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Parody of a song from Rush's 1989 "Presto" album. There was also a video for this song. It, like almost every Rush video, sucked.
Packaged like a diode or transistor
Midget little chip
It's more compact and hip
Than a vacuum tube

Package the profusion of components
On a single IC chip
The fact is, it sure helps equip
My childrens' Game Cube

Integrated circuit
Miniature and neat
A nifty high-tech feat
That we've advanced to

Pitch those vacuum tubes
Doped substrate diffusion
Pitch those vacuum tubes
Gallium arsenide
Or indium phosphide
That's how they make them

They can put a gadget on the market
Comply with FCC laws
Adhere to every clause
For low emissions

Control becomes a factor
We've inflicted minor flaws
Division might give us pause
In some conditions

Integrated circuits
From rival Japanese
With all the research fees
That they've financed to

Pitch those vacuum tubes
They can calculate with exaction
Pitch those vacuum tubes
Pin it on the motherboard
Where round-off is ignored ...

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I Saw RUSH Live Five Times - September 17, 2022 - Report this comment
Good parody, very well done. But RUSH videos don't suck. They were inventive and top notch, for the time. They're a lot more creative than those of those stupid pop tart/sex robots that are everywhere today.

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