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Old 12-22-2010, 10:19 AM
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Default Re: Was John Bonham aware of Neil Peart?

Originally Posted by unfunkyfooted View Post
i donīt recall hearing Neil Peart being mentioned among the greats until Moving Pictures (1984) . not a slight on his earlier works, but a comment on his standing in the music community, as i remember it.

before Moving Pictures, Rush were regarded as Zep rip-offs. again, not a slight, nor agreeing, nor disagreeing.

whether that would make Bonzo inclined to check them out, i donīt know.

has anyone ever asked Neil what his thoughts are on Zep / Bonzo ?
Moving Pictures was released in 1981...not '84

And while MP is Rush's "swan song" they gaining attention in the US and the UK in 1976 after releasing 2112...
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