Today’s Question: Phil Collins was announced as the new drummer of Genesis on August 4th, 1970.
What was the name of the drummer on the band’s debut album, From Genesis to Revelation?
a) John Mayhew (their second drummer, who was replaced by Collins)
b) John Rutsey (Rush’s first drummer)
c) John Silver
d) John Weathers (he played with Gentle Giant)
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2004-Eric Clapton joins Buddy Holly‘s old group The Crickets at the West Hollywood House of Blues to celebrate the release of The Crickets and Their Buddies CD, which features Clapton and Graham Nash.
1984-Phil Collins marries Jill Tavelman in Shalford, England. An impromptu trio of Collins, Eric Clapton and Robert Plant performs at the reception.
1980-John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin recording Double Fantasy at New York’s Hit Factory Studio.
1980-Pink Floyd starts a run of six consecutive nights at London’s Earl’s Court, performing The Wall in their homeland for the first time.
1979-Led Zeppelin play their first U-K date in four years to 120-thousand fans at the annual Knebworth Festival.
1975-Robert Plant and his family are seriously injured in a car accident on vacation on the Mediterranean island of Rhodes. Led Zeppelin postpone their fall U-S tour.
1970-Jim Morrison is arrested for public drunkenness in L-A.
1970-Phil Collins joins Genesis on drums, replacing John Mayhew.
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c) John Silver