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Video 21 October 1977 - Will Rogers Auditorium, Fort Worth, Texas [Audience 8mm]

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Syrinx Computers


Song Segments Captured:

A Farewell To Kings​


  • This footage was shot by a pair of brothers (“The DFW Rock Show”) during the A Farewell To Kings tour. Audio sync and restoration by The Genesis Museum.
  • As with any 8mm audience footage from this era, full songs and concerts were not able to be captured due to the short length of the film reels.
  • Also as is the case with many 8mm reels of the era, the film used did did not concurrently record audio, so the resulting footage was silent. However, in our present day era, it is fairly easy to sync these old silent 8mm film clips with audio recordings. Since there is no known audience audio recording of this date, audio from another concert was used to sync and bring more life to this very rare footage of Rush.


Short, but awesome. I'm very happy that we're finally starting to find AFTK tour footage. Second only to the Kitchener 8mm that was found last summer.
2024 may continue the trend of 2023, with a bunch of significantly rare Rush recordings continuously being unearthed. I can say I'm confident on that.
Aside from the official vids, we had pretty much NOTHING for Kings era visually, so seeing anything is pretty awesome. Segmented as they may be, I'm still a huge fan of 8mm 'moving pictures'. Last year was great for new discoveries, so I'm looking forward to whatever may come.