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If you like rock music, then you’ve heard of Les Paul. The pioneer behind the solid-body electric guitar has influenced basically all of rock and roll since his birth, today in 1915. In his honor, Google Doodle has erected a memento in the form of a recordable set of guitar strings in their browser —Read more…

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Les Paul dies at age 94

Guitarist and innovator Les Paul died today of complications from pneumonia. Most notably, Les Paul changed the entire music business by using multitrack recordings and overdubbing to create his unique sound, making the practice now commonplace. His line of Gibson guitars, begun in 1952, have been used by musicians all over the word, like PeteRead more…

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