throwing It All Away
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Match Of The Day
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Match Of The Day
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Hold on My Heart
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Hold on My Heart
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Jesus He Knows Me
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Jesus He Knows Me
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I Can't Dance
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I Can't Dance
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Land Of Confusion
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Land Of Confusion
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In Too Deep
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In Too Deep
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A Trick Of The Tail
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A Trick Of The Tail
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Glastonbury: 1979
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1979-06-21T01:51:22
21
Jun
1979

Glastonbury: 1979

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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