RIP Les Paul

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RIP Les Paul

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Post by Jake »

See you later, innovator!
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Post by Tom4 »

My first two guitars were Gibson Les Pauls.

A sad day.
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Post by Joshua »


Talk about changing the face of music. Goodbye, Les!
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Post by quasarwutwut »

Yeah, you'd be hard pressed to find someone who's made as big an impact on modern recorded music as Les. He invented one of two guitars that more or less defines what an electric guitar sounds like (the other being a Fender), and he also pioneered multi-track recording. Both of those things are ginormous, and together it's unbelievable. Both of those things also suggest tech nerd, but he was by all accounts a hard livin', fun havin', playing-a-show-every-week-till-he-dies kind of guy. At the age of 94. That's some sort of amazing, that's what that is.
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Post by steve-o »

Apparently he still had a regular gig at a blues club in NYC. That's so awesome. I know what I want to be doing when I'm 94...

So long, you bad ass old man.
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