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1981

Abacab single – advert – Melody Maker 15th August - 1981

An advert for the forth coming Genesis single Abacab – Melody Maker 15th August 1981. (Many thanks to NOV for providing this time)

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Mead Gould – Coach tour – see Genesis live – Sounds 15th Aug - 1981

  Sounds 15th August 1981 – Advertising Mead Gould Coach tours to Europe to see Genesis at either Brussels or Frankfurt (with two quality choices with regard to Frankfurt).   …

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Abacab / Another Record - 1981

  Abacab was the first single from the new and fresh sounding album Abacab, it would mark a departure from the typical Genesis sound that had changed little before the …

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Abacab Album advert – source unknown - 1981

  here is an Album advert for Abacab,

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Genesis – Abacab Press Kit - 1981

An incomplete Abacab press kit on Atlantic Records (therefore American press kit) This kit contains press photos and band biography but we assume a sheet or more about the new …

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Melody Maker – Paul Colbert review - 1981

  A review of Abacab, I think I disagree with it personally!

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Cathi Wheatley – Abacab album review – source unknown - 1981

  Another review not certain which music magazine/paper this is from.

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Genesis – press photo - 1981

This is an Abacab album era Charisma Records press photo.

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Abacab French tour dates advert - 1981

The Abacab tour A tour flyer for the French leg of the Abacab tour of 1981.

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Tour advert – Mead Gould advert – Sounds 12th Sept - 1981

Another classic Mead Gould coach tours advert! From Sounds 12th September 1981! (thanks to NOV for providing the item)

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Abacab - 1981

Tracks 1. Abacab 2. No Reply at All 3. Me and Sarah Jane 4. Keep it Dark 5. Dodo/Lurker 6. Whodunnit? 7. Man on the Corner 8. Like it or …

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Ticket – Plaza De Toros – Barcelona – 25th September - 1981

Abacab Tour A ticket for the show at The Plaza De Toros (Bull Ring) – Barcelona, Spain on the 25th September 1981 (Many thanks to Chris Leet for such an …

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Abacab – Album and Single advert – Billboard 26th September - 1981

This is an Advert for the Album “Abacab” and the new single “No Reply At All” published in Billboard on the 26th September 1981. (Many thanks to Chris Leet for this …

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Hugh Fielder interviews Genesis – Sounds 26th September - 1981

Genesis are interviewed by Hugh Fielder during the Abacab tour rehearsals at The Shepperton Film studios! (Many thanks to Nov for this article)

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Gig poster – Genesis – Arena Des Frejus – Frejus – 29th September - 1981

Abacab Tour 1981 This is a poster for the show at The Arena Des Frejus, Frejus, France on the 29th September 1981. Note: Arena Des Frejus is a 1st Century …

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Tony, Mike and Phil on Sheffield’s Radio Hallam - 1981

Interview with each member of the band from Radio Hallam. They discuss the latest studio album (Abacab) and the upcoming shows in England, plus the rehearsals. We get to hear …

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Ticket – Genesis – Frejus – 29th Sept - 1981

The Abacab Tour A ticket for the show at The Arena – Frejus – France on the 29th September 1981. (Many thanks to Chris Leet for this ticket)

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Genesis – Ticket – Chateau Blanc – Avignon – 30th September - 1981

The Abacab tour A ticket for the show at The Palais Des Expositions – Chateau Blanc – Avignon, France on the 30th September 1981. (Many thanks to Chris Leet for …

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Genesis – Ticket – Palais Des Sports – Lyon – 1st October - 1981

The Abacab tour A ticket for the show at The Palais Des Sports in Lyon, France on the 1st October 1981 (Many thanks to Jeff Kaa for this Abacab tour …

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Ticket – Genesis – Palais Des Sport – Lyon – 1st October - 1981

Abacab tour A ticket for the show at The Palais Des Sport, Lyon, France on the 1st October 1981. (Many thanks to ‎Sergio Francesco Amorico‎ for this ticket)

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Ticket – Genesis – Gronenoordhal – Lieden – 3rd October - 1981

The Abacab Tour A ticket for the show at The Gronenoordhal in Lieden, Holland on the 3rd October 1981. This was the infamous booing concert were some of the fans …

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Ticket – Genesis – Eilenriedehalle – Hannover – 13th October - 1981

Abacab tour A ticket for the show at The Eilenriedehalle in Hannover, Germany on the 13th October 1981. (Many thanks to Chris Leet for this Abacab tour ticket and many …

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Ticket – Genesis – Congresshalle – Hamburg – Germany – 15th – October - 1981

The Abacab Tour A ticket for the show at The Congresshalle in Hamburg, Germany on the 15th October 1981. (Many thanks for this item, Chris Leet and for other items …

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Ticket – The Sporthalle – Koln – Germany – 16th October - 1981

The Abacab Tour (European leg) A ticket for the show at The Sporthalle in Koln (Cologne) Germany on the 16th October 1981. (this is kindly supplied by Chris Leet and …

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Genesis – Ticket – The Sporthalle – Koln – 17th October - 1981

The Abacab tour A ticket for the show at The Sporthalle Koln / Cologne – Germany – 17th October 1981. (Many thanks to Jeff Kaa for this Abacab tour ticket)

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LA Times – Abacab review – 18th October - 1981

LA Times 18th October 1981 – review of the Genesis album, Abacab – review written by Ken Kubernick. (Many thanks to Chris Leet for this item and many others) (Note: item …

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Ticket – Hippodrome – Paris – 19th October - 1981

Abacab Tour A ticket for the show at The Hippodrome in Paris, France on the 19th October 1981. (Many thanks to Chris Leet for this ticket)

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Ticket – Genesis – Hippodrome – Paris – 20th Oct - 1981

The Abacab Tour A ticket for the show at The Hippodrome in Paris, France on the 20th October 1981 (many thanks to Chris Leet for this ticket and many others)

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Interview – Tony Banks – Each One Third – Muziekkrant – 21st October - 1981

An interview with Tony Banks conducted during the Abacab tour of Europe. We think it the interview as conducted on the day of the Lieden concert, Interview conducted by Alfred …

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Ticket – Vorst National – Brussels – 22nd October - 1981

Abacab tour A ticket for the show at Vorst National Brussels, Belgium on the 22nd October 1981. (Many thanks to Chris Leet for this ticket)

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Ticket – Genesis – Metz – France – 23rd October - 1981

The Abacab Tour A ticket for the show at The Parc Des Expositions in Metz, France on the 23rd October 1981 (Many thanks to Mark Kenyon for this ticket)

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Record Mirror – Vorst blood – Robin Prichard - 1981

  Printed in Record Mirror (unknown date) A review of the Genesis Abacab tour gig held at Vorst National – Brussels on the 22nd October 1981. (Many thanks to Nov …

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Keep It Dark – single – advert – Sounds 24th October - 1981

An advert for the single Keep It Dark, published in Sounds on the 24th October 1981. (Many thanks to NOV for this item)

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Genesis – Ticket – Westfalenhalle – Dortmund – 27th October - 1981

Abacab tour A ticket for the show at The Westfalenhalle in Dortmund, Germany on the 27th October 1981. (Many thanks to Jeff Kaa for this Abacab European tour ticket)

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Ticket – Genesis – The Festhalle in Frankfurt – Germany – 30th October - 1981

Abacab Tour A ticket for the show at The Festhalle in Frankfurt, Germany on the 30th October 1981. (Many thanks to Chris Leet for this ticket)

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Ticket – Festhalle – Frankfurt – 31st October - 1981

Abacab Tour A ticket for the show at The Festhalle in Frankfurt, Germany on the 31st October 1981. (Many thanks to Chris Leet for this ticket)

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Keep It Dark / Naminanu - 1981

Keep It Dark was released on the 31st October 1981 reaching number 33 in the UK charts and staying in the charts for 4 weeks. Side A Keep It Dark …

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The Old Grey Whistle Stop! – Chris Bohn – David Corio – NME 31st Oct - 1981

Chris Bohn takes the now infamous Mead Gould coach trip to Cologne to see Genesis on their Abacab tour along with 9 other coach loads of British Fans! NME 31st Oct …

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Ticket – Deutschlandhalle – Berlin – 2nd November - 1981

The Abacab tour A ticket for the show at The Deutschlandhalle in Berlin, Germany on the 2nd November 1981 (Many thanks to Jeff Kaa for this German – Abacab tour …

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Gig Advert – Abacab tour – Montreal – Montreal Forum – November 5th - 1981

Abacab Tour An advert for the shows at The Montreal Forum on December 3rd and 4th 1981, First published in the Montreal Gazette on the 5th November 1981. (Many thanks …

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Ticket – The Civic Arena – Pittsburgh – USA – 19th November - 1981

The Abacab tour (North American leg) A ticket for the show at The Civic Arena in Pittsburgh, USA on the 19th November 1981. (this is kindly supplied by Chris Leet …

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Phil Collins interview with WMMR during Genesis Abacab tour. - 1981

Phil Collins takes a break during the Abacab tour to answer questions with Anita Gevinson. This interview is in fact seen in the Three Sides Live film. Topics discussed include, …

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Tickets – The Spectrum – Philadelphia – 26th November - 1981

Abacab Tour (North American leg) Two tickets (one full, one torn) for the show at The Spectrum in Philadelphia USA. (these are kindly supplied by Chris Leet and it is …

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Cloth Pass – The Spectrum – Philadelphia – 26th November - 1981

The Abacab tour (North American leg) A Cloth pass enabling the wearer to go BACKSTAGE at the gig at The Spectrum in Philadelphia USA on the 26th November 1981. (this …

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Cloth Pass – The Spectrum – Philadelphia – 27th November - 1981

The Abacab tour (North American leg) A Cloth pass enabling the wearer to go BACKSTAGE at the gig at The Spectrum in Philadelphia USA on the 27th November 1981. (this …

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Genesis – Ticket – The Savoy Theatre – NYC – 28th November - 1981

The Abacab tour A ticket for the show at The Savoy Theatre in New York, USA on the 28th November 1981. (Parts of the Three Sides Live Album and Video …

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Ticket – The Capital Centre – Landover – 30th November - 1981

The Abacab tour A ticket for the show at The Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland – USA on the 30th November 1981. (Many thanks to Chris Leet for this Abacab …

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Ticket – Genesis – Hartford Civic Centre – Hartford – 2nd December - 1981

Abacab tour A ticket for the show at The Hartford Civic Centre in Hartford, Connecticut, United States on the 2nd December 1981. (Many thanks to Chris Leet for this ticket …

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Genesis – Ticket – Maple Leaf Gardens – Toronto – 6th December - 1981

Abacab tour A ticket for the show at The Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto – Canada on the 6th December 1981. (Many thanks to Jeff Kaa for this Abacab tour …

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Ticket – Wembley Arena – 17th December - 1981

Abacab tour, A ticket for the Wembley Arena show on the 17th December 1981.

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Big Creeps Way – Robin Smith interviews Mike Rutherford - 1981

  Robin Smith interviews mainly Mike Rutherford of Genesis backstage at Wembley Arena 18th December 1981… most likely for the publication Record Mirror.

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Genesis – Ticket – Wembley Arena – London – 18th December - 1981

The Abacab tour A ticket for the show at Wembley Arena in London, England on the 18th December 1981. (Many thanks to Jeff Kaa for this ticket from the Abacab …

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Live review – Genesis – Waisted and Hot – Sounds – 19th December - 1981

Sounds 19th December 1981 – Waisted and Hot – Genesis live in New York Hugh Fielder of music paper Sounds, reviews the Genesis New York Savoy Theatre gig on the …

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Ticket – Wembley Arena – 19th December - 1981

Abacab tour, A ticket for the Wembley Arena show on the 19th December 1981.

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Ticket – Birmingham NEC – 20th December - 1981

Abacab Tour! A ticket for the Birmingham NEC show on the 20th December 1981.

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Record Mirror – Willing Chamelon’s – Robin Smith reviews – 18th December Wembley gig! - 1981

Robin Smith also happens to interview Mike Rutherford (mainly) on the 18th December which leads me to assume the review is from the same night 18th of December the reviewer …

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Gig review – Genesis – Birmingham Mail – 21st December - 1981

Abacab Tour A review in what we believe to be The Birmingham Mail, on the 21st December 1981. Review is written by Bob Haywood and is from the show on …

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Genesis – Ticket – The NEC – Birmingham – 21st December - 1981

The Abacab tour A ticket for the show at The NEC in Birmingham, England on the 21st December 1981. (Parts of this show were recorded for the Three Sides Live …

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Ticket – Birmingham NEC – 22nd December - 1981

Abacab tour, A ticket for the Birmingham NEC on the 22nd December 1981.

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Genesis – Ticket – The NEC – Birmingham – 23rd December - 1981

The Abacab tour A ticket for the show at The NEC in Birmingham, England on the 23rd December 1981. (Parts of this show were recorded for the Three Sides Live …

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1982

International Musician and Recording World – March 1982 - 1982

  This interview is made up from two interview sessions.

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Man on the Corner / Submarine - 1982

Catalogue Number Charisma Records (CB 393) RPM 45 Tracks Side A – Man on the Corner Side B – Submarine Credits Engineer, Mixed By – Hugh Padgham Producer – Genesis History …

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Man On The Corner / Submarine – Spanish release - 1982

This is the Spanish release of Man On The Corner (special mix) and Submarine. Max Demont’s book shows this as a March 1982 release so we shall assume it was …

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Genesis – look at themselves – Trouser Press – March - 1982

Genesis take a long look at there career in this edition of Trouser Press (March 1982) some very revealing insights by the band of course it includes Abacab which would …

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Advert – Genesis 3 x 3 single – Sounds – 15th May - 1982

An advert for the Genesis single 3 x 3 (extra tracks from the Abacab sessions) featuring Paperlate/You Might Recall/ Me and Virgil. The advert was published in Sounds music paper …

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3 x 3 EP 7 Inch (Standard and Picture Disc) - 1982

Pressing Number – GEN1 (Charisma Records) 33RPM Tracks Side A Paperlate (3:20) You Might Recall (5:30) Side B Me and Virgil (6:18) Credits Tony Banks – keyboards Phil Collins – …

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Genesis – Interview – The Montreal Gazette – 28th August - 1982

Genesis are interviewed although it mainly seems to be Mike Rutherford, subjects covered are Acting Very Strange (Mikes second solo album), Abacab and the Encore tour of 1982.

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2007

The 1976 – 1982 Blue Boxset is Released - 2007

A Trick of the Tail Dance On A Volcano – 5:54 Entangled – 6:27 Squonk – 6:27 Mad Man Moon – 7:34 Robbery, Assault and Battery – 6:16 Ripples… – …

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