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1983

MAMA – Single advert – Sounds 27th August 1983 - 1983

Mama – Single advert 12 inch and 7 inch singles, – Printed in Sounds 27th August 1983. (Many thanks to NOV for providing the item)

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Mama 12 Inch Single - 1983

Catalogue Number – MAMA 1-12 RPM Tracks Side A Mama – Long Version (7:28) Side B It’s Gonna Get Better (Long Version) (6:28) Credits Tony Banks – keyboards, drum machine Mike …

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Sounds 17th September 1983 – Mama’s Boys… – Bill Black interviews Mike Rutherford - 1983

    Phil is off playing drums with Robert Plant and Tony Banks is on holiday when Mike Rutherford is interviewed by Bill Black.

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Sounds – Hugh Fielder reviews Genesis “MAMA” Album - 1983

  Hugh Fielder reviews the Genesis album Genesis (Mama).

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Genesis release the self titled album fans dub ‘Mama’ or ‘Shapes’ - 1983

Tracks 1. Mama 2. That’s All 3. Home by the Sea 4. Second Home by the Sea 5. Illegal Alien 6. Taking it all too Hard 7. Just a Job …

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Sounds – 15th Oct 1983 – Mama (Genesis) Album advert - 1983

An advert in Sounds for the Genesis album (Genesis) or Mama/Shapes as most fans call it! first published in Sounds on the 15th October 1983. (Many thanks to Nov for …

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Modern Drummer – Phil Collins - 1983

  Phil Collins interview during the early stages of the Genesis Mama/Shapes tour of 1983.

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Press sheet – Genesis – Announce North American tour to support the Genesis album – 1st November - 1983

An Atlantic Records press sheet announcing the North American tour to support the release of the Genesis album “Genesis” along with the tour the album is mentioned along with the …

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Thats All single advert 5th November - 1983

  Publication unknown, That’s All single advert!

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Electronics & Music Maker November 1983 - 1983

  Tony Banks is interviewed in Electronics & Music Maker in November 1983

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That’s All / Taking It All Too Hard - 1983

Thats All was released on the 7th November 1983 reaching number 16 in the UK charts and staying in the charts for 11 weeks. Side A That’s All Side B Taking …

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Ticket – Genesis – The Rosemont Horizon – Chicago – 11th November - 1983

The Mama tour A ticket for the show at The Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois, USA on the 11th November 1983. (Many thanks to Lamia for this ticket)

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That’s All single – advert – Sounds 12th November - 1983

This is an advert for the single “That’s All” published in Sounds on 12th November 1983! (Many thanks to NOV for providing the item)

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Genesis – Ticket – The Rosemont Horizon – Chicago – 13th November - 1983

The Mama (Shapes) tour A ticket for the show at The Rosemont Horizon in Chicago on the 13th November 1983. (Many thanks to Jeff Kaa for this Mama tour ticket …

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Ticket – Genesis – Joe Louis Arena – Detroit – 14th November - 1983

Mama Tour A ticket for the show at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, USA on the 14th November 1983 (many thanks to Chris Leet for this and other items)

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Genesis – Ticket – The Capital Centre – Landover – 16th November - 1983

The Mama (Shapes) Tour A ticket for the show at The Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland on the 16th November 1983. (Many thanks to Jeff Kaa for this Mama tour …

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Ticket – Maple Leaf Gardens – Toronto – 22nd November - 1983

The Mama tour 1983 This is a ticket for the show at The Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Canada on the 22nd November 1983. (Many thanks to Chris Leet for this …

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A Day In The Life of the Montreal Forum – Genesis Mama tour set up! - 1983

Photographer Michael Dugas is sent by the Montreal Gazette to take photos and document the whole day that the Genesis touring crew of the MAMA tour of 1983/84 take over …

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Ticket – Hartford Civic Centre – Hartford – 1st December - 1983

Mama/Shapes tour A ticket for the show at The Hartford Civic Centre, Hartford Connecticut – USA on the 1st December 1983. (Many thanks to Chris Leet for this ticket and …

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Genesis – Ticket – Buffalo Memorial Auditorium – Buffalo – 3rd December - 1983

The Genesis (Mama or Shapes) tour A ticket for the show at The Buffalo Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, New York – USA on the 3rd December 1983. (Many thanks to …

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Press Sheet – Atlantic Records press – Genesis at MSG and Genesis goes Platinum – December 6th - 1983

An Atlantic Records press sheet 6th December 1983 Agenda is mentioned as follows, Genesis the album (1983) going Platinum and Genesis playing to 42,000 people at The Carrier Dome and …

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Ticket – The Omni Centre – Atlanta – 13th December - 1983

The MAMA tour A ticket for the show at The Omni Centre in Atlanta, America on the 13th December 1983. (Many thanks to Chris Leet for this ticket and many more)

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Ticket – The Lakeland Civic Centre – Lakeland – Florida – 16th December - 1983

The Mama tour A ticket for the show at The Lakeland Civic Centre, Lakeland Florida, USA on the 16th December 1983. (Many thanks to Jeff Kaa for this Mama tour …

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Press sheet – “Genesis” Album certified platinum – North American tour – 20th Dec - 1983

An Atlantic Records press sheet dated 20th December 1983, Informing the press about the “Genesis” album going platinum in the USA and that the North American tour resumes on the …

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1984

Genesis – Ticket – The Pacific Coliseum – Vancouver – 9th January - 1984

The Mama tour A ticket for the show at The Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver – Canada on the 9th January 1984 (Many thanks to Jeff Kaa for this Mama tour …

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Ticket – The Fabulous Forum – Los Angeles – 12th January - 1984

The Mama Tour A ticket for the show at The Fabulous Forum, Los Angeles, USA on the 12th January 1984. (Many thanks to Jeff Kaa for this Mama tour ticket)

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Press kit – Genesis – 10 years with Atlantic and USA tour 2nd Leg – 12th January - 1984

This is a press kit released by Atlantic Records on the 12th January 1984. Information enclosed: Genesis album Genesis (MAMA), Genesis USA/NA tour of 1984, Genesis signed to Atlantic 10 …

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Press kit – Genesis celebrate 10 years with Atlantic Records – Handed Awards – 17th January - 1984

Genesis are guests of honour at Spago’s restaurant in Los Angeles – Atlantic Records holds a party for Genesis to celebrate their 10th year with Atlantic Records. Genesis are handed …

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Illegal Alien (12 Inch Single) - 1984

Catalogue Number AL1 – 12 RPM ? Tracks Side A – Illegal Alien (5:14) Side B – Turn It On Again – Extended New Live Version (9:25) Live Medley Extracts …

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Illegal Alien single advert - 1984

  An advert for the 7 inch and 12 inch Illegal Alien single.

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Ticket – Oakland Coliseum Arena – Oakland – 19th February - 1984

The Mama Tour A ticket for the show at The Oakland Coliseum Arena, Oakland, California, USA – on the 19th February 1984. (Many thanks to Jeff Kaa for this Mama …

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Ticket – NEC – Birmingham – 25th Feb - 1984

Mama tour A ticket for the show at the NEC in Birmingham on the 25th February 1984

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Kerrang issue 62 – Genesis - 1984

Kerrang Issue 62 February 27th to March 3rd 1984. Genesis are interviewed/reviewed.

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Ticket – NEC – Birmingham – 27th February - 1984

Mama Tour A ticket for the show at the NEC Birmingham on the 27th February 1984.

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Ticket – NEC – Birmingham – 28th February - 1984

Mama Tour A ticket for the show at the NEC Birmingham on the 28th February 1984. This show was in aid of The Prince’s Trust!

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Ticket – The NEC – Birmingham – 29th February - 1984

The MAMA tour A ticket for the show at The NEC near Birmingham, England on the 29th February 1984. (Many thanks to Jeff Kaa for this Mama tour ticket)

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Sounds – Hugh Fielder reviews one of the NEC Gigs - 1984

  In a piece titles “Alien sex fiends” Hugh Fielder reviews one of the Genesis gigs at the Birmingham NEC.

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Keyboard Magazine November 1984 – Tony Banks feature - 1984

Tony Banks is interviewed during the Mama/Shapes Genesis tour of 1983/84.

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2007

The 1983 – 1998 Red Boxset is released - 2007

Genesis Mama – 6:53 That’s All – 4:26 Home by the Sea – 5:07 Second Home by the Sea – 6:07 Illegal Alien – 5:00 Taking It All Too Hard …

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