Rush Discography

Studio Albums

A Farewell to Kings

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Hemispheres

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Permanent Waves

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Moving Pictures

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Grace Under Pressure

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Power Windows

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Hold Your Fire

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Roll The Bones

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Counterparts

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Test For Echo

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Vapor Trails

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Snakes & Arrows

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Clockwork Angels

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Live Albums

All the World's a Stage

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Exit...Stage Left

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Grace Under Pressure Tour

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A Show of Hands

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Different Stages

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Rush In Rio

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R30: 30th Anniversary

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Snakes & Arrows Live

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Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland

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Moving Pictures: Live 2011

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Clockwork Angels Tour

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Special Editions

Moving Pictures 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

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2112 Deluxe Edition

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Vapor Trails Remixed

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2112 40th Anniversary Edition

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A Farewell To Kings 40th Anniversary Edition

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Hemispheres 40th Anniversary Edition

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Permanent Waves 40th Anniversary Edition

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Moving Pictures 40th Anniversary Edition

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Compilation Albums

Rush Through Time

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Anthology

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Chronicles

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Retrospective I: 1974-1980

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Retrospective II: 1981-1987

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The Spirit Of Radio: Greatest Hits (1974-1987)

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Gold (1974-1987)

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Retrospective 3 (1989-2008)

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Working Men

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Time Stand Still: The Collection (1974-1987)

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ICON (1974-1987)

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ICON 2 (1974-1987)

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Boxed Sets

The Studio Albums - 1989-2007

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Solo Projects

Victor

Alex Lifeson solo project, January 9, 1996

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My Favorite Headache

Geddy Lee solo project, November 14, 2000

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Envy Of None

Alex Lifeson solo project, April 8, 2022

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Solo Songs and Collaborations

Universal Juveniles by Max Webster, October 3, 1980

Rush appear on "Battle Scar"

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No Static by Wireless, 1980

Produced by Geddy Lee

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The Great White North by Bob and Doug McKenzie, 1981

Geddy Lee (vocal) appears on "Take Off"

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"Tough Break", recorded in Septermber 1981

Rush with Jack Secret (aka Tony Geranios)

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Boys Brigade by Boys Brigade, 1983

Produced by Geddy Lee

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"Pieces of Eight", Modern Drummer Magazine, May 1987

Neil Peart (drums) on a 45rpm flexi-disk included as a sound supplement to the feature story "The Quest For New Drums"

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Vignettes by Marie-Lynn Hammond, 1983

Geddy Lee (bass) appears on "All the Horses Running" and "Over Queen Charlotte Sound"

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Alien Shores by Platinum Blonde, 1984

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on "Crying Over You" and "Holy Water"

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We Are The World, April 23, 1985

Geddy Lee (vocal) appears with Northern Lights (Canadian All Stars) on "Tears are Not Enough"

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Champion by Jeff Berlin & Vox Humana, August 19, 1985

Neil Peart (drums) appears on "Champion" and "Mirabi"

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"Beyond Borders" by the Canadian Guitar Summit in Guitar Player Magazine, July 1987

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears as part of the quintet on this 45 rpm flexidisk included in with the feature story.

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Dream On The Horizon: A Tribute To The Olympic Spirit!, 1988

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears as part of The Big Picture on "Hands of Man"

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Take A Chance by Climb, 1988

Geddy Lee (vocal) appears on "Who's Missin Who"

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Serious Business by Greenway, 1988

Alex Lifeson (guitar solo) appears on "In The Danger Zone"

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From Ship To Shore by Finjan, 1988

Geddy Lee (vocal) appears on "Look!... Here Comes The (Fat) Uncle"

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Clean Slate EP by Clean Slate, 1988

Produced and engineered by Alex Lifeson

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Standing in the Shadows of Motown: The Life and Music of Legendary Bassist James Jamerson, May 1, 1989

Geddy Lee performs "Get Ready" on the cd accompanyment to the book

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The Earthquake Album, 1990

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears with a slew of rock stars as Rock-Aid Armenia on "Smoke on the Water"

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Lost Brotherhood by Gowan, July 24, 1990

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on all tracks

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Whale Music by The Rheostatics, May 1, 1992

Neil Peart appears on "Rain Rain Rain", "Palomar" (percussion) and "Guns" (co-drummer)

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Women Are The Only Hope by Mendelson Joe, 1992

Geddy Lee (bass) appears on "I Nominate Dr. David" and "Some Dumb Machine"

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Burning for Buddy Vol. I, October 4, 1994

Neil Peart (drums, also album producer), appears on "Cotton Tail" and "Pick Up the Pieces"

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Kumbaya 1995

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on "All Along the Watchtower"

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Ragged Ass Road by Tom Cochrane, November 7, 1995

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on "Just Scream", "Crawl" and "Will of the Gun"

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Scenery and Fish by I Mother Earth, July 9, 1996

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on "Like A Girl"

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Second Anniversary At The Orbit Room by The Dexters, 1997

Alex "Big Al Dexter" Lifeson (guitar) appears on "Born Under A Bad Sign", "All Along The Watch Tower" and "For What It's Worth/White Rabbit"

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Drum Lessons With The Greats Part 2, March 1997

Neil Peart performs "The Drum Also Waltzes" and "Leave That Thing Alone! (drums only)" on the cd accomanyment to the book

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Burning for Buddy Vol. II, June 24, 1997

Neil Peart (drums, also album producer), appears on "One O'Clock Jump"

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Merry Axemas, October 14, 1997

Alex Lifeson (solo/all instruments) appears on "Little Drummer Boy"

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A Work In Progress, October 9, 1997 (VHS), April 23, 2002 (DVD)

Neil Peart (drums and percussion) on "Momo's Dance Party"

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South Park: Bigger, Longer, & Uncut soundtrack, June 22, 1999

Geddy and Alex featuring South Park's Terrance and Phillip appear on "O Canada"

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Euphoria by Euphoria, July 13, 1999

Geddy Lee (bass, keyboards, co-producer and co-writer) appears on "The Road"

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Blue Green Orange by I Mother Earth, July 13, 1999

Geddy Lee (bass) appears on "Good for Sule"

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No. 9 (Platinum Blonde), 1999

Mixed by Alex Lifeson

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Hip To The Tip - Live At The Orbit Room by The Dexters, April 2000

Alex "Big Al Dexter" Lifeson (guitar) appears on "1967 Again" and "Born Under A Bad Sign"

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"Kryptonite (enhanced single)" by 3 Doors Down, September 12, 2000

Alex Lifeson (guitar and producer) appears on "Wasted Me"

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"March of the High Guard", Andromeda theme, premiered October 2, 2000

Written and performed by Alex Lifeson, available on the soundtrack to Andromeda, February 26, 2002

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Soul in the City 2000 by The Dexters

Alex "Big Al Dexter" Lifeson (guitar) appears on "Red Beans and Rice"

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Lifer by Lifer, August 14, 2001

Produced by Alex Lifeson

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Foolscap by Rocket Science, October 9, 2001

Geddy Lee (vocal, also album producer) appears on "Space Suit"

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Away From The Sun by 3 Doors Down, November 12, 2002

Alex Lifeson (guitar and producer) appears on "Dangerous Game"

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"Fascination Unknown" single by All Systems Go, March 25, 2003

Alex Lifeson (mix) appears on the "Fascination Unknown (Alex Lifeson Remix)"

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Side Two by The Stickmen, December 12, 2003

Alex Lifeson (guitar) apppears on "Hey Bop A-Rebop"

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R30: 30th Anniversary World Tour, November 22, 2005

Alex Lifeson (all instruments) during the credit roll track "Bittersweet Bundle of Misery"

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Have You Seen Lucky by John Kastner, May 11, 2006/h3>

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on "Everybody's Broken" and "Testify All Over Me"

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Trailer Park Boys: The Big Dirty Soundtrack, October 3, 2006

Geddy Lee (bass) and Alex Lifeson (guitar) appear on "I Fought The Law" and "Liquor & Whores"

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Better Days by Edwin, October 3, 2006

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on "Never Over", "Light Reflects" and "Eyes Of A Child"

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Born 4 by Jakalope, October 3, 2006

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on "Star 24 (No Apologies)"

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"Guide Me Master" by Iron Diamond, March 2007

Geddy Lee (vocal and bass) is a member of the Iron Diamond rock band in this television commercial for ESPN fantasy baseball

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Fear Of A Blank Planet by Porcupine Tree, April 24, 2007

Alex Lifeson (guitar solo) appears on "Anesthetize"

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Fly Paper by Tiles, January 29, 2008

Alex Lifeson (guitar solo) appears on "Sacred & Mundane"

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Snacktime by Barenaked Ladies, May 6, 2008

Geddy Lee (vocal) appears on the title track

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Songs For Tibet: The Art Of Peace, August 12, 2008

Rush perform "Hope, Live For The Art Of Peace"

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Burning The Days by Vertical Horizon, September 22, 2009

Neil Peart (drums) appears on "Welcome To The Bottom", "Save Me From Myself" and "Even Now"

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"The Hockey Theme" for Canada's TSN, January 19, 2010

Performed by Neil Peart (drums) with an orchesta

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Transylvania Avenue by The Black Sea Station, March 29, 2011

Geddy Lee (vocal) appears on "When I Close My Eyes" and "March of the Shikker"

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"Don't Look Back" from The Double, October 28, 2011

End credits and additional incidental music written and performed by Alex Lifeson

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Voices by Andrew Cole, December 2, 2011

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on "Voices at 4 AM"

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All Is More Than Both by Jason Plumb And The Willing, March 27, 2012

Alex Lifeson (guitar solo) appears on "Losin'"

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Echoes From The Underground by Vertical Horizon, October 8, 2013

Neil Peart (drums) appears on "Instamatic" and "South For The Winter"

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The David Barrett Trio by The David Barrett Trio, February 26, 2013

Produced by Alex Lifeson

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Disconnect by John Wesley, March 31, 2014 (April 1 U.S.)

Alex Lifeson (guitar solo) appears on "Once A Warrior"

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Come To Life by Keram Malicki-Sanchez, May 28, 2014

Alex Lifeson (guitar and album executive producer) appears on "Mary Magdalene," "Moving Dark Circles" and "The Devil Knows Me Well"

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Between Colours by Wilderness of Manitoba, September 16, 2014

Alex Lifeson (guitar solo) appears on "Shift"

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The Great Detachment by Wintersleep, March 4, 2016

Geddy Lee (bass) appears on "Territory"

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Res 9 by Rik Emmett and the Resolution, November 11, 2016

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on "Human Race" and "End of the Line"

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Borrego by Marco Minnemann, July 31, 2017

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on "On That Note", "South End" and "OTN (Remix)"

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"Who's Got Your Belly" single by Bubbles & The Shit Rockers, November 24, 2017

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on the one track single

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Clone of the Universe by Fu Manchu, February 9, 2018

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on "Il Mostro Atomico"

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Walking In The Wild Land by Jim McCarty, March 9, 2018

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on "Soft In A Hard Place"

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Nobody Told Me by John Mayall, February 22, 2019

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on "Evil And Here To Stay"

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Atheists and Believers by The Mute Gods, March 22, 2019

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on "One Day"

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American Rock and Roll by Don Felder, April 5, 2019

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on "Charmed"

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Fearless Girl single by Maiah Wynne (ft. Portland Cello Project), July 24, 2019

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears with the future Envy of None vocalist on her one track single

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My Sister by Marco Minnemann, August 31, 2019

Alex Lifeson (guitar and co-writer) appears along with future Envy of None vocalist Maiah Wynne on "Lover's Calling"

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Here I Am by Jason Scheff, November 8, 2019

Alex Lifeson (acoustic guitar) appears on the title track

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Eternity Now by Big Sugar, May 8, 2020

Alex Lifeson (guitar) on the title track

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The Atlas Underground Flood by Tom Morello, December 3, 2021

Alex Lifeson (guitar) appears on "I Have Seen the Way"

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Jack Songs, Jeff Berlin's tribute to Jack Bruce, August 3, 2022

Alex Lifeson (guitar solo) appears on "Creamed" while Geddy Lee (bass) appears on "Smiles Story and Morning Grins"

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Dear Universe by Aaron Fink, August 26, 2022

Alex Lifeson (guitar solo) appears on "Forever Is Yours"

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Cover Albums

Working Man

Magna Carta Records, August 2, 1996

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Red Star

Dwell Records, September 14, 1999

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Exit Stage Right - The String Quartet Tribute to Rush

Vitamin Records, July 2, 2002

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Chamber Made: Baroque Tribute to Rush

Vitamin Records, October 5, 2004

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The String Quartet Tribute To Rush's 2112

Vitamin Records, March 8, 2005

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Subdivisions

Magna Carta Records, March 15, 2005

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The Piano Tribute To Rush

Vitamin Records, January 10, 2006

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Cygnus And The Sea Monsters - One Night In Chicago

August 25, 2006

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Through The Prism: The Classical Tribute To Rush

Compilation by Vitamin Records, April 3, 2007

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Run For Cover, A Tribute To Rush

Eclipse Records, May 1, 2007

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Lush: A Tribute To Rush's Debut...And John Rutsey

Main Man Records, September 18, 2007

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New World Man: A Tribute to Rush

Magna Carta Records, May 18, 2010

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Lullaby Versions of Rush

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star; Roma Music Group, May 10, 2011

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XYZ: A Tribute To Rush

Sonic Elements Featuring Neil Peart Drums, April 21, 2012

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The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Plays The Music Of Rush

Cleopatra Records, November 13, 2012

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Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions Of Rush

Rockabye Baby Music, January 29, 2013

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Music Box Tribute to Rush

Roma Music Group, October 28, 2014

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The Next Hemisphere

Fleesh, October 17, 2017

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Songs For Neil, Vol. 1

RUSHfest Scotland, September 12, 2020

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Songs For Neil, Vol. 2

RUSHfest Scotland, September 12, 2021

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Moving Pitchers

Charlie Benante, April 23, 2022

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An All Star Tribute To Rush

Compilation by Magna Carta Records, June 24, 2022

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Songs For Neil, Vol. 3

RUSHfest Scotland, September 12, 2022

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Cover Songs

"Tom Sawyer" performed by the United States Airforce Rock Group on Mach 1, 1983

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"Fly By Night" performed by the Sun City Girls on Midnight Cowboys From Ipanema, 1986

The vocal on this one is...hard to describe...which I believe would be taken as a compliment.

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"Müsteeriumid" (Estonian for "Mysteries"), performed by Hetero on their demo tape, 1988

This Estonian rock band wrote new lyrics (sung in Estonian) set to the music of "Vital Signs".

"Red Barchetta" performed by progressive metal band Thought Industry on their "Signing Demo", 1989

"The Spirit of Radio" performed by grunge band Solomon Grundy on their eponymous 7" single, 1991

During the fadeout, the guitarist also plays the opening notes of "Freewill". The back cover art gives "Thanks to Rush".

"What You're Doing" performed by Skid Row on B-Sides Ourselves, September 22, 1992

The song was originally released as the b-side to "Wasted Time" in 1991. Vocalist Sebastian Bach would later perform on the Working Man and Subdivisions tribute albums, and appeared in the documentary Beyond The Lighted Stage with his Rush Backstage Club membership card.

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"Today's Tom Sawyer" performed by The New Duncan Imperials (as in the yo-yo's!), on Loserville, March 2, 1993

Imagine William Shatner on mescaline...

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"I Think I'm Going Bald" performed by Ed Hall on the compilation album Cinco Años, Five Years Trance Syndicate Records, August 25, 1995

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"The Spirit of Radio" performed by Paul Brooks on Classic Rock: Symphonic Arrangements of 19 Monster Rock Anthems, 1995

A UK K-tel compilation best described as Muzak.

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"Subdivisions" performed by Groove Daddys on Sunburn, 1995

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"The Spirit of Radio" performed by Catherine Wheel, hidden track on Like Cats And Dogs, September 10, 1996

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"Anthem" performed by Yngwie Malmsteen on Inspiration, November 5, 1996

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"Witch Hunt" performed by Paradigma on Skadi, 1996

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"Tears" live performed by Dream Theater on International Fan Club Christmas CD 1996

"Tears" is the only Rush cover included on an official Dream Theater release

"Closer to the Heart" performed by Jaymz Bee and The Royal Jelly Orchestra on Cocktail: Shakin' and Stirred, June 17, 1997

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"Tom Sawyer" performed by Death Organ on Universal Stripsearch, 1997

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"Working Man" performed by Anger on Juvenile Anthems, 1997

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"Driven" performed by Mr. Hyde on Demo Version 1.0, 1997

"Working Man" performed by Liquid Gang on Fantastic Pirate Satellite, February 2, 1998

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"2112 Overture" performed by Paul Roarback on The Mother of all Tribute Albums, March 17, 1998

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"The Spirit Of Radio" performed by violinist Rachel Barton on Stringendo: Storming The Citadel, 1998

"The structures of tunes like 'The Spirit of Radio' are quite sophisticated, much more so than in a typical pop tune." - Rachel Barton

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"Tom Sawyer" performed by Rage on XIII (Japanese edition), April 2, 1998

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"2112 Overture"/"Temples of Syrinx" performed by Shoggoth on Combination, 1998

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"Battle Scar" (live) performed by Talas on If We Only Knew Then What We Know Now..., September 8, 1998

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"Xanadu" performed by Silver Sun on the "Too Much, Too Little, Too Late" 7" single, September 14, 1998

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"The Spirit of Radio" performed by Jive Bunny and the Mastermixers on Rock the Party, December 15, 1998

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"Jacob's Ladder" performed by Hermetic Science on Prophesies, 1999

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"La Villa Strangiato" performed by Greg Howe on Ascend, May 4, 1999

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"The Spirit of Radio" performed by Brandeis University pop a capella group Spur of the Moment on Two Flights Up, 1999

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"Headrush" performed by The Gomers on Sofa King Good, 1999

"What if Talking Heads did Rush's Tom Sawyer?" - linernotes

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"Oracle: The Dream" performed by Thrones on Jackson's Jukebox, 1999

Formed by ex-Melvins (who opened for Rush in 1994) bassist Joe Preston.

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"Tom Saywer" performed by Fifty One's on Jealousy, 2000

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"La Villa Strangiato" performed by Wagner Anarca on '93 Live In Brazil: A Tribute To Vinnie Moore And Rush, 2000

"The Spirit of Radio" performed by Rosetta Stone on Unerotica, August 15, 2000

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"The Sphere: A Kind of Dream" performed by Sound Transmission on First Construction, 2000

"Distant Early Warning" performed by Poverty's No Crime on One In A Million, 2000

The opening synthesizer samples the Rush original.

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"Working Man" performed by Firebird on Deluxe (Japanese edition), August 22, 2001

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"Anthem" performed by George Lynch on Will Play For Food, August 28, 2001

This recording is from the Working Man tribute album.

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"Red Sector A" performed by Hubi Meisel on Cut, January 2002

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"Tom Sawyer" (live) performed by Deadsy on Family Values Tour 2001, May 7, 2002

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"Tom Sawyer" performed by Deadsy on Commencement, May 14, 2002

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"In The Mood" performed by Sloan on the Fubar soundtrack, May 21, 2002

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"Tom Sawyer" performed by the String Cheese Incident live at Red Rocks on July 6 2002, Morrison Co: On the Road

"Tom Sawyer" is also found on other live releases from The String Cheese Incident On the Road Series.

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"Tom Saw Ya" (parody of "Tom Sawyer"), by ApologetiX on Grace Period, August 2002

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"Tom Sawyer" (acoustic) performed by Emmerson Nogueira on Versão Acústica Vol. 2, October 21, 2002

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"Working Man" performed by the Suplecs on the Sucking The 70's compilation, October 22, 2002

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"YYZ" performed by Umphrey's McGee on Live At Fox Theatre, recorded March 29, 2003

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"Afterimage" performed by Violet Island on One Or Nothing, July 17, 2003

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"Closer To The Heart" performed by 12 Harmonic Chaos on the Cover Art EP, August 2003

"Tom Sawyer" performed by Mindless Self Indulgence on You'll Rebel to Anything, April 12, 2005

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"The Spirit of Radio" performed by Rekha on Milky Ocean, October 15, 2005

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"Limelight" performed by Spearfish on Area 605, May 3, 2005

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"YYZ" performed by Martin Motnik on Bass Invader, November 25, 2005

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"Bravado" and Victor's "At The End" performed by Clator Butler on Here B-Side Myself, December 6, 2005

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"Tom Sawyer" performed by the Sundogs on the original release of Floydian Slip, 2006

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"The Trees" performed by Richard Cheese on Silent Nightclub, September 26, 2006

"America's loudest lounge singer Richard Cheese performs swingin' Vegas versions of rock songs. Imagine Frank Sinatra crooning a Rush tune, and you've got Dick." - iloverichardcheese.com

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"The Spirit Of Radio" performed by the Vancouver Bach Children's Chorus from the film White Noise 2: The Light, January 5, 2007

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"Subdivisions" performed by Anita Athavale on In The Noise, January 11, 2007

"Making the album, I was in a place where I was about to put music down: try something else, be normal, make some money, buy a house, whatever else I was supposed to do. That song made me think about choosing that other life." - Anita Athavale

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"Tom Sawyer" performed by Derek Fairbridge on Eleven-Legged Race, January 2007

"An album that answers the musical question: What would it sound like if Joni Mitchell, Jim O'Rourke and Led Zeppelin held a potluck dinner party at Burt Bacharach's house and drank a little too much wine?" - DerekFairbridge.com

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"Garden Road" performed by Mos Generator on Sucking the 70s: Back in the Saddle Again, February 27, 2007

"Garden Road" is an unreleased Rush original written before Neil Peart joined the band.

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"Tom Sawyer" performed by The Alex Skolnick Trio on Last Day In Paradise, March 15, 2007

Alex Skolnick also performed on the Subdivisions tribute album.

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"Tom Sawyer" performed by instrumental jazz band The Bad Plus on Prog, May 8, 2007

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"Working Man/Petty Staycheck" by hardcore band Six & Violence on Bastards Of The Universe: The 20 Year Anthology, October 25, 2007

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"Point Of Know Return"/"Spirit Of Radio" (medley), performed by Candlewyck on Live At The Palmetto Theater, November 6, 2007

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"Subdivisions" performed by solo musician Jacob Moon on The Loop, November 29, 2007

"The intricate music presented quite a challenge to this solo performer, who found himself tripping over the many foot-pedal cues, and meter changes." - Jacob Moon

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"Finding My Way" performed by the Michael Schenker Group (with guest vocalist Sebastian Bach ) on Doctor, Doctor: The Kulick Sessions, February 8, 2008

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"The Trees" performed by Thrones on Day Late, Dollar Short (vinyl edition), September 2, 2008

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"Available Light" performed by Wave Mechanics Union on Second Season, October 1, 2008

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"Closer To The Heart" performed by American Idol runner-up Bo Bice on the compilation Gone Country: 70s Rock, December 2008

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"Limelight" performed by Paul Rudd and Jason Segel on the I Love You Man soundtrack, March 17, 2009

Besides being full of Rush sightings, this film includes a scene where Jason Segel and Paul Rudd perform "Limelight". This performance is included on the soundtrack, along with the original Rush versions of both "Limelight" and "Tom Sawyer".

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"Losing It" performed by the Maurizio Rolli Big Band on Rolli's Tones, August 4, 2009

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"Subdivisions" performed by Susanna And The Magical Orchestra on 3, September 1, 2009

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"Anthem" performed by thrash metal band Sacrifice, The Ones I Condemn (Canadian edition), November 2009

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"The Spirit Of Radio" performed by ukulele band Lucky Uke on their eponymous debut album, June 8, 2010

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"The Spirit Of Radio" performed by Selina Martin on Disaster Fantasies, June 29, 2010

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"Time Stand Still" performed by Nelly Furtado on the Score: A Hockey Musical soundtrack, October 26, 2010

"We got a call that she wanted to sing that song. It's really sweet of her to do that. I don't know how she came about choosing that song, but she obviously responded to it." - Geddy Lee, BBC.com, November 10, 2010

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"Tom Sawyer" performed by Lost Fingers on Gypsy Kameleon, November 16, 2010

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"Subdivisions" performed by Artok on Above Ground, December 28, 2010

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"2112 Overture"/"Temples of Syrinx" performed by Benedictum on Dominion (special edition bonus track), March 8, 2011

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"Witch Hunt" performed by Machine Head on Unto The Locust (special edition bonus track), September 27, 2011

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"Bravado" performed by Gregorian on Masters Of Chant Chapter VIII, September 30, 2011

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"Timeline" (parody of "Limelight"), by ApologetiX on Wise Up And Rock, October 29, 2011

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"Mystic Rhythms" performed by Creosote on Area Man, March 27, 2012

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"Red Sector A" performed by Steel Assassin on WWII: Metal Of Honor, May 15, 2012

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"Working Man" performed by Danielle Armstrong, the theme song from Transporter: The Series, German premiere October 11, 2012

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"The Spirit Of Radio" performed by Nektar on A Spoonful Of Time, November 27, 2012

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"2112 Overture/Temples Of Syrinx" performed by Local H on The Another February EP, February 5, 2013

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"Subdivisions" performed by Omnium Gatherum on Beyond, March 5, 2013

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"Anthem" performed by Anthrax on the Anthems EP, March 19, 2013

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"Limelight" performed by Geoffrey Keezeron on Heart Of The Piano, July 9, 2013

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"Working Man" performed by Cyril Neville on Magic Honey, September 10, 2013

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"Limelight" performed by Jacob Moon and the David Barrett Trio on Fascination, November 1, 2013

"I've twisted [the song] a little bit. I think it's an enjoyable thing to hear, when you perform a song in a unique and compelling way - in a way that reveals layers of the song that maybe had been hidden before." - Jacob Moon, Christian Week, February 21, 2014

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"Subdivisions" performed by Heaven Below featuring William Shatner on the Sleeping Giants EP, December 2, 2013

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"Tom Sawyer" performed by the Montréal Guitare Trio on Der Prinz, February 18, 2014

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"Red Sector A" performed by SKW on Signs, May 16, 2014

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"Fly By Night" performed by The Ents on the original release of the Traveling Lights EP, September 6, 2014

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"Red Barchetta" performed by Adrian Smith and orchestra on The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Plays Prog Rock Classics compilation, March 31, 2015

This recording is from The Royal Philharmonic Plays The Music Of Rush

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"What You're Doing" performed by Michael Angelo Batio on Shred Force 1, April 14, 2015

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"The Spirit of Radio" performed by Kobra and the Lotus on The Words of the Prophets EP, August 28, 2015

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"Witch Hunt" performed by MolchMon on Expose, November 19, 2015

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"Subdivisions" and "Madrigal" performed by Ninja Sex Party on Under The Covers, March 4, 2016

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"Subdivisions" performed by Allegaeon on Proponent for Sentience, September 23, 2016

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"Closer To The Heart" performed by David Clayton-Thomas on Canadiana, October 14, 2016

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"Limelight" performed by Ninja Sex Party on Under the Covers, Vol. II, October 27, 2017

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"Tom Sawyer" preformed by Hayley Orrantia and AJ Michalka (aka Erica Goldberg and Lainey Lewis) on Goldbergs Mixtape, December 6, 2017

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"Animate" digital single performed by death-metal band Allegaeon, January 6, 2018

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"New World Man" performed by Dale Head and The Mindwinder on Swing on the Rocks, July 13, 2018

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"YYZ" performed by Franck Vaillant on Drummerz, November 30, 2018

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"Closer To The Heart" performed by Ninja Sex Party on Under the Covers, Vol. III, November 15, 2019

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"Working Man" performed by Esterly on the Reset covers EP, March 20, 2020

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"Working Man" digital single performed by Fu Manchu, Septemer 14, 2020

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"The Spirit of Radio" performed by Polyphonic Spree on Afflatus, April 16, 2021

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"Force Ten" and "Where's My Thing?" performed by Kyros on Recover, August 20, 2021

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"2112 Overture" performed by Canadian Brass Quintet on Canadiana, ‎September 8, 2021

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"Countdown," "La Villa Strangiato" and "Xanadu" performed by Clive Mitten on Tales From A Misspent Youth – Volume 1, January 28, 2022

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"Maybe As His Skies Are Wide" and "Tom Sawyer" performed by Brad Mehldau Trio on Jacob's Ladder, March 18, 2022

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Rush Tributes and Samplings

"Los Astronautas" by Mexico's Chespirito on Chespirito y sus Canciones, 1976

Samples "2112 Overture".

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"All the Greats" by Jeff Berlin on Pump It!, 1986

"Dedicated to Neil Peart, Alex Lifeson & Geddy Lee".

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"Welcome Home (Sanitarium)" by Metallica on Master of Puppets, February 24, 1986

Includes a tribute to "Tom Sawyer" at 4:06 - 4:21 and 4:43; Rush is also thanked in the albums' credits.

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"Longe Demais Das Capitais" (Too Far From the Capitals) (live) by Brazilian band Engenheiros do Hawaii on Alivio Imediato, 1989

Includes a short tribute to "Tom Sawyer" at 4:49.

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"Hip Hop Creature" by Cuban rapper Mellow Man Ace on Escape From Havana, August 29, 1989

Samples "Tom Sawyer".

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"John The Fisherman" (live with "YYZ" intro) by Primus on Suck On This, November 1989

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"Holier Than Thou" by Metallica on Metallica (aka "the Black Album"), August 26, 1991

Includes a nod to "Witch Hunt" with the lyrics "Point the finger, slow to understand, arrogance and ignorance go hand in hand".

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"Grade 9" by the Barenaked Ladies on Gordon, July 28, 1992

Includes tributes to "Tom Sawyer" at 1:57 and "The Spirit of Radio" at 2:32.

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"Time To Make The Donutz" by white rappers YBT on Dead Enz Kidz Doin' Lifetime Bidz, January 19, 1993

Samples "Tom Sawyer".

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"Conchita Martinez" by indie-dance group Saint Etienne on So Tough, March 9, 1993

Samples "The Spirit of Radio".

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"Phantom Limb" by Christian Metal band Tourniquet on Intense Live Series Vol. 2, 1993

Samples "The Spirit of Radio".

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Demolition Pumpkin Squeeze Musik mixtape by DJ Q-Bert, 1994

Samples "Tom Sawyer".

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"Crush Kill Destroy" by The Ultramagnetic MC's on The Basement Tapes 1984-1990, May 17, 1995

Samples "Tom Sawyer".

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"Bois Don't Cry" by Brazil's Mamonas Assassinas on their eponymous debut album, June 23, 1995

Includes a short tribute to "Tom Sawyer" at 2:10.

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"The Bar Is Closed" by The Wesley Willis Fiasco on Spookydisharmoniousconflicthellride, 1996

Samples "Tom Sawyer".

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"Golfshirt" by Nerf Herder from their eponymous debut album, December 2, 1996

Includes the lyric "I'm not the one who was an old time punk rocker, I was listening to Rush..."

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"Stereo" by lo-fi indie group Pavement on Brighten The Corners, February 11, 1997

Includes the lyric "What about the voice of Geddy Lee? How did it get so high? I wonder if he speaks like an ordinary guy?"

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"Tom Sawyer" remix by DJ Z-Trip on the soundtrack to Small Soldiers, July 7, 1998

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"Do You Wanna Get Rocked" classic rock DJ mix on Ultimix #77, 1999

This 16-minute medley of classic rock tracks includes "Tom Sawyer" from 2:02-2:36.

"The Dance Of Eternity" by Dream Theater on Metropolis Part 2: Scenes from a Memory, October 26, 1999

Includes the closing notes of "Freewill" beginning at 5:56 through the end, as confirmed by the band during the audio commentary of their Metropolis 2000: Scenes From New York DVD.

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"Irk The Purists" by Half Man Half Biscuit on Trouble Over Bridgwater, May 23, 2000

The singer lists all his favorite bands and albums which "irk the purists", beginning with "Give me Love, give me Can, give me Meatloaf, give me Rush, give me Marquee Moon..."

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"TruthOla" by Steve Morse on Major Impacts, July 1, 2000

Credited to the influences of Jeff Beck, Eric Johnson & Alex Lifeson.

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"Let The Music Play - Plasmic Honey 2000 AD Remix" by Shannon on Let The Music Play: Give Me Tonight cd single, August 20, 2000

Samples "2112 Overture".

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"Wishlist" (live) by Pearl Jam on Live in Toronto, recorded October 5, 2000

Geddy was in attendance when Eddie Vedder changed the lyrics from "I wish I was as fortunate, as fortunate as me" to "I wish I was fortunate, as fortunate as Geddy Lee".

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"High School" by Nerf Herder from My E.P., July 3, 2001

The singer laments things he wishes he knew in high school, including "nobody ever got laid, cuz they were wearin' a Rush t-shirt".

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"Look What Happened" by Less Than Jake on Borders & Boundaries, October 24, 2000

Rerecorded for their album Anthem, May 3, 2003, includes a short tribute to "Tom Sawyer" between 0:27 and 0:44, and again at 3:20.

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"Pool Party" by the Aquabats on Myths, Legends, And Other Amazing Adventures, Vol. 2, November 28, 2000

Includes a brief tribute to "Tom Sawyer" at 3:03.

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"Kiss Of Death" by bluegrass band Split Lip Rayfield on Never Make It Home, February 20, 2001

The singer laments buying a car that lasts only two months, "and even though Rush sounded good on the stereo, I had killed that car."

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"Lagoona Strangiato" by Norwegian progressive rock band Waste Lagoon on Shadow Chaser, May 22, 2001

With an intro similar to the intro to "YYZ", this original instrumental's title is a play on words with the band's name and "La Villa Strangiato".

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"Starfleet Patrol" by Sean Edward Ghannam on Fusia, 2001

An instrumental performed "in the style of Alex Lifeson's work with the band Rush".

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"Prison Song" by metal band System of a Down on Toxicity, September 4, 2001

The closing notes of this song intentionally replicate the close of "The Temples of Syrinx".

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"Gone Guru", by alternative rap band Lifeseeker on their eponymous debut album, July 23, 2002

Samples "A Passage to Bangkok".

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"Serenity" by Godsmack on Faceless, April 8, 2003

Inspired by Neil Peart's tragedies as told in Ghost Rider: Travels On The Healing Road.

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"Intro" by rapper Joe Budden on his eponymous album, June 10, 2003

Samples "Lock and Key".

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"Annie Rush" by Go Home Productions, 2004

A DJ mash-up of Annie Lennox's "Little Bird" with Rush's "The Spirit Of Radio".

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"DoubleLight (for Neil Peart)" by DoubleLight on Assembly of the Wondrous Head, July 13, 2004

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"Batalla De Los Tambores" by Godsmack on Changes, September 14, 2004

This live "drum battle" includes short tributes to both "YYZ" and "Tom Sawyer"

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"Me You And Geddy Lee" by comedian Canadian Studmuffin on Orgy, October 26, 2004

This song tells the fictitious story of a jealous boyfriend whose date was taken backstage by Geddy Lee.

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"All Night" by Fort Minor on We Major, 2005

Samples "Tom Sawyer".

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"10001110101" by Clutch on Robot Hive/Exodus, June 21, 2005

Includes the lyric "Temple of Syrinx having the bake sale of the year."

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"One Day at a Time vs. Tom Sawyer" mixtape by Dj Vlad and Roc Raida on Rock Phenomenon, March 27, 2006

Samples "Tom Sawyer".

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"Hurry Up" by Paul Gilbert on Get Out Of My Yard, July 17, 2006

"'Hurry Up' means Rush!" - Paul Gilbert

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"She is Just a Glitch" by electronicore band Sky Eats Airplane on Everything Perfect on the Wrong Day, August 6, 2006

Samples "Closer To The Heart".

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"Street Life" by hip hop artist Rick Ross on Port of Miami, August 8, 2006

Samples "Afterimage".

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"Mean Mean Pride" by rapper Danny Brown on the mixtape Detroit State of Mind, August 30, 2007

Samples "Lakeside Park" and "Tom Sawyer".

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"The Rush" by rapper Mickey Factz on The Leak Vol.2: The Inspiration mixtape, August 27, 2008

Samples "YYZ".

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"Here Come The Geese" on Snacktime, May 6, 2008

Includes the lyric "in the high school halls, in the shopping malls."

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"Trial Of Tears" (live) by Dream Theater on Chaos In Motion, September 30, 2008

The closing medley of this live DVD begins with the opening to "Xanadu".

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"Cali Trip" by rapper Proof on the Mayor of Detroit mixtape album, October 3, 2008

Samples "Xanadu".

"Shreveport" by country band the Gourds on Haymaker!, January 6, 2009

Includes the lyric "Looks like it's gonna be just me and Geddy Lee tonight".

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"Bring It Here" by rappers Capone-N-Noreaga on Channel 10, March 17, 2009

Samples "Tom Sawyer".

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"The Superbowl Is Over" by rapper D-sisive on Let The Children Die, May 5, 2009

Samples "The Necromancer".

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"A Nightmare To Remember" and "The Count of Tuscany" by Dream Theater on Black Clouds & Silver Linings, June 23, 2009

Includes the "Witch Hunt" lyric "the air is thick and still". "'The Count Of Tuscany' indicates a big-time Rush influence. They have always had the ability to write majestic-sounding music, very royal and uplifting." - John Petrucci, Guitar World, October 2009

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"In The Mall" by Weezer on Raditude, November 3, 2009

The keyboard solo includes a brief tribute to "Tom Sawyer" from 1:55-2:10.

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"Time Flies On" by rock duo Glider on Open Skies, January 19, 2010

Includes a nod to the song "Armor And Sword" with the lyric "The truths of this world that we all share, and of the Snakes and Arrows we must take care."

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"Werewolf, Baby!" by Rob Zombie on Hellbilly Deluxe 2, February 2, 2010

Includes a tribute to "La Villa Strangiato".

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"Fright Night" by Capaz on Ultimo Cigarro November 10, 2010

Samples "A Passage To Bangkok".

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"Geddy Lee" by the Woodshed Orchestra on their eponymous debut album, May 1, 2011

Former Rheostatics' member Dave Clark's band, praising Geddy Lee as "a Canadian National Treasure, who plays bass in the greatest rock band ever!"

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"Rock & Roll Nigga" by rapper Tech N9ne, an exclusive digital bonus track on the Best Buy edition of All 6's And 7's, June 7, 2011

Includes the lyric "to ease the pain I listened to Geddy, Alex and Neil Peart."

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"Rush Over Brooklyn" by rapper MC El-P, October 27, 2011

Samples "Tom Sawyer".

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"The Rush" by rappers Smoke DZA and Mickey Factz on Substance Abuse, January 4, 2012

Samples "YYZ".

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"Many Places in a Rush" by instrumental progressive rock band 4front on Malice In Wonderland, March 1, 2012

A tribute to Rush, featuring album art designed by Hugh Syme.

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"Grace Under Pressure" by instrumental progressive rock band Points North on Road Less Traveled, March 13, 2012

"The song reimagines Alex Lifeson's 1980s guitar style as a 21st Century invention (think Rush's 'Red Sector A' with a post-Cold War twist)" - Magna Carta Records

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"The Looking Glass" by Dream Theater on their eponymous 12th album, September 23, 2013

"The song is definitely a tip of the hat to RUSH..." - John Petrucci

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"6969" by comedy band Ninja Sex Party on Attitude City, July 17, 2015

A semi-parody of "2112" with multple Rush references, including 2112 inspired album art.

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"The Girl Who Listened to Rush" by Nerf Herder on Rockingham, March 11, 2016

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"Geddy Lee" by B.A. Johnston on The Skid Is Hot Tonight, February 22, 2019

"It's about the Rush frontman and how B.A. Johnston sometimes just listens to Rush just to drive the lady in his life crazy." - Exclaim.ca, January 22, 2019

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