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Guitar Monsters

The Outstanding Les Paul & Mary Ford

The Remarkable Les Paul & Mary Ford

The Very Best Of Les Paul

Les Paul & Friends
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Biography:
Birth Name: Lester William Polsfus
Born: 1915/06/09
Birth Place: Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 2009/08/12
Years Active: 1928–2009
Genres: Jazz, Country, Blues

Lester William Polsfuss (June 9, 1915 – August 12, 2009) — known as Les Paul — was an American jazz and country guitarist, songwriter and inventor. He was a pioneer in the development of the solid-body electric guitar which "made the sound of rock and roll possible". He is credited with many recording innovations. Although he was certainly not the first to use the technique, his early experiments with overdubbing (also known as sound on sound), delay effects such as tape delay, phasing effects, and multitrack recording were among the first to attract widespread attention. His innovative talents extended into his playing style, including licks, trills, chording sequences, fretting tech... Continue Bio >>

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2004-08-13 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music
2009 Grammys
2009 52nd Annual Grammy Awards
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