Jordan Strauss, Invision LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rush fans can relax. The band is…
- Posted on Mar 6th 2012 5:30PM by Marwa Hamad
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Rush and other recipients -- Janina Fialkowska, Paul-André Fortier, Denis Marleau, Deepa Mehta and Mary Walsh -- were announced Tuesday in Calgary, reports the CBC.
The award isn't the first nod that Rush has received from their homeland. In 1994, members Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart and Geddy Lee were inducted into the Canadian Hall of Fame. 16 years later, they were inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. Despite all the local recognition for the band, Cleveland-based Rock and Roll Hall of Fame continues to snub Rush and their fans who have long been petitioning to have the music legends inducted.
Rush, formed in 1968, have produced over four decades of memorable music including hits like 'The Spirit of Radio' (one of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll), 'New World Man' and 'Closer to the Heart.'
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