Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Rush Songs

See what song managed to top '2112,' 'The Spirit of Radio' and 'Subdivisions'

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4. "Working Man"

Back in 1974, Cleveland rock station WMMS began playing a song by a then-unknown Canadian rock band. It got a huge response, even if most listeners had no idea who they were or why they sounded vaguely like Led Zeppelin. It's presumed that "Working Man" touched a nerve with the many blue collar workers across the city, and it provided Rush with a nice launching pad in the States. The track was recorded with original drummer John Rutsey; just months later Neil Peart took his place behind the kit. 

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