And then there were two: Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks faced some uncertain weather when they set out to prove there was Genesis after Phil Collins with 1997’s “Calling All Stations.” Did the addition of Ray Wilson on vocals satisfy fans, or did the whole endeavor leave them feeling … shipwrecked? The members of the tabletop discuss!
At the end of the day, sit back, pour yourself a cup of moonshine, and enjoy the Tabletop’s take on Mike Rutherford’s first solo outing, 1980’s “Smallcreep’s Day.”
Voting has ended, but tune in to our upcoming “Second Out: Redux” episode to hear the results!
From the “how much more black could it be?” cover of From Genesis to Revelation to the ectoplasmic font of Calling All Stations, the members of the Tabletop put their spin on the album artwork of Genesis. Plus, we’re counting down the Top 10 Genesis Album Covers as chosen by you, the listeners! [Note: the giveaway mentioned in the episode has now ended]
In this special holiday episode, guitarist/songwriter extraordinaire Mike Keneally (Frank Zappa, Joe Satriani, Dethklok, and many more) discusses his passion for the music of Genesis. Mike touches on all aspects of his fandom, from how he first discovered the band and drawing The Lamb cover from memory, to creating his own custom Ant Phillips playlists! Plus, Mike recalls how he experienced a “close encounter of the frisbee kind” in 1977 at his first Genesis concert.
Check out Mike’s music at www.keneally.com, or wherever fine music is available.
Could Genesis’ Mike Rutherford have written the theme to “Stranger Things” back in 1979? His song, “Between the Tick and the Tock” from his solo album Smallcreep’s Day works oddly well. Stranger things have happened …