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Jacob's Ladder VS Headlong Flight?

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Poll: Jacob's Ladder VS Headlong Flight? (60 member(s) have cast votes)

Jacob's Ladder VS Headlong Flight?

  1. Jacob's Ladder (42 votes [70.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 70.00%

  2. Headlong Flight (18 votes [30.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 30.00%

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#21 diatribein


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Posted 07 May 2017 - 11:58 PM

Neither! The worst song on Permanent Waves vs. a weak song on a mediocre album that is one of the most overrated songs in RUSH's entire catalogue. I went with the less popular choice because I at least listen to that song on occasion.

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#22 theredtamasrule


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Posted 08 May 2017 - 01:05 AM

There's something very grand and epic about JL...builds along the horizon then thunders down a storm of awesomeness. Alex's solo is amazing and powerfully bluesy. It's a much better constructed song & the musical ideas are more interesting than HLF which is essentially a jam. A helluva jam, a great jam...a jam I love but I gotta go with Jacob's Ladder.

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Posted 08 May 2017 - 02:45 PM

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 07 May 2017 - 05:43 PM, said:

View PostA rocket that ignites itself, on 07 May 2017 - 05:36 PM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 07 May 2017 - 05:26 PM, said:

View PostA rocket that ignites itself, on 07 May 2017 - 12:25 PM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 07 May 2017 - 10:50 AM, said:

A classic tune which isn't in my top 3 from that perfect album


The first or second best song on their last album


Two great songs but no hesitation here--I'm going with the classic! :hail:

I pretty much echo JB here.  Although I'd have HF after the title track and The Anarchist.
Close. If I'm forced to put my top 3 from CA, I'd go Anarchist-HF-CA

Those are the album's super heavyweights.

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On a side note, Earthquake looks ((I hesitate to say)) SLIMMER than my memory says he was. And Typhoon's ((wasn't he Tugboat at first?)) bicep appears bigger than I remember. Yokozuna though is exactly the same fat bastard that I remember :lol:

You know it.  Went on to form the "Natural Disasters" with Girthquake...err Earthquake. :D

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#24 Brucey


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Posted 08 May 2017 - 06:24 PM

Both kick some serious backside, but Jacob's Ladder is just a little bit more to my tastes

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Posted 08 May 2017 - 10:41 PM

I think "Headlong Flight" is a very good song, especially live. But "Jacob's Ladder" has been one of my favorite Rush songs since I first heard it, so it's my choice.

#26 Earthshine


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Posted 24 May 2017 - 02:12 AM

Simple. Jacob's Ladder.

#27 NewWorldScott


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Posted 29 May 2017 - 04:17 PM

I love both songs, but this was easier than I thought.

"Jacob's Ladder" wins this one for me.

Maybe my bias and love for PW played a part. :drool:

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