Re: RIP Neil Peart
Posted by: Lynchomaniac ()
Date: January 11, 2020 09:39AM

Doug Wolfgang Wrote:
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> Incredible loss. R.I.P., professor.
>
> Neil Peart, the drummer and lyricist for Rush,
> died Tuesday, January 7th, in Santa Monica at age
> 67. The cause was brain cancer, which he had been
> quietly battling for three years, according to
> Elliott Mintz, a spokesperson for the Peart
> family. A representative for the band confirmed
> the news to Rolling Stone.
>
> Peart was widely considered one of the best
> drummers in rock history, with a flamboyant yet
> utterly precise style. He joined singer-bassist
> Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson in Rush in
> 1974, and his virtuosic playing and literate
> lyrics – which drew on Ayn Rand and science
> fiction, among other influences – helped make
> Rush one of the key bands of the classic-rock
> era.
>
> The band finished their final tour in 2015; Peart
> was done with the road and eager to spend more
> time with his wife, Carrie Nuttal, and daughter
> Olivia.

Nooo......., utterly gutted about that - such a soft-spoken and humble human being, always putting the music in front over personal fame and fortune. Not forgetting his outstanding abilities as a musican and lyricist.....gone but never forgotten.

R.I.P. Neil

I sense a Rush frenzy for weeks to come on my part - just devastated here...., at loss for words really

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