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

Guitarist tells tales behind five decades of clips

Mike and the Mechanics - "The Road," 2012

Rutherford has bad luck with singers whose name begin with P. Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins and Paul Carrack have all quit hit-making groups where he played guitar, and Paul Young passed away in 2000. Undeterred, Rutherford assembled a new lineup of Mike and the Mechanics and hit the road in 2012. Here's a live performance of "The Road." "This is one of the first songs we wrote together," says Rutherford. "We were just finding out way with this first album, so I think we're going to get even better, especially now that we've done a lot more touring."

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