How good of a rhythm section was Geddy Lee and Neil Peart? This good.

To the untrained ear/non-Rush fan, it sounded like each member of the band was always off doing their own thing. Not true. Rush was a fine-tuned machine with all parts perfectly synced.

To prove that point, here’s Geddy Lee and Neil Peart’s isolated parts on “Digital Man” from the Signals album.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

3 thoughts on “How good of a rhythm section was Geddy Lee and Neil Peart? This good.

  • August 8, 2020 at 9:19 pm
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    Prog Gods ..
    nothing else needs to be said .R.I.P Professor..

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  • August 9, 2020 at 12:47 am
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    One of THE BEST in Rock!

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  • August 9, 2020 at 10:02 pm
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    Damn that’s good.

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