Mercury recording group Rush were presented two gold albums in Toronto's Hyatt Regency Hotel December 22, for their first album Rush and their current two-album live set, All The World's A Stage. The presentation was made by Polydor president Tim Harrold and Sam "The Record Man" Sniderman. Toronto radio station CHUM-FM and the group's management, SRO Productions, were also presented gold awards in appreciation of their efforts on behalf of the group. Another gold will be presented to Polydor.
A single from the live album, the medley Fly By Night/In The Mood, has been charted by U.S. trades their first single ever to do so.
SRO's Tom Berry reports an extremely successful concert for Rush at the Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, where the group headlined before over 17,000 fans. December 26 Bob Seger was the opener.
Rush will be headlining extensively throughout Texas in January and performing as special guests behind Ted Nugent in the mid-western U.S.