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|Greenwood PL - Greenwood||BIO COLLINS (Text)||36626103791521||Adult Biographies||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781101907474
- ISBN: 1101907479
- Physical Description: 371 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
- Edition: First U.S. edition.
- Publisher: New York : Crown Archetype, 
- Copyright: ©2016
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Not drowning but waving -- Traveling to the beat of a different drum -- "Drummer seeks band; has own sticks" -- The ballad of All things must pass -- The genesis of Genesis -- From Blue Boar to Fox's Head -- Lamb lies down, singer flies off -- Family man, frontman -- The divorce that roared -- Ace value -- Hello, I must be busy -- Hello, I must be busy II -- Live Aid: My part in its downfall -- The great brain robbery -- But seriously, folks -- Faxgate -- Taxgate -- Big band, big apes, big love -- Goodbye to all that -- Turn it on again, turn it off again -- Straitjacket required -- Not dead yet.
Phil Collins pulls no punches -- about himself, his life, or the ecstasy and heartbreak that has inspired his music. In this memoir, he tells the story of his epic career, with an auspicious debut at age 11 in a crowd shot from the Beatles' legendary film A Hard Day's Night. A drummer since almost before he could walk, Collins received on-the-job training in the seedy, thrilling bars and clubs of 1960s swinging London before finally landing the drum seat in Genesis. He would step into the spotlight on vocals after the departure of Peter Gabriel and begin to stockpile the songs that would rocket him to international fame with the release of Face Value and "In the Air Tonight." Collins recalls jamming with Eric Clapton and Robert Plant, pulling together a big band fronted by Tony Bennett, and writing the music for Disney's animated Tarzan. And of course he answers the pressing question on everyone's mind: just what does "Sussudio" mean?
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