2019 Reader Favorite Bassists – #1: Geddy Lee

Geddy Lee

Editor’s Note: At the end of each year, we tally up all the article and video views on No Treble to come up with a list of the top 10 most popular bassists. This is entirely based on readership, not on opinions, polls, or anything else. Just having some fun.

Thanks in part to reaching a huge goal here at No Treble HQ in 2019, Geddy Lee closes out our countdown as the #1 “Reader Favorite Bassist.” Back in June, we sat down in person with Geddy for Groove – the No Treble podcast.

Ariane Cap even got into the mix, breaking down how Geddy uses power chords in Rush’s “Dreamline” in a Talking Technique episode.

That, plus news of his Big Beautiful Book of Bass tours and sitting in with Claypool Lennon Delirium, it is great to see Geddy still going strong.

Of course, we still had some Rush videos to share too.

Groove – Episode #54: Geddy Lee

Groove – Episode #54: Geddy Lee

This guy has been on our Groove Podcast wishlist since we began. So we're super thrilled to share this month's episode, and our guest Geddy Lee! Mitch caught up with Geddy in Montreal on June 4th during his cross-Canada book tour. Enjoy the conversation...
Rush: Anthem (1975)

Rush: Anthem (1975)

Thursday’s are for throwbacks, and we can’t think of a better way to participate than sharing some epic, old-school Rush. Recorded in 1975, here’s the band performing “Anthem,” with Geddy Lee rocking the Ric.
Rush: Distant Early Warning (Live)

Rush: Distant Early Warning (Live)

On August 21st, Rush is hitting the big screen with “Cinema Strangiato 2019,” featuring live performances and behind-the-scenes footage from their “R40” tour. In celebration, Rush just shared this clip from “R40,” with Geddy Lee handling the heavy load of bass, vocals, and keys.
New Rush Film Getting One-Night-Only Cinematic Screening

New Rush Film Getting One-Night-Only Cinematic Screening

Rush may be done performing, but they’ll be seen around the world once again thanks to a new film called “Cinema Strangiato: An Annual Exercise In Fan Indulgence.” The movie documents parts of Rush’s 2015 R40 tour, will get a one-night-only cinematic screening.
Claypool Lennon Delirium with Geddy Lee: Tomorrow Never Knows

Claypool Lennon Delirium with Geddy Lee: Tomorrow Never Knows

Les Claypool and Sean Lennon kicked off their latest tour with a special treat for fans – and for Claypool. Geddy Lee joined The Delirium onstage in Toronto for their rendition of Sean Lennon’s dad’s, “Tomorrow Never Knows.”
Talking Technique: Geddy Lee and the Fifth Rule of Power

Talking Technique: Geddy Lee and the Fifth Rule of Power

In episode #60 of Talking Technique, Ariane Cap breaks down how Geddy Lee uses power chords in Rush’s “Dreamline,” with a quick harmonic run down, tips for fingering, technical execution, and practice.
Rush: The Main Monkey Business (Live)

Rush: The Main Monkey Business (Live)

Rush’s 2007 album “Snakes & Arrows” included an awesome instrumental, entitled “The Main Monkey Business.” From the R40 tour, here’s a great clip of Geddy Lee and the band performing it.

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  1. Gerry Gerein

    Geddy is AWESOME!!!
    Rush has been my favorite all-time band since I first saw them back in the 70’s.
    Gerry Gerein loves RUSH