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Today, the legendary bassist of Canadian rock band Rush turns 69-years-old. Geddy Lee is known for providing some of the most impressive and jaw-dropping basslines to Rush’s music. He redefined what was possible with the instrument.
To celebrate the birthday of the legend, here are some fun facts you might not have known about Geddy Lee:
- Geddy Lee is a published author.
- He is obsessed with baseball and collects baseball memorabilia.
- Geddy’s true full name is Gary Lee Weinrib.
- He was a bare knuckle boxer in his teens.
- Geddy is a fan of literature, tobogganing, and Amish Rake Fighting.
We wish Geddy Lee the happiest of birthdays that he deserves! Watch Geddy Lee’s bass solo on Time Machine live in 2011 here: