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Drummers in the Solo Spotlight

Phil Collins

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Among the most acclaimed drummers in rock early in his career – check out his work on Brian Eno's Before and After Science – Phil Collins stepped out from behind the drums to take over vocals in Genesis after Peter Gabriel departed. Collins has enjoyed a chart-topping career as both the lead singer of Genesis and with his own solo career.

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