Biography of Alex Lifeson, Along With a History of Rush, in Six Sentences
When I became old enough to walk, I learned how to walk. Later, I grew older. After a brief stint at not learning how to play the viola, I decided to take up the guitar. Later, I grew older. John Rutsey, Geddy, and I formed the band as it isn’t today to incur as many debts as possible. This we did with a passion.
—Excerpted from Alex’s equipment list in the A Farewell to Kings (1977) tour book
What makes Alex’s playing unique? You decide!