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What album does Geddy sing the best on?

  1. Rush (1 votes [1.79%] - View)

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  2. Fly By Night (0 votes [0.00%])

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  3. Caress of Steel (2 votes [3.57%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 3.57%

  4. 2112 (2 votes [3.57%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 3.57%

  5. A Farewell To Kings (2 votes [3.57%] - View)

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  6. Hemispheres (4 votes [7.14%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 7.14%

  7. Permanent Waves (4 votes [7.14%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 7.14%

  8. Moving Pictures (5 votes [8.93%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 8.93%

  9. Signals (0 votes [0.00%])

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  10. Grace Under Pressure (7 votes [12.50%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 12.50%

  11. Power Windows (14 votes [25.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 25.00%

  12. Hold Your Fire (5 votes [8.93%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 8.93%

  13. Presto (7 votes [12.50%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 12.50%

  14. Roll The Bones (1 votes [1.79%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 1.79%

  15. Counterparts (0 votes [0.00%])

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  16. Test For Echo (0 votes [0.00%])

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  17. Vapor Trails (1 votes [1.79%] - View)

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  18. Snakes & Arrows (1 votes [1.79%] - View)

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  19. Clockwork Angels (0 votes [0.00%])

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#21 Blue J

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 02:20 PM

View Postblueschica, on 23 April 2015 - 02:12 PM, said:

Shoot, I need to go back and listen to Presto, it has been quite a while but you guys are talking me into it!  Otherwise, this sounds weird but I have had the "Fifth Order of Angels" boot in the car lately and I love the way Ged's 70's voice rips into "Anthem" and some of the other stuff on there.. . .   lots of power rather than finesse I guess . . .

Indeed, that is primal Rush...just purely raw energy!

But I still go with the mid to late '80s period for his most accomplished vocals- a combination of still-excellent range and technical nuance, in my opinion.

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 02:24 PM

View PostBlue J, on 23 April 2015 - 02:01 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 23 April 2015 - 01:57 PM, said:

His vocals were perfection in the 80's.

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I think Available Light is a top ten best for the band. But then again, Presto has four of my top ten (and my number one). I love the playfulness of this album and era, this album sounds like it was a joy to write and record.

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 03:36 PM

You know what I wish he could sing again like he used to in the eighties?  Freewill.  Especially the part "there are those who think that they were dealt a losing hand, the cards were stacked against them, they weren't born in Lotus-land".

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 03:44 PM

I'm listening to Canada '81.  I could cry for what they once were and no longer are.  Why do we have to age?

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 03:55 PM

Old vocal Geddy - Hemispheres
More recent vocal Geddy - Counterparts.

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 03:56 PM

View PostLorraine, on 23 April 2015 - 03:44 PM, said:

I'm listening to Canada '81.  I could cry for what they once were and no longer are.  Why do we have to age?

View PostLorraine, on 23 April 2015 - 03:44 PM, said:

I'm listening to Canada '81.  I could cry for what they once were and no longer are.  Why do we have to age?

Yeah it seriously sucks. I guess it's only as you get older and see what aging does to you that you realize you should have taken advantage of so many things when you were younger. I remember people telling me that, but I think we just don't hear them and think things will never change.

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 04:01 PM

View PostEagleMoon, on 23 April 2015 - 03:56 PM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 23 April 2015 - 03:44 PM, said:

I'm listening to Canada '81.  I could cry for what they once were and no longer are.  Why do we have to age?

View PostLorraine, on 23 April 2015 - 03:44 PM, said:

I'm listening to Canada '81.  I could cry for what they once were and no longer are.  Why do we have to age?

Yeah it seriously sucks. I guess it's only as you get older and see what aging does to you that you realize you should have taken advantage of so many things when you were younger. I remember people telling me that, but I think we just don't hear them and think things will never change.

You are so right.   I was told the same thing.  I thought I'd be young forever.  Had I known, I would have lived life to the fullest every single moment.

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 04:02 PM

View PostLorraine, on 23 April 2015 - 04:01 PM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 23 April 2015 - 03:56 PM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 23 April 2015 - 03:44 PM, said:

I'm listening to Canada '81.  I could cry for what they once were and no longer are.  Why do we have to age?

View PostLorraine, on 23 April 2015 - 03:44 PM, said:

I'm listening to Canada '81.  I could cry for what they once were and no longer are.  Why do we have to age?

Yeah it seriously sucks. I guess it's only as you get older and see what aging does to you that you realize you should have taken advantage of so many things when you were younger. I remember people telling me that, but I think we just don't hear them and think things will never change.

You are so right.   I was told the same thing.  I thought I'd be young forever.  Had I known, I would have lived life to the fullest every single moment.

The stupidity of youth. Or naivety I guess.

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 04:04 PM

I don't want to sound like a real downer, but you can even hear the difference in how they used to play their instruments back then and how they play them today.  Aside from playing faster, there is something else vital missing today that they had back then.  I'm not sure what that would be.

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 04:07 PM

Not to bring anybody down.......but being handicapped my body has felt old as long as i can remember.  I bypassed the young forever stasge, lol

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 04:07 PM

View PostLorraine, on 23 April 2015 - 04:04 PM, said:

I don't want to sound like a real downer, but you can even hear the difference in how they used to play their instruments back then and how they play them today.  Aside from playing faster, there is something else vital missing today that they had back then.  I'm not sure what that would be.

Terry Brown?  Oh wait - do you mean live?

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 04:11 PM

View PostLorraine, on 23 April 2015 - 04:04 PM, said:

I don't want to sound like a real downer, but you can even hear the difference in how they used to play their instruments back then and how they play them today.  Aside from playing faster, there is something else vital missing today that they had back then.  I'm not sure what that would be.

youthful passion.  They could  now play with their eyes closed........but they don't have as much fire.......i'm sorry it's true.

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 04:11 PM

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View PostLorraine, on 23 April 2015 - 04:04 PM, said:

I don't want to sound like a real downer, but you can even hear the difference in how they used to play their instruments back then and how they play them today.  Aside from playing faster, there is something else vital missing today that they had back then.  I'm not sure what that would be.

Terry Brown?  Oh wait - do you mean live?

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 04:14 PM

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View PostLorraine, on 23 April 2015 - 04:04 PM, said:

I don't want to sound like a real downer, but you can even hear the difference in how they used to play their instruments back then and how they play them today.  Aside from playing faster, there is something else vital missing today that they had back then.  I'm not sure what that would be.

youthful passion.  They could  now play with their eyes closed........but they don't have as much fire.......i'm sorry it's true.

Mick

I was going to use the word vitality but didn't.  It would have been the right word.  Having just listened to TSOR from a Moving Pictures tour bootleg, I'm going to listen now to it from CA Tour and see if I can hear what is missing (aside from the obvious).

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 04:15 PM

Presto was the album that first came to mind.

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 04:15 PM

I can't do it.  I couldn't get past Geddy singing the first verse.

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 04:17 PM

View Postbluefox4000, on 23 April 2015 - 04:07 PM, said:

Not to bring anybody down.......but being handicapped my body has felt old as long as i can remember.  I bypassed the young forever stasge, lol

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 04:19 PM

View Postbluefox4000, on 23 April 2015 - 04:07 PM, said:

Not to bring anybody down.......but being handicapped my body has felt old as long as i can remember.  I bypassed the young forever stasge, lol

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You are mentally youthful judging by your cheeky wit!

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 04:24 PM

View PostSegue Myles, on 23 April 2015 - 04:19 PM, said:

View Postbluefox4000, on 23 April 2015 - 04:07 PM, said:

Not to bring anybody down.......but being handicapped my body has felt old as long as i can remember.  I bypassed the young forever stasge, lol

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You are mentally youthful judging by your cheeky wit!
I was going to tell him that too.  :)

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Posted 23 April 2015 - 04:27 PM

View PostLorraine, on 23 April 2015 - 04:24 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 23 April 2015 - 04:19 PM, said:

View Postbluefox4000, on 23 April 2015 - 04:07 PM, said:

Not to bring anybody down.......but being handicapped my body has felt old as long as i can remember.  I bypassed the young forever stasge, lol

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You are mentally youthful judging by your cheeky wit!
I was going to tell him that too.  :)

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