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Geddy Lee comments on 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

Thu, Dec 17, 2015@12:08PM | comments

Geddy Lee at Rock Hall inductionThe Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced their 2016 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees earlier today and making the cut this time around were Cheap Trick, Chicago, Steve Miller, Deep Purple and N.W.A. As 2013 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the members of Rush were permitted to cast their vote for this year's class of inductees. Last month St. Louis radio station KSHE 95 spoke with Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson and asked them about who would be getting their vote:

... [Geddy and Alex] were both surprised to learn that one of this year's nominees, Chicago, aren't already in. Geddy says, "Great band. We all listened to those early CTA [Chicago Transit Authority] records." And Alex adds that they were very "influential." Asked who he'll vote for, Geddy said, "Yes and Deep Purple 100 percent." ...

So it looks like at least 2 of the 3 artists that got their vote are in. Here's what Geddy had to say regarding the announcement via the Rush Twitter feed.

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