List of songs recorded by Rush

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This is a list of songs recorded by members of the Canadian rock band Rush. The members of Rush are Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee, and Neil Peart.

Rush[edit]

Song Album Year Time Notes
I've Been Runnin' Previously Unreleased ---- Drummer: John Rutsey; Previously unreleased early song, featured as bonus material on the 2014 compilation R40. Disk 6 Bonus Disk. [1]
Loser Previously Unreleased ---- Drummer: John Rutsey; Previously unreleased early song, featured as bonus material on the 2014 compilation R40. Disk 6 Bonus Disk. [2]
Feel So Good Unreleased single ---- [3]
Keep In Line Unreleased single ---- [3]
Love Light Unreleased single ---- [3]
Marguerite Unreleased single ---- [3]
Mike's Idea Unreleased single ---- [3]
Morning Star Unreleased single ---- [3]
Number One Unreleased single ---- [3]
Run Willie Run Unreleased single ---- 01:44+ Southern R&B song about a young guy who’s running from the law[4]
Sing Guitar Unreleased single ---- [3]
Slaughterhouse Unreleased single ---- [3]
Tale Unreleased single ---- [3]
Not Fade Away Non-album single 1973 03:15 Drummer: John Rutsey; First single released and Buddy Holly cover[5]
You Can't Fight It Non-album single 1973 02:50 Drummer: John Rutsey; First original song released and B Side of Not Fade Away[6]
Finding My Way Rush 1974 05:06 Drummer: John Rutsey
Need Some Love Rush 1974 02:19 Drummer: John Rutsey
Take a Friend Rush 1974 04:24 Drummer: John Rutsey
Here Again Rush 1974 07:35 Drummer: John Rutsey
What You're Doing Rush 1974 04:22 Drummer: John Rutsey
In the Mood Rush 1974 03:34 Drummer: John Rutsey
Before and After Rush 1974 05:34 Drummer: John Rutsey
Working Man Rush 1974 07:10 Drummer: John Rutsey; First song with U.S. radio play (WMMS radio in Cleveland, Ohio)
Fancy Dancer Rush ABC: Live from Cleveland’s Agora Ballroom 1974 03:55 Officially released in 2011; released as a bootleg in 2001; recorded in 1974; About a love gone bad[7]
Bad Boy Rush ABC: Live from Cleveland’s Agora Ballroom 1974 05:41 Officially released in 2011; released as a bootleg in 2001; recorded in 1974; Larry Williams cover[8]
Garden Road Rush ABC: Live from Cleveland’s Agora Ballroom 1974 03:07 Officially released in 2011; released as a bootleg in 2001; recorded in 1974; Alludes to finding happiness with an early love[3]
Anthem Fly By Night 1975 04:22
Best I Can Fly By Night 1975 03:25
Beneath, Between, and Behind Fly By Night 1975 03:02
By-Tor and the Snow Dog Fly By Night 1975 08:37 I. At the Tobes of Hades; II. Across the Styx; III. Of the Battle (a. Challenge and Defiance, b. 7/4 War Furor, c. Aftermath, d. Hymn of Triumph); IV. Epilogue
Fly By Night Fly By Night 1975 03:21
Making Memories Fly By Night 1975 02:58
Rivendell Fly By Night 1975 04:57 Inspired by Rivendell, a fictional realm created by author J.R.R. Tolkien
In the End Fly By Night 1975 06:47
Bastille Day Caress of Steel 1975 04:37 Inspired by the storming of the Bastille in French history.
I Think I'm Going Bald Caress of Steel 1975 03:37
Lakeside Park Caress of Steel 1975 04:08
Necromancer, The Caress of Steel 1975 12:30 I. Into the Darkness; II. Under the Shadow; III. Return of the Prince; Inspired by the fictional character Sauron from The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Fountain of Lamneth, The Caress of Steel 1975 19:59 I. In the Valley; II. Didacts and Narpets; III. No One at the Bridge; IV. Panacea; V. Bacchus Plateau; VI. The Fountain
2112 2112 1976 20:34 I. Overture; II. The Temples of Syrinx; III. Discovery; IV. Presentation; V. Oracle: The Dream; VI. Soliloquy; VII. Grand Finale
Passage to Bangkok, A 2112 1976 03:34
Twilight Zone, The 2112 1976 03:17 Inspired by The Twilight Zone television anthology series written and hosted by Rod Serling
Lessons 2112 1976 03:51
Tears 2112 1976 03:31 Keyboards: Hugh Syme[9]
Something For Nothing 2112 1976 03:59
Farewell to Kings, A Farewell to Kings, A 1977 05:51
Xanadu Farewell to Kings, A 1977 11:08 Inspired by the poem Kubla Khan written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Closer to the Heart Farewell to Kings, A 1977 02:53
Cinderella Man Farewell to Kings, A 1977 04:21
Madrigal Farewell to Kings, A 1977 02:35 A madrigal is a secular vocal music composition
Cygnus X-1 Book I: The Voyage Farewell to Kings, A 1977 10:25
Cygnus X-1 Book II: Hemispheres Hemispheres 1978 18:05 I. Prelude; II. Apollo; III. Dionysus; IV. Armageddon; V. Cygnus; VI. The Sphere
Circumstances Hemispheres 1978 03:41
Trees, The Hemispheres 1978 04:46
La Villa Strangiato Hemispheres 1978 09:35 I. Buenos Nochus, Mein Froinds!; II. To sleep, perchance to dream...; III. Strangiato theme; IV. A Lerxst in Wonderland; V. Monsters!; VI. The Ghost of the Aragon; VII. Danforth and Pape; VIII. The Waltz of the Shreves; IX. Never turn your back on a Monster!; X. Monsters! (Reprise); XI. Strangiato theme (Reprise); XII. A Farewell to Things
Spirit of Radio, The Permanent Waves 1980 04:56
Freewill Permanent Waves 1980 05:21
Jacob's Ladder Permanent Waves 1980 07:26
Entre Nous Permanent Waves 1980 04:36 French expression translated as "between us"
Different Strings Permanent Waves 1980 03:48 Piano: Hugh Syme[9]
Natural Science Permanent Waves 1980 09:17 I. Tide Pools; II. Hyperspace; III. Permanent Waves
Tom Sawyer Moving Pictures 1981 04:33 Inspired by the fictional character Tom Sawyer created by Mark Twain; The quintessential Rush song.[10]
Red Barchetta Moving Pictures 1981 06:06 Inspired by 'A Nice Morning Drive', by Richard S. Foster[11]
YYZ Moving Pictures 1981 04:24 Inspired by the International Air Transport Association airport code for the Toronto Pearson International Airport; Pronounced Y-Y-Zed.[10]
Limelight Moving Pictures 1981 04:19
Camera Eye, The Moving Pictures 1981 10:56 Comprises two movements, focusing on New York City and London, respectively.
Witch Hunt Moving Pictures 1981 04:43 Fear: Part III
Vital Signs Moving Pictures 1981 04:43
Broon's Bane Exit...Stage Left 1981 01:37 Guitar Solo
Subdivisions Signals 1982 05:33
Analog Kid, The Signals 1982 04:46
Chemistry Signals 1982 04:56
Digital Man Signals 1982 06:20
Weapon, The Signals 1982 06:22 Fear: Part II
New World Man Signals 1982 03:41 Billboard Hot 100 highest charting single for the band (#21; 10-21-1982)[12]
Losing It Signals 1982 04:51 Electric Violins: Ben Mink[9]
Countdown Signals 1982 05:49 Inspired by the STS-1 Space Shuttle flight
Distant Early Warning Grace Under Pressure 1984 04:59
Afterimage Grace Under Pressure 1984 05:04 In memory of Robbie Whelan (a friend of the band) who died in a car accident near the studio where the band recorded the album
Red Sector A Grace Under Pressure 1984 05:10
Enemy Within, The Grace Under Pressure 1984 04:34 Fear: Part I
Body Electric, The Grace Under Pressure 1984 05:00
Kid Gloves Grace Under Pressure 1984 04:18
Red Lenses Grace Under Pressure 1984 04:42
Between the Wheels Grace Under Pressure 1984 05:44
Big Money, The Power Windows 1985 05:36
Grand Designs Power Windows 1985 05:05
Manhattan Project Power Windows 1985 05:05 Inspired by the Manhattan Project research and development project which produced the first atomic bombs
Marathon Power Windows 1985 06:09
Territories Power Windows 1985 06:19
Middletown Dreams Power Windows 1985 05:15
Emotion Detector Power Windows 1985 05:10
Mystic Rhythms Power Windows 1985 05:54
Force Ten Hold Your Fire 1987 04:28 Inspired by the Beaufort scale wind speed rating
Time Stand Still Hold Your Fire 1987 05:07 Vocals (additional): Aimee Mann[9]
Open Secrets Hold Your Fire 1987 05:37
Second Nature Hold Your Fire 1987 04:35
Prime Mover Hold Your Fire 1987 05:19
Lock and Key Hold Your Fire 1987 05:08
Mission Hold Your Fire 1987 05:15
Turn the Page Hold Your Fire 1987 04:53
Tai Shan Hold Your Fire 1987 04:14 Inspired by Mount Tai
High Water Hold Your Fire 1987 05:32
Rhythm Method, The Show of Hands, A 1989 04:34
Show Don't Tell Presto 1989 05:01
Chain Lightning Presto 1989 04:33
Pass, The Presto 1989 04:51 Addresses teen suicide
War Paint Presto 1989 05:24
Scars Presto 1989 04:07
Presto Presto 1989 05:45
Superconductor Presto 1989 04:47
Anagram Presto 1989 04:00 Subtitled "For Mongo" as a tribute to the Mel Brooks Film "Blazing Saddles" (1974) In the film, "Candygram for Mongo" is heard.
Red Tide Presto 1989 04:29 Inspired by the phenomenon known as a Red tide
Hand Over Fist Presto 1989 04:11 Inspired by the game Rock-paper-scissors
Available Light Presto 1989 05:03
Dreamline Roll the Bones 1991 04:38
Bravado Roll the Bones 1991 04:35 "We will pay the price, but we will not count the cost" is a line from the book "The Tidewater Tales" by John Barth
Roll the Bones Roll the Bones 1991 05:30 Geddy Lee performs the rap section using a digitally lowered version of his voice
Face Up Roll the Bones 1991 03:54
Where's My Thing? Roll the Bones 1991 03:49 "Gangster of Boats" Trilogy: Part IV
Big Wheel, The Roll the Bones 1991 05:13
Heresy Roll the Bones 1991 05:26 Inspired by the felling of the Berlin Wall
Ghost of a Chance Roll the Bones 1991 05:19
Neurotica Roll the Bones 1991 04:40
You Bet Your Life Roll the Bones 1991 05:00
Animate Counterparts 1993 06:05
Stick It Out Counterparts 1993 04:30
Cut to the Chase Counterparts 1993 04:49
Nobody's Hero Counterparts 1993 04:54 Orchestration: Michael Kamen;[9] Inspired in part by the death of a friend of Neil Peart, named Ellis.
Between Sun and Moon Counterparts 1993 04:37
Alien Shore Counterparts 1993 05:45
Speed of Love, The Counterparts 1993 05:03
Double Agent Counterparts 1993 04:51
Leave That Thing Alone Counterparts 1993 04:06
Cold Fire Counterparts 1993 04:27
Everyday Glory Counterparts 1993 05:10
Test for Echo Test for Echo 1996 05:56
Driven Test for Echo 1996 04:27
Half the World Test for Echo 1996 03:41
Color of Right, The Test for Echo 1996 04:48
Time and Motion Test for Echo 1996 05:04
Totem Test for Echo 1996 05:00
Dog Years Test for Echo 1996 04:56 Inspired by the aging profile of dogs
Virtuality Test for Echo 1996 05:43 Inspired by the concept of virtual reality
Resist Test for Echo 1996 04:22
Limbo Test for Echo 1996 05:28 Inspired by conservative talk radio personality Rush Limbaugh
Carve Away the Stone Test for Echo 1996 04:05
Rhythm Method 1997, The Different Stages 1998 08:19
One Little Victory Vapor Trails 2002 05:08
Ceiling Unlimited Vapor Trails 2002 05:28
Ghost Rider Vapor Trails 2002 05:41 Based on the self-imposed exile of Neil Peart after losing both his daughter and wife within a 10 month period.
Peacable Kingdom Vapor Trails 2002 05:23 Inspired by the 9/11 tragedy
Stars Look Down, The Vapor Trails 2002 04:28
How It Is Vapor Trails 2002 04:05
Vapor Trail Vapor Trails 2002 04:57 Inspired by the long thin artificial clouds that sometimes form behind aircraft known as a contrail
Secret Touch Vapor Trails 2002 06:34
Earthshine Vapor Trails 2002 05:38 Inspired by the reflected light phenomenon of earthshine
Sweet Miracle Vapor Trails 2002 03:40
Nocturne Vapor Trails 2002 04:49
Freeze Vapor Trails 2002 06:21 Fear: Part IV
Out of the Cradle Vapor Trails 2002 05:03
O Baterista Rush in Rio 2003 08:54
Summertime Blues Feedback 2004 03:43 Cover song from Neil Peart's early pre-Rush career reproduced for the album[9]
Heart Full of Soul Feedback 2004 02:52
For What It's Worth Feedback 2004 03:30 Cover song from Alex Lifeson's early pre-Rush career reproduced for the album[9]
Seeker, The Feedback 2004 03:27
Mr. Soul Feedback 2004 03:51 Cover song from early Rush band reproduced for the album[9]
Seven and Seven Is Feedback 2004 02:53
Shape of Things Feedback 2004 03:16 Cover song from early Rush band reproduced for the album[9]
Crossroads Feedback 2004 03:27 Cover song from Neil Peart's early pre-Rush career and early Rush band reproduced for the album[9]
R30 Overture R30: 30th Anniversary World Tour 2005 06:42 I. Finding My Way; II. Anthem; III. Bastille day; IV. A Passage to Bangkok; V. Cynus X-1: The Voyage; VI. Cygnus X-1: Hemispheres
Der Trommler R30: 30th Anniversary World Tour 2005 09:01
Far Cry Snakes & Arrows 2007 05:21
Armor and Sword Snakes & Arrows 2007 06:36
Workin' Them Angels Snakes & Arrows 2007 04:47
Larger Bowl, The Snakes & Arrows 2007 04:07 Pantoum
Spindrift Snakes & Arrows 2007 05:24
Main Monkey Business, The Snakes & Arrows 2007 06:01
Way the Wind Blows, The Snakes & Arrows 2007 06:28
Hope Snakes & Arrows 2007 02:03
Faithless Snakes & Arrows 2007 05:31 Strings: Ben Mink[9]
Bravest Face Snakes & Arrows 2007 05:12
Good News First Snakes & Arrows 2007 04:51
Malignant Narcissism Snakes & Arrows 2007 02:17 Inspired by the antisocial personality disorder known as malignant narcissism
We Hold On Snakes & Arrows 2007 04:13
De Slagwerker Snakes & Arrows Live 2008
Moto Perpetuo Time Machine 2011: Live in Cleveland 2011
O'Malley's Break Time Machine 2011: Live in Cleveland 2011
Caravan Clockwork Angels 2012 05:40 Single released 2010; album released 2012
BU2B Clockwork Angels 2012 05:10 Single released 2010; album released 2012
Clockwork Angels Clockwork Angels 2012 07:31
Anarchist, The Clockwork Angels 2012 06:52 Strings arranged and conducted by David Campbell[9]
Carnies Clockwork Angels 2012 04:52
Halo Effect Clockwork Angels 2012 03:14 Strings arranged and conducted by David Campbell[9]
Seven Cities of Gold Clockwork Angels 2012 06:32
Wreckers, The Clockwork Angels 2012 05:01 Strings arranged and conducted by David Campbell[9]
Headlong Flight Clockwork Angels 2012 07:20
BU2B2 Clockwork Angels 2012 01:28 Strings arranged and conducted by David Campbell[9]
Wish Them Well Clockwork Angels 2012 05:25
Garden, The Clockwork Angels 2012 06:59 Strings arranged and conducted by David Campbell;[9] Piano: Jason Sniderman[9]
Here It Is! Clockwork Angels Tour 2013 Drum solo
Drumbastica Clockwork Angels Tour 2013 Drum solo
Peke's Repose Clockwork Angels Tour 2013 Guitar Solo
Percussor, The Clockwork Angels Tour 2013 03:10 Drum solo; I. Binary Love Theme; II. Steambanger's Ball

Solo projects[edit]

Victor (Alex Lifeson)[edit]

Song Album Year Time Notes
Don't Care Victor 1996 04:04 Vocals: Edwin;[9] Drums: Blake Manning[9]
Promise Victor 1996 05:44 Vocals: Edwin;[9] Drums: Blake Manning[9]
Start Today Victor 1996 03:48 Vocals: Dalbello;[9] Drums: Blake Manning[9]
Mr. X Victor 1996 02:21 Bass: Peter Cardinali;[9] Drums: Blake Manning[9]
At the End Victor 1996 06:07 Vocals: Edwin;[9] Programming: Adrian Zivojinovich[9]
Sending Out a Warning Victor 1996 04:11 Vocals: Edwin;[9] Drums: Blake Manning[9]
Shut Up Shuttin' Up Victor 1996 04:02 Bass: Peter Cardinali;[9] Drums: Blake Manning[9]
Strip and Go Naked Victor 1996 03:57 Drums: Blake Manning[9]
Big Dance, The Victor 1996 04:14 Vocals: Edwin;[9] Bass: Les Claypool;[9] Programming: Adrian Zivojinovich[9]
Victor Victor 1996 06:25 Vocals: Edwin[9] Bass: Peter Cardinali;[9] Horns: Colleen Allen;[9] Drums: Blake Manning;[9] From collected poems of W.H. Auden[9]
I Am the Spirit Victor 1996 05:31 Vocals: Edwin;[9] Drums: Blake Manning[9]

Geddy Lee[edit]

Song Album Year Time Notes
My Favorite Headache My Favorite Headache 2000 04:45 Drums: Matt Cameron[9]
Present Tense, The My Favorite Headache 2000 03:25 Drums: Matt Cameron[9]
Window to the World My Favorite Headache 2000 03:02 Drums: Matt Cameron;[9] Steel Guitar: Waylon Wall[9]
Working at Perfekt My Favorite Headache 2000 05:00 Drums: Matt Cameron;[9] Cellos: John Friesen[9]
Runaway Train My Favorite Headache 2000 04:30 Drums: Matt Cameron[9]
Angel' Share, The My Favorite Headache 2000 04:33 Drums: Matt Cameron[9]
Moving to Bohemia My Favorite Headache 2000 04:25 Drums: Matt Cameron[9]
Home on the Strange My Favorite Headache 2000 03:46 Drums: Jeremy Taggart[9]
Slipping My Favorite Headache 2000 05:06 Drums: Matt Cameron;[9] Vocals (backward): Pappy Rosen[9]
Still My Favorite Headache 2000 04:30 Drums: Matt Cameron[9]
Grace to Grace My Favorite Headache 2000 04:59 Drums: Matt Cameron[9]

Neil Peart[edit]

Song Album Year Time Notes
Momo's Dance Party Anatomy of a Drum Solo 2005 03:08 Drum solo audio track
Pieces of Eight Anatomy of a Drum Solo 2005 04:54 Drum solo audio track

Collaborations[edit]

Duo projects[edit]

Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee
Song Album Year Time Notes
O Canada[13] South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut 1999 01:10 With Terrance and Phillip
I Fought the Law[13][14] Trailer Park Boys: The Movie 2006 The Big Dirty Band; Supergroup formed by Alex Lifeson

Trio projects[edit]

Song Album Year Time Notes
Battle Scar[14] Universal Juveniles 1980 05:48 Max Webster featuring Rush

Alex Lifeson[edit]

Song Album Year Time Notes
Crying Over You[13][14] Alien Shores 1985 Guitar solo for Platinum Blonde
Holy Water[13][14] Alien Shores 1985 Guitar solo for Platinum Blonde
Beyond Borders[14] N/A 1987 Guitar for Canadian Guitar Summit for Guitar Player Magazine. Written by Rik Emmett.
In The Danger Zone[14] Serious Business 1988 Guitar solo for Greenway. Features Aldo Nova on keyboard.
All the Lovers in the World[15] Lost Brotherhood 1990 Guitar for Lawrence Gowan
Lost Brotherhood[14][15] Lost Brotherhood 1990 Guitar for Lawrence Gowan
Call it a mission[14][15] Lost Brotherhood 1990 Guitar for Lawrence Gowan
The Dragon[14][15] Lost Brotherhood 1990 Guitar for Lawrence Gowan
Love Makes You Believe[14][15] Lost Brotherhood 1990 Guitar for Lawrence Gowan
Fire it Up[14][15] Lost Brotherhood 1990 Guitar for Lawrence Gowan
Out of a Deeper Hunger[14][15] Lost Brotherhood 1990 Guitar for Lawrence Gowan
Tender Young Hero[14][15] Lost Brotherhood 1990 Guitar for Lawrence Gowan
Message from Heaven[14][15] Lost Brotherhood 1990 Guitar for Lawrence Gowan
Holding This Rage[14][15] Lost Brotherhood 1990 Guitar for Lawrence Gowan
Just Scream[13][14][16] Ragged Ass Road 1995 04:53 Guitar solo for Tom Cochrane
Crawl[13][14][16] Ragged Ass Road 1995 04:15 Guitar for Tom Cochrane
Will of the Gun[13][14][16] Ragged Ass Road 1995 04:46 Guitar for Tom Cochrane
Like a Girl[13][14] Scenery and Fish 1996 04:40 Guitar for I Mother Earth
March of the High Guard[13][17] Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda 2000 00:58 Television series soundtrack composed 2000; released 2002
Star 24 (No apologies)[13] Born 4 2006 03:00 Guitar for Jakalope
Anesthetise[13] Fear of a Blank Planet 2007 17:42 Guitar solo for Porcupine Tree
Sacred and Mundane[13] Fly Paper 2008 Guitar for Tiles
Don't Look Back[13] 2011 Outro for the movie The Double
Losin[13] All is More Than Both 2012 Guitar solo for Jason Plumb

Geddy Lee[edit]

Song Album Year Time Notes
Take Off[13][14] Great White North 1981 04:43 Vocals for comedians Bob and Doug McKenzie

The highest charting Hot 100 single for any member of Rush (#16; 03-27-1982)[18]

All the Horses Running[14] Vignettes 1983 Bass for Marie-Lynn Hammond
Over Queen Charlotte Sound[14] Vignettes 1983 Bass for Marie-Lynn Hammond
Good for Sule[14] Blue Green Orange 1999 Bass for I Mother Earth
Tears Are Not Enough[13][14] We Are the World 1985 04:21 Vocals (supporting) for Northern Lights
When I Close My Eyes[13] Transylvania Avenue 2010 Bass for The Black Sea Station
March of the Shikker[13] Transylvania Avenue 2010 Vocals for The Black Sea Station

Neil Peart[edit]

Song Album Year Time Notes
Champion[13][14] Champion 1985 Drums for Jeff Berlin
Mariba[13][14] Champion 1985 Drums for Jeff Berlin
Cottontail[13][14] Burning for Buddy Volume 1 1994 04:36 Tribute to Buddy Rich
One O'Clock Jump[13][14] Burning for Buddy Volume 2 1997 07:46 Tribute to Buddy Rich
Save Me From Myself[13] Burning the Days 2009 04:17 Drums for Vertical Horizon
Welcome to the Bottom[13] Burning the Days 2009 05:47 Drums for Vertical Horizon
Even Now[13] Burning the Days 2009 06:43 Drums and Lyrics for Vertical Horizon

See also[edit]

References[edit]