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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: ***

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

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