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The populist plea bargain of Rush 

Nobody was necessarily pining for more populist art-rock. Isn't one point of eight-minute songs and symphonic orchestrations to winnow out the less sophisticated? It's anything but natural to meld epic navel-gazing orchestrations and power chord chug. But Rush gave prog-rock its arena…

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