Making Memories is the sixth song from Rush's second album Fly by Night. The music was written by Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson. The lyrics were written by Neil Peart, Geddy Lee, and Alex Lifeson. This is one of the few examples that all three members of Rush contributed to the lyrics. They wrote it while they were on tour riding around in a rental car near St. Louis. The song portrays the bands feelings about touring. Making Memories is the only Rush song to feature slide guitar, played by Lifeson. The band have never performed Making Memories live.