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Wednesday, 21st February 2018

 'SELLING RECORDS BY THE POUND' - DISC FINDS TOMORROW'S STARS TODAY  From Disc Magazine, November 10th, 1973 He's not the easiest of people to interview," they said, "not that he's unco-operative, you understand, just very shy." Be that as it probably is, when this interview was due to start in Peter Gabriel's flat at the unconductive hour of 10 am. he...

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- SOUNDS special on Genesis' extraordinary US debut at the Philharmonic Hall, New York, 12.12.72. From Sounds, December 23, 1972  Report by Jerry Gilbert. (There are a couple of "drop outs" in the middle of the article - a few words and sentences were unreadable.)  "OK. Let's see your papers," barked the customs official at Kennedy International Airport. "But we...

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Probably from NME - just after 'I Know What I Like' was released =  Do you want to hear some stories?     Written by Steve Clarke Like the one about Rita Pavone's brother recording a Genesis song? And the time old Jonathan "I'm just-making-the-one-record-to-finance-my-studies" King got involved with Genesis and even suggested their name? And Peter...

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Some New York Times Reviews '72 -'74  New York Times, April 7, 1973 A black-clad singer has large batwings on his shoulders; the organ player rumbles along, a mixture of Notre Dame de Paris and Fillmore East; black lighting makes everything luminous violet; flash and flare come from the sides of the stage -- theater rock is alive again in New York, delivered by the British group...

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 A Nursery Cryme review - from Rolling Stone, 26.10.1971. From Rolling Stone, October 26, 1971. by Richard Cromelin. 'NURSERY CRYME' CHARISMA CAS 1052 The countryside cottage in which (it says here) Genesis regrouped their creative energies must have had a lot of strange stuff coming out of the walls to have been worthy of hosting this new contender for the coveted British...

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 'Genesis - Sit, Look and Listen.'   by Richard Green from Music Scene.  Note - I think this is from a publication called "MUSIC SCENE" and will date from 1973 sometime between Foxtrot and Selling England By The Pound. In these days, when so-called weanyboppers are gradually becoming more and more vociferous and bands are striving to create uproar...

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From The Times, January 15, 1974. by Michael Wale. A segment of rock music history is created this evening by the appearance of Genesis at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, for five nights. There have been a few Sunday night concerts at Drury Lane in the past, but never before has a rock group taken over the house for a week. It is fitting that Genesis should be the group to do so, because...

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from NME, August 25, 1973  Three months is a long time for a band to be out of the limelight: But Genesis feel they can afford it. BARBARA CHARONE talks to three members of Britain's only cosmic flower show - headlining this Sunday's bill at Reading. "OBVIOUSLY we're out of the public's attention - but we come back that much stronger; some bands seem afraid to...

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- Mitchell Paul talks to Peter Gabriel about the past, present and future of Genesis. From Music Scene, October 1973 Take note of this - in the August 4 issue of New Musical Express the album, 'Genesis Live', entered the top 30 chart. The following week they reviewed it. When a group's record makes the chart before the reviewing scribes can get to work you know the group is...

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The Circus Magazine Interview by Scott Cohen, October 1973 Genesis are probably the most British of all English rock bands. Some music writers, in fact, consider that Genesis don't actually play rock music at all, but use the vehicle of today's most popular art form to convey their strikingly individual antique visions. Hard rock is based on the black man's rhythm & blues,...

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Why Genesis wouldn't chop up 'The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway'' Article from Circus Magazine No. 106; March 1975; pp 66 - 70 For years Genesis had dreamed of cooking up their most powerful of surreal visuals and mesmerizing music. Yet they feared their ambitious new double album might prove too intense for in-concert consumption. by Ron Ross  Peter Gabriel stared at...

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