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

More excerpts from Alex’s equipment lists in the Rush tour books over the years.

What makes Alex’s playing unique? You decide!

More This and That: an evolving collection of Rush randomness

~ by rvkeeper on March 16, 2011.

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