John Silver

John Silver ( born 1950 ) was the second drummer for the British rock band Genesis. He had the St Edward 's School in Oxford visited and replaced with Genesis in the summer of 1968 predecessor Chris Stewart. Together with Peter Gabriel, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford and Anthony Phillips, he recorded the album, From Genesis To Revelation, and is also heard on some Genesis pieces that exist only in demo form: Build Me a Mountain, Image Blown Out, The Magic of Time and Hey! (all on the fourth CD by Archive I - 1967 to 1975 ). In July 1969 Silver left the band to study in the U.S., and was replaced by John Mayhew.

Back in the homeland, who studied hotel manager was initially a TV producer for Granada, Reuters and Thames Television to eventually work in the IT field. He lives with his wife Lucy and three children in London and in 1998 was the only early drummer for the band, who was present at the Genesis meeting on the occasion of the publication of archives I.

Anthony Phillips wrote in his honor in 1969 the Silver Song, who joined the publication in 1986.

• Tony Banks Mike Rutherford

Phil Collins • Peter Gabriel • Steve Hackett • John Mayhew • Anthony Phillips • John Silver • Chris Stewart • Ray Wilson

From Genesis to Revelation • • Trespass Nursery Cryme Foxtrot • • Selling England by the Pound The Lamb Lies Down on • Broadway • A Trick of the Tail Wind & Wuthering • • • And Then There Were Three Duke Abacab • • Genesis • Invisible Touch • We Can not Dance • Calling All Stations

Spot The Pigeon • 3 x 3

Genesis Seconds Out Live • • • Three Sides Live The Way We Walk • Live over Europe 2007

Archive I - 1967-1975 • Turn It On Again - The Hits • Archives II - 1976-1992 • The Platinum Collection

I Know What I Like ( In Your Wardrobe ) • Invisible Touch


  • Rock musician
  • Drummer
  • Genesis ( band )
  • British Musician
  • Born in 1950
  • Man