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Les Paul (performer)
American made world played
American made world played American made world played

American made world played

American made world played
Les Paul 1915-2009
Capitol, 2005
1 cd
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About Les Paul

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Lester William Polsfuss (June 9, 1915 – August 12, 2009), known as Les Paul, was an American jazz, country, and blues guitarist, songwriter, luthier, and inventor. He was one of the pioneers of the solid-body electric guitar, and his prototype, called the Log, served as inspiration for the Gibson Les Paul. Paul taught himself how to play guitar, and while he is mainly known for jazz and popular music, he had an early career in country music. He is credited with many recording innovations. 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 licks, trills, chording sequences, fretting techniques and timing set him apart from his contemporaries and inspired many guitarists of the present day. In the 1950s, he and his wife, singer and guitarist Mary Ford, recorded numerous records, selli…Read more on Wikipedia