Today in Rock n Roll History: Peter Gabriel Plays the War Memorial

On November 9th, 1986 Peter Gabriel played the Onondaga County War Memorial. Listen to the set list below. Note: some songs are missing.

Were you there? What’s your favorite Peter Gabriel song?

More on Peter Gabriel via All Music:

As the leader of Genesis in the early ’70s, he helped move progressive rock to new levels of theatricality. He was no less ambitious as a solo artist, but he was more subtle in his methods. With his first eponymous solo album in 1977, he began exploring darker, more cerebral territory, incorporating avant-garde, electronic, and worldbeat influences into his music. The record, as well as its two similarly titled successors, established Gabriel as a critically acclaimed cult artist, and with 1982’s Security, he began to move into the mainstream; “Shock the Monkey” became his first Top 40 hit, paving the way for his multi-platinum breakthrough