Thursday, August 13, 2009

Father of Rock 'n' Roll Les Paul Dies Today at Age 94 (RIP)

Les Paul will always be remembered as a legendary guitarist and builder among fans of music. He left a lasting mark on the world in the form of his Gibson Les Paul guitar which has been used by all of the greats including Jimmy Page, Ace Frehley, and Slash. Even the way recording is done was hugely influence by Paul's creation of the multitrack recorder.

Check out the New York Times obituary here. Rest in Peace Les Paul!

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