Genesis Guitarist Steve Hackett Talks ‘Selling England by the Pound’ Tour

Genesis Guitarist Steve Hackett Talks ‘Selling England by the Pound’ Tour
The last time Steve Hackett played New York’s Beacon Theatre, it was April 1976, and Genesis had been on their first tour without frontman Peter Gabriel for a mere two weeks. They’d just promoted Phil Collins from drummer to singer, but they were very unsure if audiences would accept the change. “Everything is clear in hindsight,” says Hackett. “But we didn’t know if we’d be accepted by audiences that wanted us in the batwings playing ‘Watcher of the Skies.’ It wasn’t a foregone conclusion that this would work.
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