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Neil Peart Appears on NPR’s Morning Edition

NPR’s Morning Edition is doing a week-long feature about drums and drummers. For the second installment in “Beat Week,” Steve Inskeep spoke with Neil Peart about his early fascination with Gene Krupa and the demanding requirements of his playing.



Loving Rush, With All My Heart And Brain by Paul Horwitz December 20, 2012 1:00 PM Ratty jean jackets – and pocket protectors. Chess fanatics and potheads. Greasers and nerds. How have seemingly two seemingly separate communities, with the entire empire of coolness standing between them, taken the same band to their hearts? That’s the paradox of Rush, which just won admission – finally – to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. How does the same band speak to auto mechanics and MIT grads? And why did it take so long for the Rock Hall to notice? I’m a big Rush fan. (There, I said it!) For ages, admitting