on all orders of $79 or more

$3 OFF your purchase of $60 or more!
Use coupon code SATURDAY in checkout.

The Living Years The First Genesis Memoir

, by
The Living Years The First Genesis Memoir by Rutherford, Mike, 9781250060686
Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.
  • ISBN: 9781250060686 | 1250060680
  • Cover: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/10/2015
  • Rent Book


  • Buy New Book

    In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours


The story of Genesis is the rock legend of how a humble schoolboy band grew into a group of global superstars. At its center stood Mike Rutherford, driving the music from pioneering prog rock to chart-topping hits. Now for the first time, he tells the remarkable inside story of Genesis and his own band, Mike + The Mechanics.

Against the rhythm of drink, drugs, and lineup changes, Mike's father, a World War II naval officer, always stood in the background. He would watch Genesis grow, supporting them from the very beginning when they toured Britain in the back of a bread van. Through extreme highs and lows, loyal Captain Rutherford was always there, earplugs at the ready.

But when his father suddenly died, Mike was forced to reexamine their relationship and only then began to understand how much their lives had overlapped. The Living Years is a revealing memoir of the relationship between father and son and the story of how music, families, and friendship combine.

You might also enjoy...

Please wait while the item is added to your bag...