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  1. I do understand what you are saying, but there's...

    I do understand what you are saying, but there's just no way they would do the kind of 'deep cuts' set list you'd want, nor would they mix Hackett in with the trio-era songs. Of course, I don't...
  2. That isn't at all what we were discussing.

    That isn't at all what we were discussing.
  3. I know. People don't like to hear the truth, and...

    I know. People don't like to hear the truth, and they don't like that their "Why doesn't the band do what I want them to do" scenarios are in fact ludicrous. So we get the "Wow, why is everyone so...
  4. So, bring Hackett back (to tens of thousands of...

    So, bring Hackett back (to tens of thousands of audience members saying 'Who?'), try to somehow make that band dynamic work again for the first time in over 40 years, and force him to play Invisible...
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    ^^^ That Billy Sheehan video reminds me of a...

    ^^^ That Billy Sheehan video reminds me of a funny quote I heard from Paul Gilbert in a DVD commentary, where he talks about Mr. Big touring with Rush, and someone suggesting on the final night of...
  6. Collins seems to quite like a lot of the old...

    Collins seems to quite like a lot of the old material, but my guess is that he wouldn't think they should play too much of it.

    Rutherford indeed thinks they are "A bit busy. These are period...
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    Since the arrival of Meat Light, I never play the...

    Since the arrival of Meat Light, I never play the old Uncle Meat CD in the fatboy case... but I can't bear to part with it!
  8. Absolutely. We could be wrong, but I just feel...

    Absolutely. We could be wrong, but I just feel the time has passed. And speaking for myself, I didn't even bother with the 2007 reunion when they were in their late 50s. I certainly wouldn't bother...
  9. It never ceases to amaze me what an unrealistic...

    It never ceases to amaze me what an unrealistic and inflated view the prog crowd has of their share of the audience. The vast majority of people buying tickets to see a Genesis reunion tour want to...
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    For anyone who has never heard this, the demo...

    For anyone who has never heard this, the demo album from Neil's first band J.R. Flood. 18 year-old Neil bashing away... you can hear him speaking at 28:12 too.

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  11. LMAO! :D In all seriousness, I can't imagine...

    LMAO! :D

    In all seriousness, I can't imagine Tony Banks enjoying a basketball game, somehow.
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    Clockwork Angels Tour is a cool set list, with...

    Clockwork Angels Tour is a cool set list, with the first set mostly from the 80s synth period, including several deep cuts they dusted off. Rush In Rio is a very energetic one. R40 is a cool trip in...
  13. Jeez, now there's footage online of him showing...

    Jeez, now there's footage online of him showing up to rehearsal and being turned away by hired security. It's all very tabloid-ish and ugly. Especially after watching so much about Rush these past...
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    The Orchestral Favorites set is fantastic! ...

    The Orchestral Favorites set is fantastic!

    Man, I spun disc 3 of Lumpy Money yesterday again. What a gem that one is. That one and Meat Light are two of the best project releases IMO.
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    For sure. There isn't a 'skipper' track on that...

    For sure. There isn't a 'skipper' track on that album for me. (Well, there rarely is with Rush anyway, but there are a small handful of them following this album.)

    This was also the first CD I...
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    I love Presto. I have such fond memories of it......

    I love Presto. I have such fond memories of it... I had only just turned 17, and it was the first new studio album to be released after I had become a major fan (A Show Of Hands was the first new...
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    Duke: The best sounding version I have is the...

    Duke: The best sounding version I have is the 1983 Charisma pressing (before they joined with Virgin), with the 'yellow rays' design. It's the very first CD version.
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    Oh dear. :( :( :( When he broke down, it really...

    Oh dear. :( :( :( When he broke down, it really hit me. Poor guy. Such a sad day.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fuIjoTkaAps
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bvrrw6N0ASM&featur...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bvrrw6N0ASM&feature=youtu.be
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    Always loved him and Palin as the mafia goons...

    Always loved him and Palin as the mafia goons trying to intimidate Graham Chapman as the colonel:

    "You've got a nice army base here, colonel... be a shame if something were to 'appen to it. Cuz...
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    R.I.P. Terry Jones

    Died last night at 77 from dementia. :(

    https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-51209197

    I found him extremely funny and extremely clever in and out of Monty Python. His best pal Michael...
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    For anyone who hasn't seen this (and I expect...

    For anyone who hasn't seen this (and I expect that's quite a few of you), this is a great documentary that was shown here on Canada Day (July 1) in 2002. Some of the footage will look familiar, but...
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    Yes, Curb was quite good. :)

    Yes, Curb was quite good. :)
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    This, x ten trillion. ;) :cool

    This, x ten trillion. ;) :cool
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    I enjoyed the Power Windows link as well. I love...

    I enjoyed the Power Windows link as well. I love that album!
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    For me, it's more about the annoying nature of...

    For me, it's more about the annoying nature of Flo & Eddie and the way they sang those words, rather than what the words themselves are. The section where they are listing the California cities is...
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    Yes, those are the Virgin/Charisma pressings with...

    Yes, those are the Virgin/Charisma pressings with the cropped cover art. There is a second set with Selling England and The Lamb, and also a PG solo set (first four, I think).
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    https://www.stcatharinesstandard.ca/news-story/981...

    https://www.stcatharinesstandard.ca/news-story/9813404-neil-peart-family-on-board-with-a-st-catharines-memorial/
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    We're getting to that one soon, hopefully. Looks...

    We're getting to that one soon, hopefully. Looks really good. We have been absolutely loving Succession, just finished season 1. What an outstanding ensemble cast, and the family drama aspect of the...
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    That's a great set. I might spin that soon. I...

    That's a great set. I might spin that soon. I still wish I had that box mentioned earlier in the thread, that's a cool looking set!
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    It finally stopped snowing after about 24 hours!...

    It finally stopped snowing after about 24 hours! It finally looks like 'Canterbury January' to me out there. Beginning this Sunday's listening with Kevin Ayers' Joy Of A Toy, a fun, oddball album...
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    It was mentioned. I see it mentioned quite...

    It was mentioned.



    I see it mentioned quite a bit... but yes, a few lists of suggestions in this thread stick to the 70s only. My own recommendation was not even a specific album, I just said...
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    Been listening to a ton of Rush in the last week,...

    Been listening to a ton of Rush in the last week, but largely drawn from my favourite period (Signals through Presto). But I think the whole catalogue other than the debut and Feedback has graced my...
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    Delightful track, actually a highlight of the...

    Delightful track, actually a highlight of the album for me, and that's really saying something considering the high quality of the music from start to finish. A jaunty little piece with that fun...
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    Well, Rush might have declined, but Scorpions and...

    Well, Rush might have declined, but Scorpions and Queensryche didn't! :D
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    Wow. What a beautiful and powerful tribute from...

    Wow. What a beautiful and powerful tribute from Doane Perry:

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    Neil Ellwood Peart - 9/12/52 -...
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    Yes, there are scammers afoot. Dodgy t-shirts are...

    Yes, there are scammers afoot. Dodgy t-shirts are one thing, but asking for donations to some 'fund' are really pushing it IMO. One guy lost his mind when he was called out on it too, and swore at...
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    The Grand Wazoo is outstanding Zappa fusion...

    The Grand Wazoo is outstanding Zappa fusion stuff, one of my favourites actually. Even better than Waka Jawaka, which I also love. But the real must-have IMO is the 2-CD archival live release from...
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    New album! ...

    New album!

    http://nightwish.com/en/news/2020/01/200116-human-nature
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    Wow, I could have written exactly that! :D

    Wow, I could have written exactly that! :D
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    Fair enough. It's great stuff for sure, and I'm...

    Fair enough. It's great stuff for sure, and I'm happy to listen to that track, conveniently kept separate from the other two sections. ;)
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    I re-watched the Time Stand Still documentary,...

    I re-watched the Time Stand Still documentary, and I'll tell ya, that's an emotional one. It already was, but knowing now that shortly after it was filmed and they played that last show, that Neil...
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    I pulled Carnegie Hall from the shelf today and...

    I pulled Carnegie Hall from the shelf today and spun all four hours of it (even the Persuasions opening set). Some excellent playing, and I love the version of King Kong, but man, most of Billy The...
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    That's a tough one to get through. Available...

    That's a tough one to get through. Available Light, too. I'm noticing so many little moments in listening back to all these songs that are very moving. The bridge in Good News First really hit me...
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    Sure, as soon as they stop using Aretha...

    Sure, as soon as they stop using Aretha Franklin's Respect in 8 out of 10 comedy movie trailers.
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    What kind of attention? Seems quite complimentary...

    What kind of attention? Seems quite complimentary and genuine to me, although I suppose people's feathers will get ruffled at the originality comment.
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    It's fascinating, but be prepared: it's pretty...

    It's fascinating, but be prepared: it's pretty harrowing in places.
  48. Wow! :cool

    Wow! :cool
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    Wow, what a read this one is. How awful it is to...

    Wow, what a read this one is. How awful it is to think that these last few years, unbeknownst to us, that Neil was declining like that. :(
    ...
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    Wife and I started Succession, we are four...

    Wife and I started Succession, we are four episodes in and loving it!
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    Yes, completely agreed.

    Yes, completely agreed.
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    It's been so amazing to see the outpouring of...

    It's been so amazing to see the outpouring of love and shared grief over Neil's death. I don't think I've ever seen it on such a scale, even when we lost people like Bowie, Lemmy, etc. and not just...
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    Different tastes 'n all that, but it's hard for...

    Different tastes 'n all that, but it's hard for me to understand how anyone who knows the original mixes (regardless of which editions they are) could listen to those horrific Davis remixes and...
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    Wow... ...

    Wow...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtrYB0Opjps&feature=youtu.be
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    I haven't tried that, but I liked his zinfandel,...

    I haven't tried that, but I liked his zinfandel, which I found a bit more refined a taste than some of those in-your-face zins we've talked about in this thread. What was it you didn't like about the...
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    From Kevin J. Anderson, close collaborator of...

    From Kevin J. Anderson, close collaborator of Neil's and the author of the Clockwork Angels book:

    At least I got to say goodbye. As it became clear that the time was getting close, I frantically...
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    Yep. They can be flat-out annoying on that album,...

    Yep. They can be flat-out annoying on that album, and particularly on Billy The Mountain as well, IMO. Fillmore was actually the first Zappa album I ever heard. My friends had gone away to camp that...
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    Man, look at this picture I found. Opening for...

    Man, look at this picture I found. Opening for Kiss in 1975. I don't think I've ever seen a photo of Neil having to play 'the smaller kit' in front of the main act's kit like that.

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    My...
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    What I really love about it is that it shows just...

    What I really love about it is that it shows just how wrong so many established critics and journalists were for all those years. You can't fake enthusiasm like that. Phony cheering when the...
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    This one gets me choked up every single time....

    This one gets me choked up every single time. Just amazing.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IK6dS15hq24
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