Genesis: Chapter and Verse

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This book is the first time in over 20 years that Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel and Mike Rutherford have collaborated creatively on a project, working together to create the complete history of Genesis. It is a story that spans 30 years and 30 albums selling a staggering 212 million copies worldwide. It embraces world tours that have played to 25 million people and it covers the high-profile departure over the years of one vocalist, (Peter Gabriel), one highly influential guitarist (Steve Hackett) and their best-known drummer and vocalist (Phil Collins). Key fellow members of the band, management, road crew and entourage have also been interviewed, including Jonathan King (their first manager, who got Genesis signed to Decca in 1967), long-time cohort and road manager Richard MacPhail, Anthony Phillips (guitarist, founder member to 1970), Tony Smith (manager since 1973), drummers Bill Bruford, Chris Stewart and John Silver, and Ray Wilson, the Genesis vocalist after Phil Collins.

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Phil Collins is a successful solo artist and was drummer and vocalist in Genesis. Peter Gabriel is a successful solo artist and was front man of Genesis. Mike Rutherford was a founding member of Genesis. Tony Banks is the group's songwriter, keyboard player and a surviving founder member. Peter Gabriel was also a founder member but left in 1975 to pursue a successful solo career. Phil Collins joined Genesis in 1970 and 15 years later, whilst taking time out from the group, he became one of the world's bestselling solo male artists, before finally quitting in 1996. Vocalist Mike Rutherford, also a surviving founder, has had a successful parallel career with Mike & the Mechanics.

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"a compulsive read - ****" Q "The pictures and the production values are breathtaking. Full of witty, pithy quotes. this is essential" Record Collector

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