Phil Collins Officially Donates His Alamo Memorabilia Collection to the State of Texas

By Music News Group

Gary Miller/Getty ImagesPhil Collins was in San Antonio on Thursday to officially announce that he’s donating his extensive collection of memorabilia relating to the Alamo to the state of Texas.

The 63-year-old rock star joined Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson outside of the historic building — the site of a pivotal 1836 battle during the Texas Revolution — to make the big announcement.

In introducing Collins, Patterson praised the London-born musician’s “incredible generosity,” and referred to him as “a true Texas [and] a man who knows more about the Alamo and Texas history than 99.9999 …read more

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