Tag Archives: Neil Peart

Postcard from Neil (1984)

SKF NOTE: Yesterday I emptied the third shelf of a red corner hutch in our guest room. My eight year-old grandson, Grafton, needed more space for the LEGO models he is so adept at building. Shelves one and two held … Continue reading

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Neil Peart Inside Maine State Prison

SKF NOTE: I had this Neil Peart memory today. Inside Maine State Prison, which is the State of Maine’s maximum security prison, there is a music room where prisoners play keyboards, guitars, and drums. Yes, access to instruments is limited … Continue reading

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Neal Sausen – God Bless Neil Peart

SKF NOTE: In his first email to me about his longtime drum teacher and friend, Freddie Gruber, Neal Sausen mentioned Neil Peart’s stops by Freddie’s house to visit with his dying friend, and to bring food for Neal Sausen and … Continue reading

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Bass Drums – Gary Chester Asks, Neil Peart Answers

SKF NOTE: For years now I’ve had on a hard drive a digitized version of one of my Neil Peart interviews. The sound volume of the initial tape transfer was very low. Consequently I’ve never been able to use it. … Continue reading

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Neil Peart’s ‘Who Reads Modern Drummer?’ Letter 1982

SKF NOTE: It’s clear from Neil Peart’s letter that I lost his first “quote” meant for use in his Who Reads Modern Drummer? ad. Yikes! But Neil’s response was gracious. I don’t remember if we — Modern Drummer — requested … Continue reading

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