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Les Paul's Journey and the History of American Popular Music

John Covach | Posted 06.09.2015 | Arts
John Covach

American guitarist Les Paul would have turned 100 years old this week. Born in Waukesha, Wisconsin on June 9, 1915, Paul became one of the most important figures in popular music during the middle decades of the twentieth century.

Mary Ford's Nephew Sells Les Paul's Guitar To The 'Pawn Stars'

Posted 01.24.2012 | TV

The "Pawn Stars" (Mon., 10 p.m. EST on History) were the envy of guitar enthusiasts everywhere when singer Mary Ford's nephew showed up with a guitar ...

Me And My Guitar: Legendary Musician/Inventor Les Paul Dies at 94

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With all the acclaim and the legacy he leaves behind, though Lester William Polsfuss (Les Paul) is gone, it's a bit impossible for him to ever be forgotten.

Les Paul: The Original Guitar Hero

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

Paul dedicated his entire life to the guitar and recording technology. A jazz musician who was unhappy with the guitars available to him, Paul developed his own guitar.