Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Geddy Lee's double-neck Rickenbacker featured in VH1 news story
The Hard Rock Cafe recently named American musician Mayer Hawthorne as their very first Hard Rock Artist of the Month. To celebrate the occasion they gave Mayer a tour of the Hard Rock Vault as shown in this VH1 news story. One of the items shown in the news video is Geddy Lee's double-neck Rickenbacker. Unfortunately they spelled Geddy's name wrong in the accompanying story!
... Hard Rock historian Jeff Nolan acts as our guide, and he keeps the hits coming with an insane lineup of jaw-dropping items. From seemingly out of nowhere he produces the Rickenbacker double-neck guitar played by Getty Lee of Rush during the Permanent Waves tour in 1980. Now that multi-instrumentalist Mayer has incorporated playing guitar as well as bass into his live performances, he might have to invest in a similar model. If we see him rocking out on one of these bad boys, we'll know where he got the idea! ...
You can watch the video below or at this location.