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Posted 13 August 2015 - 12:44 AM

The cool thing about my personal Rush Live Experience is that the first show I saw was in 1984.  For some reason I got involved with a bunch of kids who wanted to well "bum Rush the show."  LOL
So I ran into the front of the crowd and got shoved into the barrier under Geddy.  Geddy looked down at us and he looked worried but they continued to play.
I was in Heaven standing in the front for about half of the show.
Anyway 31 years later I am standing in third row on Alex's side at the LA FORUM.  I was way over but I still had a great angle of Neil's kit.
Long story short right when "Lakeside Park" kicked in I moved up into the front row and worked my way inward.  I'm not in the picture but I was damn close.
So it's fitting that my first show I snuck into the front as a 16 year old.  As a 47 year old I did it again,

This is even more proof that I will never grow up.

Well now that my band is done perhaps I hope I don't grow old and gray.

I'm not even close to "Losing It" just yet, but seeing that song performed live was closure for me.

Sorry BARD.  You will never understand it and to me that's a tragedy.  


Edited by RUSHHEAD666, 13 August 2015 - 12:46 AM.

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Posted 13 August 2015 - 12:48 AM

View PostAncient Ways, on 12 August 2015 - 06:33 PM, said:

A lot of strangers in that pic.

It's all good!  They're all long-awaited friends.....;)

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Posted 13 August 2015 - 10:55 AM

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View PostGabrielgil513, on 12 August 2015 - 08:05 PM, said:

Eagle, thanks for posting the pic, your effort is appreciated. It's a great pic. I think the band, including Neil, gets how we feel about them.

In the front row center, we can see the couple that paid the ten grand for the tickets we were all drooling over on TM resale.


Maybe, unless they were seat crashers.  And you're entirely welcome. My pleasure. :)
Eagle, yes, neat picture, thanks for posting.  Tomorrow morning by 10 AM, it'll be printed and posted outside my office, with a large red circle around my somewhat inebriated, orange-doffed head.

Will you send me an autographed copy?  :) ;)

Edited by Lorraine, 13 August 2015 - 01:12 PM.

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Posted 13 August 2015 - 11:37 AM

He took this picture so Micheal can update his potential stalker list.

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Posted 13 August 2015 - 11:39 AM

View Post2112FirstStreet, on 13 August 2015 - 11:37 AM, said:

He took this picture so Micheal can update his potential stalker list.


Watch out, Tom.  Neil has your number!!  ;) ;)

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Posted 13 August 2015 - 01:00 PM

View PostEagleMoon, on 12 August 2015 - 06:21 PM, said:

Saw this posted on Facebook a little while ago. I'm not sure where it came from, but it's a picture from Neil's camera at the last show in LA.

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Cool! I remember seeing him take three shots.

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Posted 13 August 2015 - 01:44 PM

Hey took a shot of Geddy and a shot of Alex and a crowd shot from what it looked like on the video.....I bet those show up in his next blog....

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Posted 13 August 2015 - 11:11 PM

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View PostLorraine, on 12 August 2015 - 06:51 PM, said:

I wonder who Miss Casual is seemingly not too impressed by anything?  :lol:
That's EagleMoon right?
Good one Duff. :LMAO:

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Posted 14 August 2015 - 09:34 AM

I think I see myself!

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Posted 14 August 2015 - 11:54 AM

Could you imagine being in this photo and thinking "Holy shit, Neil Peart took a picture of me!!!!!"

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Posted 14 August 2015 - 02:14 PM

I can more than imagine it.  And yes, it is posted outside my office with a little note explaining what it is, but yesterday afternoon, someone pasted over my head with the sketch artist's Tom Brady.  He's everywhere!

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