Les Paul 1915-2009 R.I.P.

Thursday, August 13, 2009| by Will Chen

Legendary guitarist Les Paul passed away today due to complications from pneumonia at the age of 94. While most well known for the signature Gibson guitar which bears his name and being one of the early contributors to the design of solid body guitars, Les Paul was also instrumental in the development of multi track recording. As a player, he is perhaps most well known for the 36 gold records he earned with Mary Ford, who was also his wife from 1949 to 1962. Good bye old friend, you will never be forgotten.

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