July 22, 2013
Rush were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April and are being honor in their home country of Canada with an official post office stamp.
The trio is among four rock bands, including the Guess Who, the Tragically Hip and Beau Dommage, who will be featured on postage stamps as part of Canada Post’s Canadian Recording Artists stamp series.
The Rush stamp features the starman logo, which has been associated with the band going back to the classic 1976 record “2112.”
The Guess Who scored several Billboard Top 40 hits. The Tragically Hip have won 14 Juno Awards and Quebec’s Beau Dommage had hit records with their debut in the mid-Seventies.
Recording artists who have appeared on Canadian stamps in the past include Joni Mitchell, Paul Anka, Anne Murray, Bryan Adams, Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Robbie Robertson and Bruce Cockburn.