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    RIP - Neil Peart - Drummer from Rush

    67 years old of Brain cancer

    https://torontosun.com/news/local-ne...art-dies-at-67

    I was a bigger fan in my teenage days but an iconic band.
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    Re: RIP - Neil Peart - Drummer from Rush

    Listening to "Exit Stage Left" in high def as I type this. RIP.
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    Re: RIP - Neil Peart - Drummer from Rush

    What a talent! Very sad to hear this...RIP

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    Re: RIP - Neil Peart - Drummer from Rush

    I'm on the train to Bangkok!
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    Re: RIP - Neil Peart - Drummer from Rush

    Xanadu!

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    Re: RIP - Neil Peart - Drummer from Rush

    They made some some really good, original distinctive music, also reportedly did not fall into the easy temptations of touring rock band life (the two other activities often associated with Rock and Roll). Yet Keith Richards lives on and Neil Peart is gone.
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    Re: RIP - Neil Peart - Drummer from Rush

    A true shame. Drummer, lyricist, writer. His book Ghost Rider in particular is excellent. A real loss too young at only 67.

    As a side note, one of my favorite Scotches is Macallan. Neil wrote about it in his books and I had to try it. Don't have any of it in the house tonight, but I'll get some tomorrow and tip a glass.
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    Re: RIP - Neil Peart - Drummer from Rush

    Growing up playing in garage bands when Rush was at the height of their popularity, Neil Peart was the measuring stick that we measured all drummers to. No matter what genre of music you played or preferred, everyone thought Peart was in a league all to himself.

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    Re: RIP - Neil Peart - Drummer from Rush

    Quote Originally Posted by glemon View Post
    They made some some really good, original distinctive music, also reportedly did not fall into the easy temptations of touring rock band life (the two other activities often associated with Rock and Roll). Yet Keith Richards lives on and Neil Peart is gone.
    Keith Richards isn't really human, I hear he's actually a space alien robot..

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikephillips View Post
    Keith Richards isn't really human, I hear he's actually a space alien robot..
    Our late kitty, Devon, lived to be about 22. In his final couple of years he looked so much like walking death that we too to calling him "Keith Richards."
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    Re: RIP - Neil Peart - Drummer from Rush

    Very interesting guy.

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