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That's Not Prog!

Five prog bands that ventured into AOR and pop.

It's prog, Jim, but not as we know it…

Genesis

After surviving the departure of Peter Gabriel, it was the loss of guitarist Steve Hackett in 1977 that was the catalyst for a shift towards pop on …And Then There Were Three… and subsequent Genesis releases. The hit-single floodgates then opened for the band, along with massive solo pop chart success for singer Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford’s Mike + The Mechanics.

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