Happy Birthday Geddy Lee | Paul Rudd & Jason Segel Meet Rush

Today, Rush bassist Geddy Lee turns 61-years-old. The Canadian musician joined what would become Rush in 1968 at the behest of his childhood friend, Alex Lifeson, and trio went on to sell millions of records and concert tickets over the span of more than four decades leading to the group's 2013 induction into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. Geddy's distinctive, high-pitched vocals and remarkable bass work are signatures of the Rush sound and at the heart of such hits as "Tom Sawyer," "The Spirit Of Radio" and "Closer To The Heart."

Let's take a look back at a hilarious Funny Or Die skit from a few years ago in which actors Paul Rudd and Jason Segel portray rabid Rush fans who find themselves backstage with the band when hilarity ensues:


[Published on: 7/29/14]

Take full advantage of all JamBase has to offer by signing up for an account!

You'll receive

show alerts

when your favorite artists announce shows, be eligible to enter contests for

free tickets

, gain the ability to

share your personalized live music calendar

and much more. Join JamBase!