Phil Collins donates his Alamo collection to spot of its genesis

June 26, 2014 10:40 PM

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Phil Collins donates his Alamo collection to spot of its genesis

SAN ANTONIO Texas (Reuters) - Grammy-award winning pop star Phil Collins said on Thursday his music wealth helped him satisfy a boyhood fascination with the Alamo and he would donate his extensive collection of artifacts from the 1836 battle for a museum at the Texas shrine.

Collins, 63, said he became fascinated with the Alamo story when he was growing up in the 1950s watching the television series "Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier" starring Fess Parker. The series chronicled the frontier legend of Crockett, who eventually died as one of the defenders of the Al...

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