Phil Collins to Donate His Entire Collection of Alamo Memorabilia to the State of Texas

By Music News Group

Atlantic RecordsIn 2012, Phil Collins told ABC News Radio that he was pondering what to do with his extensive collection of memorabilia relating to the Alamo — the site of a pivotal battle during the Texas Revolution in the 1800s — when he dies. Well, he’s now reached a decision: He’s going to donate the whole thing — worth tens of millions of dollars — to the state of Texas, gratis.

Texas Monthly magazine reports that the deal was set up by Kaye Tucker, a manager at the Texas General Land Office, who …read more