Happy 61st Birthday, Neil Peart
Neil Peart turns 61 on Thursday, September 12, and for once he's not celebrating on the road. Neil Peart News would like to wish the Professor a Happy Birthday, and hope he has a fun day.
To help celebrate, here are a few shots of Neil throughout his career:
The early years:
With his fellow co-workers (around 1975):
With KISS drummer Peter Criss:
First Modern Drummer interview in 1980:
Neil's portrait from Moving Pictures (one of my favorites):
The iconic shot of Neil playing his kit on the water:
On the set of his first instructional DVD, A Work in Progress:
With the Stanley Cup during the recording of "The Hockey Song":
Narrating his most recent instructional DVD, Taking Center Stage: A Lifetime of Live Performances.
With the guys at work (photo by Andrew MacNaughton):