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The Spirit Of Radio

by Rush

Features of This Track

hard rock roots
varying tempo and time signatures
demanding instrumental part writing
major key tonality
a vocal-centric aesthetic
electric guitar riffs
an electric guitar solo
a dynamic male vocalist
subtle use of acoustic piano
prominent drums

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This is one of my abosolute faves! ...the freedom of music...
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This has to be my personal favorite
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GLITTERING PRIZES, AND ENDLESS COMPROMISES,
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The magic music makes your morning move.
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time stands still, sub-division s , working man, what more can you say!
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One likes to believe in the freedom of music.
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Awesome!
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Rush the wickedest band ever!! Jacobs ladder my favorite track.
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Great tune.
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great song, all of them
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Pure Awesomeness!
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Loooooooove the drums. Way2go neil.
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My favs
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The Spirit Of Pandora.
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Boom!
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Sounds like Dream Police.
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mbb30705
My first concert (without parents) as a teenager...R u s h & Foghat - Chicago/Comi s k e y Park Summer 1979 ;-)!!!!!
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rad song
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This song is a classic. Sounded great live too.
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The drums just get me going
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makingalista n d c h e c k i n g i t t w i c e
Nice..... From years ago!
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damn this is really good \m/
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One of the greats!
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I remenber first see the band in San juan , P.R the best
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Perfectly studio recorded. Even good live... That's saying something since it is a wonderfully complex tune
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Rush is my favorite band and always will be.
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Rush is the ultimate best band there ever is or was!!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
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Set my morning mood.
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jordanleft0
Rush, Spirit of radio is awesome!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Once I listened to it about 10 times and I was so prepared for school so the teacher asked me" y are u so happy". I said back because I listened to a song by a band named Rush and their song, Spirit of Radio
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I love this band I grew up to this music thanks to my dad and its great today, never gets old.
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The Spirit Of Radio is one of those great examples of what progressive music can offer. It is so tight and soars without a wasted note. It is also a pure joy to see when done live and it nevers disapponts. Agree that it never grows old. Congrat on their R&R HOF nomination. Clearly long overdue. Peace.
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streetman4
Ed, I don't think Rush will give them the bird. They have too much class.
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mbrownshaw
Great, great song.
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Never gets old
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beee_bop
One of the best rock and roll songs ever.
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mathiastck
Timeless
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citizazen
I agree with ED. THey are systemically ignored along with the Moody Blues, Chicago, Kansas and many other progressive rock bands that got their start in the 70's. Rush rules!
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Screw the Hall of Fame! One day they will step back and realize that RUSH had a HUGE impact. They will offer RUSH to join and RUSH will just flip them the bird and continue to rock until the end of days! RUSH rules!
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RUSH is such a great band that has stuck it out for over 30 years!!!! where in the hell is the HALL OF FAME!!! Induct them already!!!
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This is one of my favorite songs by Rush. The story they tell is so true.
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Keith...go back to your "Wham", but wake me up before you go go.
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Keith,

I'd believe that, except for all the Punk bands that have been admitted. Bands that were definitely *not* mainstream at the time. No, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is nothing but Rolling Stone Magazine's approved listening list. Rush doesn't make it, and never will, because the hacks at RS have always despised progressive rock.
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"Mainstream" is just a nice way of saying "sellout".
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2nd song chosen by Pandora to start my day...first one?...Jerem y by Pearl Jam. This is going to be a good morning! :)
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billhinckley 9 4 3
I will never visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame until Rush is inducted. Their lack of inclusion is criminal. This song embodies the vast potential of music to inspire, and to corrupt. One of the best of all time.
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Another great story told by Rush.
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It is not going to be long before someone asks "What's a radio"?
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but glittering prizes...
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I saw them a few weeks ago for the first time,and being 31 I always liked them listening to them,great band

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