RUSH-Geddy Lee Rickenbacker 4080/12

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  1. 4001

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    Just a couple of old shots of Geddy with Rush and his Rickenbacker 4080/12 doubleneck.....................

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    Can't get much more awesome than that.
     
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    Anyone know a Chiropractor?
     
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    awesome. pure awesome. best post of 2010 so far :D

    here's a pic of a poor imitation trying his best :bag::ninja: :

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    Those pictures make me want to drink a nice cold glass of milk!!!!
     

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    You never see any pictures of him using the 12 string part, though. If I was lugging that monstrosity around, there would be a 12 string part in every song.
     
  9. 4001

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    Everyone ran out of film by the time Xanadu finished, when he plays the twelve string!
     
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    Great shots, most I've never seen. Wish I had gone to see them in the day (1970's) but I didn't discover them till Moving Pictures. Xanadu and Cygnus X-1 are still awesome songs.
     
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    You guys can keep the double neck, I'm geeking over that wall of HIWATTS behind Alex in that first pic!:hyper:


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    Besides Xanadu, what songs did he play that on? I cant think of it.
     
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    I've seen Rush in concert about a dozen times, but my memory is a little fuzzy (gee, I can't imagine why). Someone help me out here:

    Is "Xanadu" live the only time he uses that 12-string neck?
     
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    As far as I know, and I'd like to think I know about this......

    Geddy used the 4080/12 for Xanadu and the 4080 for A Passage to Bangkok.
     
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    Sooooo awesome!!!
     
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    i have also heard tell that he played the 4080 during natural science at times during the mp tour, but i don't remember seeing it.
     
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    OK....two more!

    Geddy and his Rickenbacker 4080.

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    These are awesome pics! I didn't see my first Rush concert until 1982 (Signals tour) so the double necks were pretty much out of use by then. I have seen them nine times total and I don't remember ever seeing Geddy get the double neck Ric out.
     
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    ok, i've seen that ----^ one, since i bought the tourbook at the show :D ;) but this one ----v ... where in the world did you get that? that's awesome

     
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    Do you think the synthesizer rig there is big enough? Still, awesome pics!
     
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    The "January" pic is from the brand new 2010 Permanent Waves calendar.
     

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