Genesis

Peter Gabriel: Insights Into His Genius on New 'So' DVD

Peter Gabriel’s classic album So was featured in a compelling behind-the-scenes documentary in October and has just been released on DVD by Eagle Rock Entertainment. I have to say, it’s one of the best behind-the-scenes compilations I’ve ever seen. Gabriel’s smash album contained many of his most beloved songs including “Sledgehammer” and “In Your Eyes.” Released in 1986, it was his fifth studio album and seventh album overall. So became the best-selling album of Gabriel’s career and went five-times platinum in the U.S., selling more than 5 million copies. It was also his first experiment with pop music, albeit “on his own terms,” he once said....

Peter Gabriel's 'Secret World' Revisited on DVD, Blu-Ray

Peter Gabriel’s Secret World Live … from 1993 has been fully re-stored and remastered by Eagle Rock Entertainment, which has just released the famed tour footage on DVD and Blu-ray, and it’s a fascinating viewing and listening experience. This particular band featured not only his regulars, bassist Tony Levin and guitarist David Rhodes, but also Paula Cole on vocals (what ever happened to her?), Shankar on violin and guests Papa Wemba and Molokai....
Ahmet Erdegun

Ahmet Ertegun's Legacy Secured With Oxford University Fund

When those in the know talk about the major behind-the-scene players in the music business, three names always come up: Clive Davis, Mo Ostin and Ahmet Ertegun. Ertegun’s legacy was secured in February when his widow gave $26 million to Oxford University. The money will pay for at least 35 graduate scholarships every year through the Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Scholarship Fund....