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Les Paul (1991)

Interview by Mark Dery, Rock's Backpages Audio, Winter 1991

The great guitarist and inventor talks about the basis of his style; the making of 'How High The Moon'; co-inventing The Chipmunks; his influence on other musicians; the development of sound-on-sound and multitrack recording, and pays a heartfelt tribute to Mary Ford.

File format: mp3; file size: 51.4mb, interview length: 51' 06" sound quality: ***


Chet Atkins and Les Paul: Chester And Lester (RCA)

Review by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, 5 February 1977

WELL NOW, this isn't exactly the kind of record that you hear every day of the week. ...

30 Years of Gibson Les Paul: A Loving Look at an American Classic

Retrospective by David Gans, BAM, 21 May 1982

THERE'S SOMETHING very special about the look, feel and sound of a Gibson Les Paul guitar. Ask anyone who's ever owned or played one, or ...

The Les Paul Trio: Fat Tuesdays, New York, NY

Live Review by Christine Natanael, Reflex, November 1991

I WAS IN THE Gramercy Park section of lower Manhattan, entering a black door under an awning labeled "Fat Tuesdays." I was on a pilgrimage ...

Various artists, Danny Gatton Tribute: Tramps, New York NY

Live Review by John Swenson, Rolling Stone, 23 February 1995

A THREE-DAY tribute to the ultimateguitarist's guitarist figured to be a fret-heavy hurricane of hot licks, but Danny Gatton brought down a monsoon of flying ...

Les Paul

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. Lester Polfuss, 9 June 1915, Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA ...

Les Paul: Guitar Man

Interview by Bill DeMain, MOJO, November 2009

Master musician, recording pioneer, inventor of the solid-body electric guitar, Les Paul changed the face of popular music. Bill DeMain pays tribute to a great ...


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