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Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee send video birthday wishes to Dutch guitarist Jan Akkerman

Tue, Dec 27, 2016@12:04PM | comments

Dutch guitarist Jan Akkerman celebrated his 70th birthday this past Saturday, December 24th. Akkerman is best known as the co-founder of Dutch progressive rock band Focus. A number of rock musicians including Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee sent a compilation of video birthday greetings to Akkerman and the video has been posted online. It is available for viewing below or on YouTube here. Alex appears right at the beginning of the video and Geddy comes in at around the 3:15 mark. Thanks to Alex van Loon for the heads up.