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1980

Smallcreeps Day promo photos - 1980

A Collection of Smallcreeps Day promotional photos featuring Mike Rutherford.

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Smallcreeps Day – Album advert, - 1980

an Advert for the forth coming release of the Mike Rutherford album “Smallcreeps Day”

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Smallcreeps Day - 1980

Released on Charisma Records CAS1149 UK chart information released on 23rd February 1980 reached number 13 in the charts and stayed in the charts for 7 weeks. All tracks written …

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Melody Maker – 16th February 1980 – Smallcreeps Day advert - 1980

An advert for the Mike Rutherford solo album Smallcreeps Day, includes the advert for the single “Working In Line”. The advert for published in Melody Maker on the 16th February …

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Review – MR – Smallcreeps Day – NME – 16th February - 1980

A review of the 1980 Mike Rutherford solo album “Smallcreeps Day” Written by Paul Du Noyer, publishing in New Musical Express on the 16th February 1980. (Many thanks to Mark …

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Working In Line / Time And Time Again – Promo - 1980

Mike Rutherford – Working In Line / Time And Time Again – Promo Released in 1980 – assumed to be around the time for the first single which was February …

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Working In Line / Compression - 1980

We have included the Dutch pressing of the single Charisma Records –¬†(6079 491) Working In Line, we assume the release date to be the 18th February 1980 based on an …

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Sounds – 23rd Feb 1980 – Smallcreeps Day advert - 1980

Sounds, a Smallcreeps Day advert and a minor mention of the single Working In Line, published 23rd February 1980. (thanks to NOV for this item)

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Interview – Mike Rutherford – Musicians Only – 1st March - 1980

Mike Rutherford is interviewed by Chris Welch for Musicians Only! printed 1st March 1980 (Thanks to Chris Simmons for providing this item) (Fly Like An Eagle – Steve Miller Band, …

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Time and Time Again single advert. - 1980

  This is an advert for Time and Time Again which appeared in Melody Maker 19th July 1980.   Time and Time Again – Side A At The End Of …

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Time And Time Again / At The End Of The Day - 1980

Time And Time Again, we assume this was released on the 21st July 1980, based on an advert for the single that was printed in Melody Maker on the 19th …

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1982

Halfway There / A Day To Remember - 1982

Halfway There was the first single from the eagerly awaited second solo album Acting Very Strange. Halfway There was released on the 19th August 1982 reaching and like the rest …

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Halfway There – single advert - 1982

  An advert for “Halfway There” single from the album “Acting Very Strange”.

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Acting Very Strange Press Kit - 1982

An Atlantic Records press kit (therefore American) for the album Acting Very Strange.

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Press sheet – Mike Rutherford – Acting Very Strange (album) – Maxine Single – 24th August - 1982

An Atlantic Records press sheet dated 24th August 1982. Items covered: Acting Very Strange is released: Stewart Copeland, Daryl Stuermer, Peter Robinson: Pete Bellotte co – writer of MAXINE: Maxine …

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Sounds (sometime in August) – Hugh Fielder reviews AVS. - 1982

  Hugh Fielder reviews the 1982 Mike Rutherford album “Acting Very Strange”.

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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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Acting Very Strange - 1982

Tracks 1. “Acting Very Strange” (Rutherford) 4:58 2. “A Day to Remember” (Rutherford) 4:59 3. “Maxine” (Rutherford, Pete Bellotte) 5:24 4. “Halfway There” (Palmer, Rutherford) 4:11 5. “Who’s Fooling Who” …

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Sounds 11th Sept – Acting Very Strange advert - 1982

An Acting Very Strange advert as well as a single advert for “Halfway There”…. (Many thanks to NOV for providing the materials)

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Acting Very Strange / Couldnt Get Arrested “Nix Mix” - 1982

Acting Very Strange/ Couldnt Get Arrested “Nix mix”. Side A Acting Very Strange Side B Couldnt Get Arrested “Nix Mix” Released on WEA Records¬†(RUTH 1)  

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Interview – Tony Smith -10 Years with Genesis – Music and Video – 23rd October - 1982

Tony Smith Manager of Genesis / Phil Collins / Mike Rutherford / Tony Banks et al, is interviewed. Tony Smith is interviewed by Jim Evans for Music and Video, published …

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1983

Mike Rutherford explores Six Of the Best, Acting Very Strange, and much more on BBC Radio 1 - 1983

Mike Rutherford as interviewed by Andy Peebles on the 21st January 1983 for BBC Radio 1. Over the 20 plus minutes they discuss many topics in a rather engaging interview. …

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Single – Mike Rutherford – Hideaway / Calypso – WEA – 3rd February - 1983

The West German release of the Mike Rutherford single Hideaway which is taken from his 1982* album Acting Very Strange. Side A Hideaway Side B Calypso (non album track) Catalogue …

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Soundmaker – 5th Feb 1983 – Mike Rutherford is interviewed by Tony Goodman - 1983

An Acting Very Strange era interview by Tony Goodman. (Thanks to NOV for providing this item)

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Hideaway / Calypso - 1983

Hideaway was the last single from the eagerly awaited second solo album Acting Very Strange, initial pressings spelt Hideaway as HIDEWAY, the version we have included here is an Italian …

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1984

Single – Against All Odds / Making A Big Mistake – VS 674 – 7th April - 1984

Against All Odds started life as a spare demo called How Can You Just Sit There from the Face Value sessions, it remained in Phil Collins’s archive until during the …

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