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Neil Young-After the Goldrush 10-21-86- San Francisco

…on the Crosby Stills Nash sophomore release Déjà Vu, Neil Young only contributed two songs, no doubt saving even stronger material for his own third solo album barely five months later. Entitled After the Goldrush, writer William Ruhlmann calls the title song “…a mystical ballad that featured some of Young’s most imaginative lyrics and became one of his most memorable songs.”

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Rush-New World Man-1984

Believe me that the 1984 Rush Grace Under Pressure Tour was named appropriately, because on opening night in Albuqurque Geddy Lee was the epitome of exactly that, playing busy bass, electronic keyboards, organ pedals with his feet, and singing…all at the same time! Here is “New World Man”in concert, a song from the Rush album […]

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Rush 1985 Model Fully Loaded with Power Windows- Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson

Somehow Toronto’s Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Rush have managed to maintain non-controversial low profiles, both individually and collectively, for the entire length of a prodigious forty-five year career ( which is no minor feat) while simultaneously selling more than an estimated forty-five million albums worldwide. Yet when observing potential song subjects for 1984’s […]

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Rush- Closer to the Heart- 1984

A perennial crowd-pleaser since it appeared on A Farewell to Kings, before the invention of the cellphone light “Closer to the Heart” made a Bic lighter as essential at a Rush show as a concert ticket. Here’s the performance on the 1984 Grace Under Pressure  tour. –Redbeard 

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Rush- Spirit of Radio- Grace Under Pressure Tour 1984

The guys in Rush  appeared in an In the Studio session  to discuss the importance of the January 1980 release Permanent Waves , so here is one of that album’s key songs,“The Spirit of Radio”, performed on the 1984 Grace Under Pressure Tour. – Redbeard

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Cheap Trick- Come On, Come On/ Stiff Competition- Passaic NJ 12-8-78

Forty years ago this week, Cheap Trick was poised on the brink, but depending on what continent you were referencing, it could have been the brink of  Beatlemania-type mass popularity ( as in Japan that Summer 1978 ), or the brink of disaster here at home, where they had rave reviews for their first three […]

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R.E.M.- Green 30th Anniversary- Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, Mike Mills 12-17

Big step for  the little band from Athens, GA, R.E.M. onto the world stage thirty years ago with Green,  and songs like “Orange Crush”,”Pop Song ’89”,”Stand“, and “Turn You Inside Out” proved that they were more than ready and never looked back. Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, and Mike Mills gang tackle lots of big topics […]