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    Posted: March 09 2017 at 13:47
In your opinion which song is undeservedly among most popular and praised Rush songs?
OVERRATED doesn't mean that you think that song is weak or you don't like it of course. 

My choice: Red Barchetta. Cygnus Hemispheres is runner-up.
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Tom Sawyer.
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Sawyer's Red Ladder.
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"The Pass," because some folks put it in the same category as "Tom Sawyer."
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I love Closer to the Heart.
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Red Barchetta
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Every single one?
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If I ever hear Tom Sawyer again, I'll f**king loose it Angry
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Dark Side of the Moon!!!
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Most overrated among what group of people?
On the radio Tom Sawyer maybe. I guess.
Among people who haven't dug that deep in their discography, 2112 maybe, posssibly.
According to people who don't like the results of a poll, Red Barchetta maybe. At a guess.
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"I Think I'm Going Bald"
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When I was a teen musician, it would've been YYZ, the ultimate "Rush are God" number for us wannabe heavy rock stars.

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Amongst Rush fans, I'd say "Losing It"; A lot of fans seem to give that tune high praise, and although it was cool to see it performed live on the last tour, I prefer my Rush on the heavier side.
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Originally posted by TexasKing TexasKing wrote:

In your opinion which song is undeservedly among most popular and praised Rush songs?
OVERRATED doesn't mean that you think that song is weak or you don't like it of course. 

My choice: Red Barchetta. Cygnus Hemispheres is runner-up.

Those work for me ....but then I'm not a big Rush fan in general.

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Originally posted by Rushman Rushman wrote:

Amongst Rush fans, I'd say "Losing It"; A lot of fans seem to give that tune high praise, and although it was cool to see it performed live on the last tour, I prefer my Rush on the heavier side.
 
I hear you, but songs like "Losing It" demonstrate Rush isn't a one-trick nor two-trick pony. Wink
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All of them...its true


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Originally posted by Catcher10 Catcher10 wrote:

All of them...its true
 
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