Working Man – A Tribute to Rush

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Working Man: A Tribute To Rush
Studio album by Various
Released August 2, 1996
Genre Progressive Metal
Length 72:45
Label Magna Carta Records
Producer Peter Morticelli, Mike Varney
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Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Working Man: A Tribute to Rush is a tribute album to progressive rock band Rush recorded by various artists and released on Magna Carta Records in 1996 (see 1996 in music). The album was mixed by original Rush producer Terry Brown at Town Music Studios in Toronto, Canada. Mike Portnoy was the main creative consultant.


Several prominent musician from the genres of hard rock, progressive rock, heavy metal, progressive metal and extreme metal. Musicians include Sebastian Bach, Jake E. Lee, Mike Portnoy, Billy Sheehan, Brendt Allman, James LaBrie, Jack Russell, Michael Romeo, Michael Pinnella, Mike Baker, Gary Wehrkamp, Carl Cadden-James, Joe Nevollo, Steve Morse, Kevin Soffera, James Murphy, Eric Martin, Brad Kaiser, Robert Berry, Mark Slaughter, Deen Castronovo, Stuart Hamm, John Petrucci, Matt Guillory, Ray Alder, Frank Aresti, Joey Vera, Mark Zonder, Jim Matheos, Jason Keaser, Devin Townsend, Sean Malone, Sean Reinert, Gregoor Van Der Loo, Trent Gardner, Jeff Brockman, George Lynch.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Geddy Lee/Alex Lifeson/Neil Peart, except where noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Personnel Length
1. "Working Man" Lee/Lifeson 3:52
2. "By-Tor and the Snow Dog"   4:12
3. "The Analog Kid"   5:18
4. "The Trees"   4:32
5. "La Villa Strangiato"   9:26
6. "Mission"   5:34
7. "Anthem"   4:14
8. "Jacob's Ladder"   7:38
9. "Closer to the Heart" (performed by Fates Warning) Lee/Lifeson/Peart/Peter Talbot 3:00
10. "Natural Science"   8:39
11. "YYZ" Lee/Peart 4:20
12. "Red Barchetta"   6:13
13. "Freewill"   5:29


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