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Rush to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Tue, Jan 19, 2010@1:03PM | comments removed/disabled

[Rush, Robert Charlebois among 2010 Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees to be honoured at 6th Annual Gala on March 28, 2010]

UPDATE - 1/21@3:42PM: Canadian singer/songwriter Jacob Moon played his now internet-famous (among Rush fans at least) rendition of Rush's Subdivisions at the press conference announcing the induction. Here's a Canadian Press video news story which covered the press conference that includes a short interview with Jacob:

And here's a CBC news story which includes a short bit of footage of Jacob's performance at the press conference. Thanks to RushFanForever for the heads up.

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Earlier today it was announced that Rush along with Quebec musician Robert Charlebois would be the 2010 songwriter inductees into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. Rush will be recognized for their songs Limelight, Closer to the Heart, The Spirit of Radio, Tom Sawyer and Subdivisions. The 2010 inductees will be honored at the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame 6th annual Gala on Sunday, March 28th at the George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts. The full line-up of performers for the Gala will be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets are available starting at $110.00 through Ticketmaster at 416-870-8000 or online at,, or in person at the TCA box office. Thanks to Jeff T for the heads up.

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