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It’s time to give Genesis’ Calling All Stations, ex-frontman Ray Wilson a fair hearing

It’s time to give Genesis’ Calling All Stations, ex-frontman Ray Wilson a fair hearing

If ‘Calling All Stations,’ released on September 1, 1997, didn’t have the “Genesis” legacy to live up to, would you have enjoyed it anyway?

Genesis – The Sum of the Parts (2015): Movies

Genesis – The Sum of the Parts (2015): Movies

Former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett blasted the ‘Sum of the Parts’ documentary as incomplete, even biased. He was right.

Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited: Live at Royal Albert Hall (2014)

Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited: Live at Royal Albert Hall (2014)

The Genesis guitarist shines beneath Royal Albert Hall’s vaulted opera-house ceilings.

Something Else! sneak peek: Genesis’ Ray Wilson, “Mama” from 20 Years and More (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Genesis’ Ray Wilson, “Mama” from 20 Years and More (2014)

Ray Wilson took the stage last year with an eye on framing his legacy, both in Stiltskin and in Genesis.

Genesis’ Steve Hackett, Anthony Phillips + Ray Wilson on ‘Firth of Fifth,’ ‘The Knife,’ ‘Musical Box,’ others: Gimme Five

Genesis’ Steve Hackett, Anthony Phillips + Ray Wilson on ‘Firth of Fifth,’ ‘The Knife,’ ‘Musical Box,’ others: Gimme Five

They never sold as many records, never got any where near as much attention. But that doesn’t mean the separate tenures of Genesis’ Steve Hackett, Anthony Phillips and Ray Wilson aren’t worth exploring.

Steve Hackett looks forward after year filled with Genesis: ‘I’m interested in other styles’

Steve Hackett looks forward after year filled with Genesis: ‘I’m interested in other styles’

For Genesis alum Steve Hackett, 2013 was a year of loving looks back, and long-overdue recognition. He’ll spend the new year building on those successes with new music.

Best of May 2013: The Band, Deep Purple, the Beatles, Toto, Steve Hackett/Ray Wilson, John Frusciante

Best of May 2013: The Band, Deep Purple, the Beatles, Toto, Steve Hackett/Ray Wilson, John Frusciante

May was dominated by both the Band and the Beatles — two titans of the 1960s whose legacies continue to intrigue and delight successive generations of music aficionados.

Ray Wilson, formerly of Genesis: Something Else! Interview

Ray Wilson, formerly of Genesis: Something Else! Interview

Ray Wilson is enjoying the best of both worlds these days, having just released a terrific new solo project even while joining Steve Hackett for a series of concerts focusing on classic-era Genesis.

One Track Mind: Steve Hackett with Ray Wilson, “Carpet Crawlers” from Selection (2013)

Guitarist Steve Hackett, with an assist from criminally underrated fellow Genesis alum Ray Wilson, has finally found the emotional centerpoint within one of their old band’s signature tunes, “Carpet Crawlers.”

Ray Wilson – Chasing Rainbows (2013)

Ray Wilson – Chasing Rainbows (2013)

Time has been kind to Ray Wilson, who had the misfortune of replacing Phil Collins in Genesis for its final studio album. Calling All Stations, if not undergoing a complete critical reevaluation, is at least becoming better understood.