In the 1970s, the annual Knebworth festival was something of a British institution.
The influence of ‘Sgt Pepper’ cannot be overstated. After its release in 1967, the album changed not only music, but pop culture at large.
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In 1977, the group saluted what is now the longest-running TV football show in the world.
Their fifth studio album, Mike & The Mechanics’ ‘M6’ entered the Top 20 in the UK and Germany, and found the rock’n’roll supergroup firing on all cylinders.
From the hardest rock bands to the pop savants, the best power ballads transcend time and genre to pull at your heartstrings.
It barely touched the UK chart, but the album is revered by fans as a Genesis landmark.
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The band scaled new peaks with their first album of the 1980s.
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Following Steve Hackett’s departure, Genesis entered their second act with, And Then There Were Three, retaining their prog sensibilities with killer hooks.
The song was most singles buyers' introduction to Difford and Tilbrook's twin-octave split vocals, Glenn’s superb ear for melody and Chris’ razor-sharp lyrics.
It was more than a surprise when, on the chart of 6 April 1974, Genesis made their first-ever showing on the UK singles bestsellers.
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