It is amazing to me how many people have never heard of Les Paul. Of couse, most of these people are 25 or younger, so I guess it does make sense. Les had his best days long before they were born. He and his wife of the time, Mary Ford, had 36 gold records. Yeah, 36. That's a lot fo records sold. There was a time during the 40s and 50s when everyone knew who he was and what his music sounded like. In addition to his wonderful music, he also invented … more
Lester William Profuss also known as Les Paul was an American jazz guitarist and inventor. He was a pioneer in the development of the solid-body electric guitar which "made the sound of rock and roll possible."His many recording innovations included overdubbing, delay effects such as "sound on sound" and tape delay, phasing effects, and multitrack recording. He is often credited as being the 'father of modern music'.