Alex Lifeson's Guitars at Julien's Auction on May 20, 2022

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The Limited Edition 468-auction books are for sale, or view the PDF for FREE:


 

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An article shot into my newsfeed today about hat. Thanks for the PDF link to the auction items. Some great pictures of the guitars and him playing them BITD.

While I love the 355, I'm all about his 68 '335- That was his best sounding guitar by far (but as I understand his 355 played much better for him and then after a bad accident with it he retired the 335 to studio use only. Don't blame him)

Also, that's a very rare Les Paul indeed if the old Tobacco burst was a 1970 model. That would have to had been a custom order from Gibson. They were only making Les Paul Customs with full size humbuckers, or you could get a Deluxe with minis in 1970;
 

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I hope they spell Neil's name correctly in the actual catalog ......He at least deserves THAT

I was never a HUGE fan , but I always found their dedication to be inspiring
I dug the early Zeppelin-esque Rush .....GREAT Marshall tones !!!

The coolest thing is , I think they were really down to earth people ,and deserved the good fortune
Sorry for Neil's misfortunes ....nobody deserved any of that. Life can be a cruel bitch

If you guys haven't seen Alex's troubled teen movie , you should check it out . A rare historical glimpse .......

Im trying to imagine a time when I would be DONE with my guitars ,especially the ones that I'd consider important pieces of the journey


This is how I imagine those guys are all the time
 

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I like Rush. He had great tone and riffs. I like their early stuff, and I love the 2112 album. Some of their other stuff I find it a little hard to get through an entire album without skipping some songs, but with 2112 I listen to it all the way through.

Hard to believe he is getting rid of some of those guitars he wrote those iconic riffs and songs on.
 
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Alex has always been on of those guys who gives back. All the $ from these auctions is going to charity.

All sales profits of his H&K sig amp went to UNICEF, and I believe that's the same with all the Gibson and Epiphone sigs too, but I'm not 100%

I think he's keeping the utmost valuable one to him - his original 335. Previously he has said he would never sell that.
 


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