See Mike Rutherford's Career From Genesis to the Mechanics in 13 Videos

Guitarist tells tales behind five decades of clips

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Genesis - "A Trick of the Tail," 1976

Many people thought Peter Gabriel's departure would destroy Genesis, but they brought Phil Collins out from behind the drum kit and managed to become bigger than ever. Their first effort was 1976's A Trick of the Tail, and they shot a quickie video for the title track. "I watch this video and I cringe," says Rutherford. "It's just embarrassing. This was pre-MTV and we shot videos for this and 'Robbery, Assault and Battery' just to show them on TV. It's really crappy."

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