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Background information
Origin Godalming, Surrey, England
Genre(s) Rock
Progressive Rock
Pop Rock
Years active 1967—1999
Label(s) Decca Music Group
Virgin Records
Atlantic Records
Atco Records
Rhino Records
Charisma Records
Associated acts Phil Collins
Brand X
Tony Banks
Mike Rutherford
Peter Gabriel
Steve Hackett
Anthony Phillips
Mike + The Mechanics
Gordian Knot
Chester Thompson
Website Website
Phil Collins
Tony Banks
Mike Rutherford
Former members
Peter Gabriel
Steve Hackett
Anthony Phillips
John Mayhew
John Silver
Chris Stewart
Ray Wilson

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Genesis Overview


Genesis are an English rock band that formed in 1967. The band currently comprises the longest-tenured members Phil Collins (lead vocals and drums), Mike Rutherford (guitar and bass guitar), and Tony Banks (keyboards). Peter Gabriel, Anthony Phillips and Steve Hackett also played major roles in the band in its early years. Genesis are among the top 30 highest-selling recording artists of all time with approximately 150 million albums sold worldwide.

Platinum Collection (2004) Genesis Archive #2 1976-1992 (2000) Turn It On Again: The Hits (1999) Archive 1967-75 (1998) Calling All Stations (1997) Genesis Live: The Way We Walk, Vol. 2: The Longs (1993) Genesis Live: The Way We Walk, Vol. 1: The Shorts (1992) We Can't Dance (1991) Invisible Touch (1986) Genesis (1983)

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The Stooges, Genesis, Abba Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

March 16, 2010
The Stooges and Abba were among at acts inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in New York on Monday (March 15). Genesis, reggae star Jimmy Cliff and The Hollies also joined the prestigious roll of honour.  Read more 

The Stooges, Genesis, ABBA To Enter Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

December 15, 2009
The Stooges and Genesis are among the acts set to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year. ABBA, Hollies and Jimmy Cliff will also join the prestigious roll of honour at a ceremony in New York.  Read more 

Jeremy Clarkson To Feature On New Genesis Retrospective

August 27, 2008
TV presenters Jeremy Clarkson and Tony Robinson have written sleeve notes for a new Genesis retrospective. 'The Beginning – 1970-1975', which is released on November 10th, features remastered albums and a host of rarities.  Read more 

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