For me definitely the best I’ve ever seen in concert, for those who’ve never seen him go on YouTube and search his name. Started as a jazz drummer, his technique is simply peerless (Peartless?). Magical musician
Post by armchairpotter on Jan 11, 2020 8:00:19 GMT
Sad fact that a lot of the best bands/musicians for a lot of us are now quite old and are climbing the stairway to heaven. Peart was an incredible drummer....Rush were all highly skilled musicians. Might just pop By-Tor on later 🙁
Really saddened by this. Seen Rush on numerous occasions and always looked forward to his bit. One of the rare drummers who could keep you interested and entertained during a solo. He was also very intelligent and well read which showed in his writing. His clever use of language made him possibly the most literary lyricist in modern music. A great loss. As someone said above our heroes are slowly but surely starting to leave us. I noticed Jimmy Page was 76 the other day. Makes you wonder how much longer the likes of him have got left. RIP Neil. Thanks for the music.
They put out a 40th anniversary edition of this and it's mind blowing . Been revisiting a lot of the 80s and early 90s stuff this weekend, much maligned but I love the Presto album
A Farewell to Kings and the follow up Hemispheres are my two favourite Rush albums. Some absolute classics on those, the Cygnus X-1 story, Xanadu, Closer to the Heart, La Villa Strangiato, The Trees (Peart's brilliant political analogy) to name but a few. Dug them out over the weekend. Still sound fresh and not dated at all.