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By-tor and the Snow dog - Live 1976 - guitar solo section

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#21 Peter Griffin

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Posted 03 January 2019 - 12:57 AM

Thanks for the link, St R! 


When you hear Geddy introduce the songs, it almost seems as if the audio is slowed down a bit, but once the song kicks in you realize it's all good. 

#22 Peter Griffin

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Posted 03 January 2019 - 04:12 AM

Listening to this now.   DAMN!  Some of the breakdowns in Working Man are freakin ON FIRE!

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Posted 03 January 2019 - 01:14 PM

I've always thought of that solo as being a sort of illegitimate child of the Pagey violin bow section of Dazed and Confused, and for me By-Tor is the one Rush song above all others that seems to have aged badly.

Fantastic to have another live version of Best I Can on that recording, though.

I can see that but I’ve always thought of the “Dazed and Confused” solo as having more mystique. Given my age, I can’t separate it from The Song Remains the Same movie I guess. I just have that vision of Page as a wizard in my mind whenever I hear it. When I hear Rush do By-Tor it’s more of a blank slate.  Probably a good thread somewhere in here to discuss how music videos, commercials, movies and trailers impact the way we hear songs.

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Posted 03 January 2019 - 09:19 PM

Thanks for the heads up on the PA show, what a great treat!


Interesting that Fly By Night wasn't played and Bad Boy was played, thought Rush dropped that cover after the first tour, however looking at the gone but not forgotten Power Windows site tour history, Rush played BB at the Cleveland show. So only the first part is mildly interesting.

#25 Saint Ronnie

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Posted 13 January 2019 - 08:24 PM

The show has been upped over at the Dime in lossless flac

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