Archive for the 'Genesis' Category

Bill Bruford on Genesis, Yes, and King Crimson

Posted by pharland on February 2nd, 2008 filed in 1970s, Bruford, Bill, Genesis, King Crimson, Progressive Rock, Yes

I recently took the book Genesis: Chapter and Verse (2007) out of the library. It’s mainly a collection of quotations from each of the band members, as well as collaborators, on various stages in Genesis’ history. There are some interesting things in here. Bill Bruford, who is best known as the drummer of Yes in [...]

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Post-Gabriel Genesis: A Trick of the Tail (1976)

Posted by pharland on September 18th, 2007 filed in 1970s, Collins, Phil, Gabriel, Peter, Genesis

Listen while you read: “Dance on a volcano” (audio snippet) I have been a fan of Genesis for some years. Just now memories are coming back of earlier days, when I was 13 (1982-83), listening to Genesis on 103 PhD, coming out of Buffalo (for many years when someone referred to a “PhD”, I thought [...]

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Peter Gabriel sings in German – 3. Melt (ein deutsches album) (1980)

Posted by pharland on August 25th, 2007 filed in 1980s, Gabriel, Peter, Genesis, Honorary songs

Listen while you read: Biko (audio snippet) I was lucky enough to find one of Peter Gabriel‘s lesser known albums at the local record store in Waterloo (“Orange Monkey”). After leaving the then well-known Genesis to pursue his solo career in the mid 1970s, Gabriel went on to create a number of interesting and somewhat [...]

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