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    24 March 1981 - Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario [Audio - Audience]

    All of the audience recordings of Broon's Bane recorded prior to May 17th that I've been able to analyze include a much shorter version of the song. This includes the Toronto shows. However, Exit...Stage Left includes the much longer version of Broon's Bane that was performed from May 17th...
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    31 December 1976 - Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario [Audio - Audience]

    This recording may be the first to capture both Geddy and Alex using double neck guitars. It sounds like Alex uses one on The Twilight Zone, and it sounds like Geddy plays rhythm guitar during the end portion of The Necromancer. Additionally, you can hear the Eventide Harmonizer on Alex's...
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    28 November 1976 - Selland Arena, Fresno, California [Audio - Audience]

    This seems to be the earliest recording in which Geddy uses the Moog Taurus Pedals on Lakeside Park. The Capitol Theater video from two weeks later clearly shows the Taurus unit and you can see Geddy using it to generate the synth sounds during the quiet parts of the song. Adding the Taurus...
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    26 March 1976 - Paramount Northwest Theatre, Seattle, Washington [Audio - Soundboard]

    Another possible indicator to this recording being early in the 2112 tour is found in 2112 Grand Finale. Notice how Alex does many lead guitar riffs among the power chords near the beginning of the track in order to simulate the overdubbed lead guitar fills that appear on the studio recording...