Spin Magazine Lists YYZ Among the Best Instrumentals of All Time
The latest issue of Spin Magazine includes an article titled Playlist: The 30 Greatest Instrumental Songs Ever. Rush's YYZ from Moving Pictures is included among the 30 'Best of' list:Rush, "YYZ" (1981)Check out the entire list of 30 instrumentals via this LINK.
With Moving Pictures, Geddy Lee and Co. proved they were mightily virtuosic, historically nerdy (rendering the letters "Y-Y-Z" in Morse Code via various musical arrangements), and capable of damn catchy melodies. Then, of course, there's the drum solo.
Thanks to reader Kirk Bedevian for passing along the news.