1. 100 Great Songs to Publish a Book to, #36: Peter Gabriel, Solsbury Hill

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    September 20, 2017 by ChrisJamesAuthor

    As mentioned elsewhere on this list, seldom did the solo work of Genesis’s members display anything like the magic which …
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  2. 100 Great Songs to Publish a Book to, #37: Genesis, Abacab

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    September 19, 2017 by ChrisJamesAuthor

    With the benefit of 36 years of hindsight, it is possible now to appreciate fully the sheer genius behind Abacab …
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  3. 100 Great Songs to Publish a Book to, #38: Donna Summer, State of Independence

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    September 19, 2017 by ChrisJamesAuthor

    Sometimes one artist’s song is much better covered by another.  Jon Anderson (of Yes fame) wrote and recorded this with …
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  4. 100 Great Songs to Publish a Book to, #39: Genesis, Ripples

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    September 18, 2017 by ChrisJamesAuthor

    A Banks/Hackett/Rutherford masterpiece.  After Gabriel left Genesis following The Lamb tour in 1975, the desire to prove to audiences that …
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  5. 100 Great Songs to Publish a Book to, #40: Lightning Seeds, Pure

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    September 18, 2017 by ChrisJamesAuthor

    The 1990s were a lot like the 1970s, only without the talent.  A significant exception was Ian Broudie who, after …
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  6. 100 Great Songs to Publish a Book to, #41: Mike + The Mechanics, Heaven Doesn’t Care

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    September 17, 2017 by ChrisJamesAuthor

    As noted earlier in this list, seldom in their solo ventures did the members of Genesis reach anything like the …
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  7. 100 Great Songs to Publish a Book to, #42: Electric Light Orchestra, Dreaming of 4000

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    September 17, 2017 by ChrisJamesAuthor

    It is possible to argue that Jeff Lynne kept ELO as a broadly progressive group until as late as 1975’s …
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