When you get to a certain age it’s alarming, isn’t it, to see the idols of your youth growing old. Once upon a time Peter Gabriel, the lead singer of the legendary prog-rock group Genesis, was a lithe Adonis in flares who brought the band’s mythic songs to life with graceful mime and surreal costumes.
Today, at the age of 61, he’s a stout fellow with a white goatee who resembles Burl Ives.Here's Gabriel in Adonis-in-flares times:
Here he is in his Ivesian incarnation:
Here's "Big Daddy" Burl:
Now, that's depressing!
Update: This ain't no "Foggy, Foggy Dew"--but I still love it: