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Genesis
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England
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After simple beginnings at the Charterhouse school, Genesis went on to become one of the seminal bands of progressive rock, and later giants of pop. The band spawned the careers of Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford, Steve Hackett, Tony Banks, and Anthony Phillips. The group came together in 1967, and over the course of their first six studio albums helped to define the new genre that came to be called Progressive Rock. As the 70s gave way to the 80s, the band successfully channeled their sound into more concise tunes and managed to produce a number of singles that charted well. After personnel changes, the band went on hiatus in the mid-90s, to return for a reunion in 2006.
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Releases on file (33)
Security Project — Slowburn Security Project — Slowburn
(7d Media no#, 2019, DL)
Steve Hackett — Steve Hackett: The Man, the Music Steve Hackett — Steve Hackett: The Man, the Music
(Wienerworld WNRD2592, 2015, DVD)
Various Artists — In the Land of Geese, Ghosts and Confusion - Tribute to Genesis Solo Careers Various Artists — In the Land of Geese, Ghosts and Confusion - Tribute to Genesis Solo Careers
(Mellow MMP553A/B, 2014, 2CD)
David Myers — Plays Genesis David Myers — Plays Genesis
(Experience EXP 207, 2005, CD)
Daryl Stuermer — Another Side of Genesis Daryl Stuermer — Another Side of Genesis
(Urban Island, 2000, CD)
Various Artists — Tribute to the Titans Various Artists — Tribute to the Titans
(Magna Carta MA-9032-2, 1999, CD)
Genesis — 1983 - 1998 Genesis — 1983 - 1998
(Atlantic R2 302460, 1998/2007, 5CD+5DVD)
Various Artists — The Fox Lies Down - A Tribute to Genesis Various Artists — The Fox Lies Down - A Tribute to Genesis
(Purple Pyramid CLP 0287, 1998, CD)
Genesis — ...Calling All Stations... Genesis — ...Calling All Stations...
(Virgin GENCD 6, 1996, CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Various Artists — The River of Constant Change - A Tribute to Genesis Various Artists — The River of Constant Change - A Tribute to Genesis
(Mellow MMP 270 A/B, 1995, 2CD)
Various Artists — Supper's Ready Various Artists — Supper's Ready
(Magna Carta MA-9004-2, 1995, CD)
Kevin Gilbert's Giraffe — A 20th Anniversary Performance of The Lamb Lies down on Broadway Kevin Gilbert's Giraffe — A 20th Anniversary Performance of The Lamb Lies down on Broadway
(The Estate of Kevin Gilbert KMG 022, 1994/2014, CD)
Genesis — Archive #2: 1976-1992 Genesis — Archive #2: 1976-1992
(Atlantic 83410-2, 1992/2000, 3CD)
Genesis — We Can't Dance Genesis — We Can't Dance
(Virgin GEN CD3, 1991, CD)
Genesis — Invisible Touch Genesis — Invisible Touch
(Charisma GENLP 2, 1986, LP)
Genesis — Genesis Genesis — Genesis
(Charisma GENLP 1, 1983, LP)
Genesis — 1976-1982 Genesis — 1976-1982
(Rhino Records R2 125436, 1982/2007, 6CD+6DVD)
Genesis — Three Sides Live Genesis — Three Sides Live
(Charisma GE 2002, 1982, 2LP)
Genesis — Abacab Genesis — Abacab
(Charisma CBR 102, 1981, LP)
Genesis — Duke Genesis — Duke
(Charisma CBR 101, 1980, LP)
Genesis — ...And Then There Were Three... Genesis — ...And Then There Were Three...
(Charisma CDS 4010, 1978, LP)
Genesis — Seconds Out Genesis — Seconds Out
(Charisma GE 2001, 1977, 2LP)
Genesis — Wind & Wuthering Genesis — Wind & Wuthering
(Charisma CDS 4005, 1977, LP)
Genesis — A Trick of the Tail Genesis — A Trick of the Tail
(Charisma CDS 4001, 1976, LP)
Genesis — Archive 1967-75 Genesis — Archive 1967-75
(Atlantic 82858-2, 1975/1998, CD)
Genesis — The Lamb Lies down on Broadway Genesis — The Lamb Lies down on Broadway
(Charisma CGS 101, 1974, 2LP)
Genesis — Live Genesis — Live
(Charisma CAS 1666, 1973, LP)
Genesis — Selling England by the Pound Genesis — Selling England by the Pound
(Charisma CAS 1074, 1973, LP)
Genesis — Foxtrot Genesis — Foxtrot
(Charisma CAS 1058, 1972, LP)
Genesis — Nursery Cryme Genesis — Nursery Cryme
(Charisma CAS 1052, 1971, LP)
Genesis — Trespass Genesis — Trespass
(Charisma CAS 1020, 1970, LP)
Genesis — From Genesis to Revelation Genesis — From Genesis to Revelation
(Decca SKL 4990, 1969, LP)

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