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Rush to receive Key to YYZ

Mayor Tory to present Rush with key to the City of Toronto Mayor John Tory will present the key to the city to the members of Rush – Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart. At the official opening of the new Lee Lifeson Art Park this Saturday at 1:00 p.m., Lee and Lifeson will join Mayor Tory for the presentation. “Rush has played a vital role in defining Toronto’s musical identity and given so much to our city through their music, live performances and their generous support for charities,” said Mayor Tory. “We are pleased to honour them with a key to the city and the launch of the

 

Test For Echo 20th Anniversary

Time and Motion, Wind and sun and rain, Days connect like boxcars in a train… Released in 1996, the 16th studio album TEST FOR ECHO celebrates its 20th Anniversary.  

 

Permanent Waves turns 36

Begin the day With a friendly voice A companion, unobtrusive Plays the song that’s so elusive And the magic music makes your morning mood Recorded at Le Studio in Morin Heights, Quebec and released January, 1980. Happy 36th anniversary Permanent Waves. PERMANENT WAVES 1. The Spirit of Radio 2. Freewill 3. Jacob’s Ladder 4. Entre Nous 5. Different Strings 6. Natural Science Get the vinyl here and read more on the album here.    

 

Closer to the Heart

And the men who hold high places Must be the ones to start To mold a new reality Closer to the heart The AV Club reveals the next live clip from R40 Live  with “Closer to the Heart” before release on November 20. “The concert film also includes what Lee refers to as a “pretty little number” off of the band’s A Farewell To Kings album, “Closer To The Heart.” This popular tune spurred fans to raise lighters and phones as Lifeson unplugs, plucking the opening strings on his acoustic guitar, with Lee singing the familiar lyrics before Peart makes it whole by adding his precise percussion.”