In his memoir Not Dead Yet, Phil Collins tells the story of his overwhelmingly successful career as the drummer and frontman of Genesis.
Phil Collins was perhaps the biggest pop musician in the world thanks to the release of his third solo album, "No Jacket Required", which sent the squat, balding-yet-mulleted, hairy-chested former Genesis drummer skyrocketing to the top of the charts. He stayed there for some time, too, becoming of the decade's most defining voices.
Aug. 8 holds special significance to a select few in the music world. The date -- 8/08 -- just so happens to resemble the model number of the iconic Roland-808 drum machine, making Tuesday an opportune time to commemorate the legendary device.