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Les Paul

Primary Instrument: Guitar, electric

Born: June 9, 1915 | Died: August 12, 2009    

Les Paul

Les Paul is a unique blend of musician and inventor. His performing career started at the age of 13 and by the early 1950s he was the greatest jazz guitarist of his generation. As an inventor, Les Paul's breakthrough creation of the solid-body electric guitar paved the way for electric music made the sound of rock and roll possible. In 1953 while performing with Bing Crosby, he perfected the first multi- track recording machine, allowing separate lines of instrumental music and vocals to be blended together. His many recording innovations--including sound-on-sound, overdubbing, reverb effects, and multi-tracking--greatly accelerated the advancement of studio recording....
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  • How High The Moon: Hits & Rarities From The Wizard of Waukesha

    Future Noise Music
    2010
  • Greatest Hits1945-1956

    Intakt Records
    2008
  • Now!

    Vocalion
    2005
  • Early Les Paul

    Intakt Records
    1982
  • The Genius Of Les Paul - Multi-Trackin'

    Intakt Records
    1979
  • Les Paul's Greatest Hits

    Intakt Records
    1976
  • Les Paul Now!

    Intakt Records
    1968
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