Prog Rock Artists Born in May – May the Prog be With You

Prog Rock Artists Born in May … Steve Winwood (Traffic). Born: 13 May 1948 Steve Hogarth (Marillion). Born: 14 May 1959 Brian Eno (Roxy Music). Born: 15 May 1948 Mike Oldfield. Born: 15 May 1953 Robert Fripp. Born: 16 May 1946 Bill Bruford (Yes). Born: 17 May 1949 Andrew Latimer (Camel). Born: 17 May 1949 Rick Wakeman (Yes). Born: 18 May 1949 Jaki Liebezeit (Can). Born: 26 May 1938 Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree). Born: 28 May 1963 Gary Brooker (Procol…

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Happy Halloween

Steven Wilson – The Holy Drinker Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells Rush – Witch Hunt Released 12 years apart, The Musical Box and Home by the Sea both contain ghostly themes. Plus these are two amazing songs from quite different musical eras of Genesis. The Musical Box From the album Nursery Cryme. Released 12 November 1971 The song is based on a story of two Victorian children one called Henry and the other called Cynthia. Poor Henry is beheaded by his friend Cynthia…

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Happy New Year 2018

What an incredible year we’ve had! Two major highlights in 2017: Thanks to everyone for your continued support! Wishing every day of the new year to be filled with success, happiness and prosperity for you all, happy new year!    

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May the 4th Be With You

  Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes Mashup with Genesis #genesis #duke #starwars #lukeskywalker #philcollins #petergabriel #music #lp #vinyl A photo posted by WhyTheLongPlayFace (@whythelongplayface) on Sep 26, 2016 at 12:56pm PDT A photo posted by WhyTheLongPlayFace (@whythelongplayface) on Sep 17, 2016 at 3:29am PDT

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Move over Easter Bunny, here comes the Easter Fox

Transformation and Transmutation Within the annotated lyrics of the epic “Supper’s Ready”, it mentions Peter Gabriel’s explorations into the transformation and transmutation of things, which The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway would be his pinnacle statement with Genesis. Along with someone turning into a flower, we also have a fox on the rocks, with a rather obscure german spelling to have it match the spelling of rocks – another transformation. I believe the spelling ‘Focks’ is a surname. The German spelling lead me…

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5 Genesis Christmassy / Wintry Songs

To be honest there aren’t any Genesis Christmas songs; which is probably a good thing :) However there are few that have a wintry feel, and some mentioning ‘Christmas’ in the lyrics. 1. Snowbound This may seem Christmassy at first but it does turn pretty dark. 2. Blood On The Rooftops “We always watch the Queen on Christmas Day” 3. A Winter’s Tale 4. Undertow 5. Jesus He Knows Me Really pushing the reference :) Just For Fun Thotch –…

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