Tom Sawyer (song)

1981 single by Rush

"Tom Sawyer" is a 1981 song by Canadian progressive rock band Rush and is the third single from their eighth studio album Moving Pictures. It went to number 44 in the United States, number 25 in the United Kingdom, number 24 in Canada and did not chart anywhere in the world. It is based on the book The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.

"Tom Sawyer"
Single by Rush
from the album Moving Pictures
B-side"Witch Hunt"
ReleasedMay 1981 [1]
RecordedOctober–November 1980
StudioLe Studio, Morin-Heights, Quebec
Rush singles chronology
"Entre Nous"
"Tom Sawyer"

"Vital Signs"

""Tom Sawyer" (Live)"

""Closer to the Heart" (Live)"
Music video
"Tom Sawyer" at YouTube

References change

  1. "RPM Canadian charts".
  2. Popoff, Martin (January 5, 2024). "The Top 20 unlikely Progressive Rock hits, ranked". Goldmine. Retrieved January 7, 2024.
  3. Stosuy, Brandon (January 5, 2009). "VH1's 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs". Stereogum. Retrieved March 26, 2021.