Geddy Lee is one of the greatest bassists in rock history – but which bass players does he admire most?

In a new Rolling Stone interview, Lee gave a shout-out to Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers, saying: I love the fact that he has all those tools in his toolbox”. Lee also says Les Claypool of Primus “influenced me as a player” to “push the boundaries of my rhythmic abilities”.

He also says Paul McCartney gets “overlooked as a bassist”.

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