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Neil Peart - Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame      Neil Peart - Governor General Performing Arts Awards

NEIL ELLWOOD PEART

September 12, 1952 - January 7, 2020

Suddenly, you were gone... From all the lives you left your mark upon... NEVER to be forgotten, NEVER!!!!


Condolences to Neil’s immediate family, Alex, Geddy, his friends, colleagues he worked with and the millions of fellow RUSH fans.

THANK YOU Neil for being a monster musician, a briliant lyricist, a great author and Role Model, teaching us to continue to better one's self, helping people through tough times with your lyrics!

Since 1975 Neil and RUSH have played a major role in shaping my life, making me and my life that much better! I still do not want to believe Neil is gone. Neil was a gift to RUSH fans and the music world, a gift taken away, way to early!

I was fortunate to take the pictures above, the one of the left was in 2010 at The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala Dinner and the picture on the right was taken at the Governor General Performing Arts Awards at the Natioanl Arts Centre in 2012.

Below is a list of the work Neil did. If are missing anything please feel free to send us an email to: paulbeaulieu@thecanadianmusicscene.com with the name and type of work and link if possible.


MUSICIAN

Neil Peart - RUSH Fly By Night     Neil Peart - RUSH Caress of Steel     Neil Peart - RUSH 2112     Neil Peart - RUSH All The Worlds A Stage     Neil Peart - RUSH A Farewell To Kings
Neil Peart - RUSH Hemispheres     Neil Peart - RUSH Permanent Waves     Neil Peart - RUSH Moving Pictures     Neil Peart - RUSH Exit... Stage Left     Neil Peart - RUSH Signals
Neil Peart - RUSH Grace Under Pressure     Neil Peart - RUSH Power Windows     Neil Peart - RUSH Hold Your Fire     Neil Peart - RUSH A Show Of Hands     Neil Peart - RUSH Presto
Neil Peart - RUSH Roll The Bones     Neil Peart - RUSH Counterparts     Neil Peart - RUSH Test For Echo     Neil Peart - RUSH Different Stages     Neil Peart - RUSH Vapour Trails
Neil Peart - RUSH In Rio     Neil Peart - RUSH Feedback     Neil Peart - RUSH Snakes And Arrows     Neil Peart - RUSH Snakes And Arrows Live     Neil Peart - RUSH Time Machine
Neil Peart - RUSH Clockwork Angels     Neil Peart - RUSH Clockwork Angels Tour     Neil Peart - Burning For Buddy     Neil Peart - Burning For Buddy Volume II


AUTHOR

Neil Peart - Riding The Golden Lion     Neil Peart - The Orient Express     Neil Peart - Pedals Over The Pyrenees     Neil Peart - Raindance Over The Rockies     Neil Peart - The African Drum     Neil Peart - The Masked Rider     Neil Peart - Ghost Rider

Neil Peart - Travelling Music     Neil Peart - Roadshow     Neil Peart - Far And Away     Neil Peart - Far And Near     Neil Peart - Far And Wide     Neil Peart - Clockwork Angels with Kevin Anderson     Neil Peart - Clockwork Angels the Graphic Novel

Neil Peart - Clockwork Lives with Kevin Anderson     Neil Peart - Clockwork Lives the Graphic Novel


VIDEOS

Neil Peart - A Work In Progress     Neil Peart - Anatomy Of A Drum Solo     Neil Peart - The Making Of Buring For Buddy     Neil Peart - Taking Centre Stage     Neil Peart - Fire On Ice     RUSH - Exit... Stage Left DVD     RUSH - A Show Of Hands DVD

RUSH - Snakes and Arrows DVD     RUSH - Time Machine DVD     RUSH - Clockwork Angels Tour DVD     RUSH - R40 Live DVD


AWARDS

1994 - Canadian Music Hall of Fame

1996 - Officer of the Order of Canada

1999 - Canada Walk of Fame

2010 - Canadian Sonwriters Hall of Fame

2012 - Governor Generals Performing Arts Awards

2013 - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

2016 - Key to the City of Toronto

2017 - CMW Allan Slaight Humanitarian Award

Juno Awards
  • 1975 Most promising group of the year
  • 1978 Group of the year
  • 1979 Group of the year
  • 1990 Artist of the Decade (80's)
  • 1991 Best Hard Rock/Metal album – Presto
  • 1992 Hard Rock album of the year – Roll the Bones
  • 2004 Music DVD of the year – Rush in Rio
  • 2011 Music DVD of the year – Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage
  • 2012 Rock Album of the year – Clockwork Angels
  • 2015 Allan Walters Humanitarian Award
Peart has received the following awards in the Modern Drummer magazine reader's poll:
  • Most Promising New Drummer: 1980
  • Best Rock Drummer: 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 2006, 2008
  • Best Percussion Instrumentalist: 1982
  • Best Multi-Percussionist: 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986
  • Hall of Fame: 1983
  • Best All Around: 1986
  • 1986 Honor Roll: Rock Drummer, Multi-Percussion (As a member of the Honor Roll in these categories, he is no longer eligible for votes in the above categories.)
  • Best Instructional Video: 2006, for Anatomy of A Drum Solo
  • Best Drum Recording of the 1980s, 2007, for "YYZ" from Exit...Stage Left
  • Best Recorded Performance:
    • 1980: Permanent Waves
    • 1981: Moving Pictures
    • 1982: Exit...Stage Left
    • 1983: Signals
    • 1985: Grace Under Pressure
    • 1986: Power Windows
    • 1988: Hold Your Fire
    • 1989: A Show of Hands
    • 1990: Presto
    • 1992: Roll the Bones
    • 1993: Counterparts
    • 1997: Test for Echo
    • 1999: Different Stages
    • 2002: Vapor Trails
    • 2004: R30
    • 2007: Snakes and Arrows
Peart has received the following awards from DRUM! magazine for 2007:
  • Drummer of the Year
  • Best Progressive Rock Drummer
  • Best Live Performer
  • Best DVD (Anatomy of A Drum Solo)
  • Best Drumming Album (Snakes & Arrows)
Peart received the following awards from DRUM! magazine for 2008:
  • Drummer of the Year
  • Best Progressive Rock Drummer (Runner-Up)
  • Best Mainstream Pop Drummer (Runner-Up)
  • Best Live Drumming Performer
Peart received the following awards from DRUM! magazine for 2009:
  • Drummer Of The Year
  • Best Progressive Rock Drummer
Peart received the following awards from DRUM! magazine for 2010:
  • Drummer of the Year
  • Best Live Performer (Runner-Up)
  • Best Progressive Rock Drummer (Runner-Up)

YOUTUBE VIDEOS OF NEIL AND VARIOUS LINKS

Interview with Rick Mercer

CBC Music Interview Part 1: Motorcycles and Writing

CBC Music Interview Part 2: 40 Years of RUSH

Full Interview by George Strombo with Neil

Neil Playing the Hockey Night Theme Song

Neil's Solo on David Letterman

Leave That Thing Alone with Neil's The Rhythm Method Drum Solo - 1997 Molson Amphitheatre

R30 Der Trommler Drum Solo - 2004

Snakes and Arrows Tour Drum Solo - 2007

Harvard Lampoon

Hudson Music - Great Tribute Page

Jason Segel and Phil Rudd with All AXCCCESS Pass

A LITTLE MORE NOISE Peart, Carey, Stone, Scannell & Copeland at the Sacred Grove

Obsessed - An Interview with Neil Peart

Neil Peart - One O'Clock Jump (Burning for Buddy)

Neil Peart - Cotton Tail (w/ Drum Solo) (Burning for Buddy)

Neil Peart, Doane Perry & Terry Bozzio on DC LIVE

Eddie Trunk "Hangin' With Neil Peart" Interview 2006 (full episode)

Neil Peart - A Work In Progress Part 1

Neil Peart Interview with Jim Ladd on SiriusXM's Deep Tracks 2015-02-03

Neil Peart 1992 Drum Clinic - Full Video (with A/V sync issue fixed) 78 minutes

Neil Peart - A Work In Progress Part 2

Neil Peart - Anatomy of a Drum Solo (Masterclass)



JUNO AWARDS 2020 Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award - Pegi Cecconi, RUSH SRO ANTHEM

PEGI CECCONI TO RECEIVE 2020 WALT GREALIS SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD


The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) today announced music industry maven Pegi Cecconi will be awarded the 2020 Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award for her ongoing contributions and dedication to the Canadian music industry.

The Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award recognizes individuals whose work has significantly impacted the growth and development of the Canadian music industry. The prestigious award is named after Walt Grealis, legendary Canadian publisher and co-founder of the JUNO Awards. This year’s award will be presented to Cecconi at the 49th Annual JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards on Saturday, March 14 at the WTC Saskatoon at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon, SK

Geddy and Pegi at the 2015 JUNO Awards

Paul Beaulieu, Geddy and Pegi at the 2015 JUNO Awards

Pegi... we at The Canadian Music Scene having nothing but respect for you, Congratulations on this well deserved award!!!!




2019 Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame - Parachute Club, Klaatu, Maestro Fresh Wes, A Foot in Cold Water, Kennisington Market, Crowbar

2019 CANADIAN SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME


Inductees

“Let Your Backbone Slide,” by Maestro Fresh Wes

“Rise Up,” by Parachute Club, written in 1983 by Billy Bryans, Lauri Conger, Lorraine Segato, Steve Webster, and Lynne Fernie

“(Make Me Do) Anything You Want,” by A Foot in Coldwater, written in 1972 by Paul Naumann and Danny Gordon Taylor

“Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft,” by Klaatu, written in 1976 by John Woloschuk and Terry Draper

“Opportunity,” by Mandala, written in 1967 by Domenic Troiano

“I Would Be the One,” by Kensington Market, written in 1968 by Keith McKie


Pictures and Interviews from the Red Carpet




Pineapple Thief 2019 North American Disolution Tour - Gavin Harrison, Bruce Soord, George Marios, Steve Kitch, Jon Sykes

PINEAPPLE THIEF - 2019 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR



November 28th, 2019 Toronto Show At The Mod Club




2019 Canada Walk Of Fame -   2019 Canada Walk Of Fame -

2019 CANADA WALK OF FAME (CWOF) RED CARPET


Inductees

Jim Treliving - Cindy Klassen - Ernie "Mr. Dressup" Coombs - Mark Messier - Will Arnett
Dr. James Naismith - TRIUMPH : Gil Moore, Rik Emmett, Mike Levine - Frank Gehry

Other Special Guests

Isiah Thomas - Kurt Browning - Alessia Cara - The Tenors - Gowan - Chris Hadfield - Jeanne Beker
Bayla - Michael Wekrele - Rick and Lorlei Wharton - William Brett Wilson - Bonnie Crombie

Pictures and Interviews from the Red Carpet




Big Wreck - but for the sun tour - 2019 - Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa, Buffalo, Sarnia, New Glasgow, Washington, Halifax, Boston, Moncton, Chicago, Atlanta, Ian Thornley, Chuck Keeping, Dave McMillan

BIG WRECK - BUT FOR THE SUN 2019 TOUR




TRIUMPH Classics, 180 Gram Vinyl, double LP, Rik Emmett, Mike Levine, Gil Moore

TRIUMPH ‘CLASSICS’ TO BE RE-RELEASED AS A DOUBLE LP, PRESSED ON 180 GRAM SILVER VINYL



TRIUMPH: ‘CLASSICS’ TRACKLISTING:

Tears in the Rain
Lay It on the Line
I Live for the Weekend
Magic Power
Somebody’s Out There
Spellbound
A World of Fantasy
Follow Your Heart
Fight the Good Fight
Rock & Roll Machine
Hold On
Never Surrender (Live at the US Festival)
Blinding Light Show/Moon Child (Live at Sweden Rock)

PreOrder and Amazon.ca

www.triumphmusic.com


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