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It was the Genesis of Genesis

Gabriel got out of of the iconic band on this day

Published at 6:02am 16th August 2018. 1-minute read.

It was the Genesis of Genesis

It was the Genesis of Genesis.

On this day (16th Aug) in 1975 Peter Gabriel announced he was leaving the iconic band.

They then auditioned more than 400 singers during the next 18 months.

But the group ended up going with Phil Collins who had been drumming for them since 1970.

For more of the best music from the decade - listen to Mix 70s

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