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Poll: Working Man vs Caravan (23 member(s) have cast votes)

Which do you like more?

  1. Working Man (15 votes [65.22%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 65.22%

  2. Caravan (8 votes [34.78%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 34.78%

Grade them both!

  1. Working Man : A- to A+ (15 votes [32.61%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 32.61%

  2. Working Man : B- to B+ (7 votes [15.22%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 15.22%

  3. Working Man : C- to C+ (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  4. Working Man: D- to D+ (1 votes [2.17%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.17%

  5. Working Man : F (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  6. Caravan : A- to A+ (8 votes [17.39%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 17.39%

  7. Caravan : B- to B+ (10 votes [21.74%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 21.74%

  8. Caravan : C- to C+ (3 votes [6.52%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 6.52%

  9. Caravan : D- to D+ (2 votes [4.35%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.35%

  10. Caravan : F (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

Which thought is closest to yours?

  1. It was hard to vote because I like both almost equally. (5 votes [21.74%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 21.74%

  2. It was hard to vote because I don’t like choosing between Rush songs. (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  3. It was easy to vote because Working Man pulverizes Caravan! (6 votes [26.09%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 26.09%

  4. It was easy to vote because Caravan steamrolls Working Man! (2 votes [8.70%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 8.70%

  5. Young Geddy’s banshee vocals > Old Geddy’s occasional marbles in the mouth vocals (2 votes [8.70%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 8.70%

  6. Final form of Rush > any B.P. Rush tune ((B.P. = Before Peart)) (2 votes [8.70%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 8.70%

  7. It seems to me I could live my life in a world lit only by fire. (1 votes [4.35%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.35%

  8. I have no thoughts as I’m a non-sentient pickle. (5 votes [21.74%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 21.74%

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#1 JohnnyBlaze

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Posted 06 March 2018 - 08:13 AM

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#2 Lucas

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Posted 06 March 2018 - 02:04 PM

Caravan is a good song - I like it

But we're talkin WORKING MAN here - iconic


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Posted 06 March 2018 - 04:03 PM

Caravan is a solid C...nothing special here.

Working Man is iconic.  It pulverizes via jackhammer.

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Posted 06 March 2018 - 07:52 PM

Caravan is one of the greatest openers in their catalogue. The first time I heard that descending riff it was like a whole new facet of the world of rock and roll being opened up to me (of course that was back in like 2012 when I'd barely really gotten into music). On the other hand, Working Man is a cemented classic with one of those riffs that, if you don't at least bob your head to, you're already dead. This was tough, but I went with Caravan since it always brings back memories of that first time listening to CA and realizing at least two things. 1. This is absolutely awesome, the song, the album, and the band. 2. Dad needs to hear this cuz he doesn't know about their new stuff and this is right up there with the classics.

#5 JohnnyBlaze

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Posted 06 March 2018 - 10:04 PM

Caravan’s vocals are its weakest link imho. Still, it’s a decent song that rocks pretty well at times.
Grade: B-

Working Man is strong all-around with no weaknesses that are apparent to me.
Grade: A+

#6 pjbear05

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Posted 09 March 2018 - 10:25 AM

Caravan, ok, decent.

But Working Man is just POW a bolt of lightning right from the start.  The version at the Odeon (DS pt. 3) is one of my favorite live Rush tunes.

Edited by pjbear05, 09 March 2018 - 10:26 AM.


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Posted 09 March 2018 - 09:53 PM

But what if I'm a sentient pickle?

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Posted 09 March 2018 - 09:55 PM

I've heard enough Working Man to last a lifetime.

I've heard enough Caravan to well, hear enough Caravan.

Meh...they both are solid B- to B+ material.

#9 Fridge

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 03:54 AM

Working Man is a solid rocker which though good, is in my opinion somewhat overrated by the fan base.

Caravan however is utter shite, so an easy decision here......




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