After nearly 20 years of angst-filled waiting, Rush fans were finally vindicated when it was announced in December that the Canadian progressive rockers would be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 18. Despite the long wait, the band isn't taking much time off for celebrating: It will begin the next leg of its Clockwork Angels tour on April 23 in Austin. Here, bassist/singer Geddy Lee looks back on the musical firsts that shaped his life, along with some of Rush's musical milestones.

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