As a whole, I'm able to overlook a few bad tracks RH. The live crowd is what made that album great. I agree with the Geldof rubbish, not to mention the Scorpions choice (oh the Irony of them playing) but the album stands up very well.
I've never heard the Rush in Rio shows. One problem I had with "Different stages" is that they butchered Neal Peart's drum solo's grrrr, so that is always a negative. If R.I.R. has a less slick and better mixed sound then I can see why people like it more. I guess I'll have to check it out.
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