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Dammit, Jimi Hendrix, That Was Supposed to Be MY Les Paul!

Binky Philips | Posted 07.30.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

There had been other 'fad' guitars during rock 'n' roll's earlier years.

Meet The Radio Host Who Turned His Teenage Passion Into a Lifelong Pursuit

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment

When it came time for Rich Conaty to choose a college, it wasn’t the academics, or the athletics, or even the architecture that influenced him. It w...

Bohemian Rhapsody: Guitars for the 21st Century

Tom Semioli | Posted 11.30.2013 | Business
Tom Semioli

With all due respect to Jon Landau and Bruce, I saw the future of rock 'n' roll and its name is... Bohemian Guitars.

Music Hath Charms

Kevin Belmonte | Posted 09.30.2013 | Arts
Kevin Belmonte

The lives of all these artists show that music brings so many gifts in her train. To remember names like Seeger, Paul and Horowitz is to see the truth of that.

Marilyn Maye Takes Five - Singin' and Swingin' at the Iridium on Broadway

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

When I decided to take in the late set of Marilyn Maye's recent New York City appearance, I assumed that I could slip in and out quickly and call it a night. Boy, was I surprised upon arrival to see the swelling crowd on Broadway, milling around the door of the Iridium Jazz Club.

Dog Ears Music: Born in June Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 06.07.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Joséphine Baker, Ray LaMontagne, Howlin' Wolf, Les Paul, and more.

Exhibit Dedicated To A Guitar Hero

AP | CARRIE ANTLFINGER | Posted 08.06.2013 | Arts

WAUKESHA, Wis. — The music icon whose solid-body electric guitar paved the way for rock `n' roll is now getting a permanent exhibit in his Wisco...

Last Of A Dyin' Breed: A Conversation With Lynyrd Skynyrd's Gary Rossington

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.22.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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From The Beach Boys & Randy Newman to Fleet Foxes & Skrillex: A Conversation With Van Dyke Parks, Plus Calling JB Baretsky's Bluff

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.21.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Live at the Celtic Connections: A Conversation With Richard Thompson, Plus a CeCe Teneal Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.03.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Here is a music video premiere from "The Voice of Neo-Blues," CeCe Teneal, who unleashes her first video, "Eleanor Rigby." The song is featured on her debut, full-length album Train From Osteen.

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 ...

Jeff Beck at 67: Perennial Guitar Hero

Michael Sigman | Posted 03.20.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Stephen Colbert reflected Beck's genius and self-effacement when, as host of the 2010 Grammy Awards, he told a worldwide audience, "You know the game 'Guitar Hero?' He has the all-time high score -- and he's never played it."

Maroon 5 with Travie McCoy on SNL, Plus Chatting with Vince Gill, Trombone Shorty and Paul Rodgers

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.06.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Neil Young's Bridge School Exclusive: Dave Matthews' "Too Much," Plus Chatting With Johnny Winter, Queen's Roger Taylor and Yes' Steve Howe

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.04.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Everything, Everytime, Everywhere, Mayhem and Beyond: Chatting with Imelda May, Trevor Hall and Motopony

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.18.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Google Establishes Permanent Home for Strummable Les Paul Guitar Doodle

Larry Magid | Posted 08.13.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

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WATCH: Shredding On The Google Guitar!

Posted 08.10.2011 | Technology

Odds are if you've been on the Internet in the last 24 hours, you've probably rocked out on Google's awesome Les Paul guitar doodle. The interactiv...

Google Leaves Its Guitar Up Another Day

Posted 08.10.2011 | Technology

Users have another day to play Google's interactive Les Paul-inspired guitar logo. On Thursday, Google unveiled a doodle commemorating the annivers...

Don't Struggle With The Google Doodle Guitar: Take Our Course On How To Play

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 08.09.2011 | Technology

Google introduced arguably its greatest doodle ever this morning, an interactive electric guitar to honor the 96th birthday of legendary musician and ...

How To Make Sweet Music With Google's Dulcet Logo

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.09.2011 | Technology

*Scroll down to hear HuffPost reader submissions.* It's time to whistle while you search. In honor of the 96th birthday of guitar legend Les Pau...

Les Paul Logo Lets You Play The Guitar On Google

Posted 08.09.2011 | Technology

There's something especially jazzy about today's Google logo. In honor of musician Les Paul, Google has replaced its go-to multicolor doodle with g...

Do You Feel Like We Do?: Chats with Peter Frampton, Lenka, Blackie & The Rodeo Kings, and William Fitzsimmons

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.05.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Motown & The Hitmen: Conversations with Smokey Robinson, Jimmy Ryan, and Sarah Sample

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Mike Ragogna: Smokey, there's so much to go over, but let's begin with your new album for Cracker Barrel, Now And Then. Can you tell us about the project?

Jeff Beck Tries to Buy My Les Paul

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

In the 1980's, I had the great fortune to catch Les Paul performing a few times at a club called Fat Tuesday's here in New York. His playing was simply ridiculous.

From Philly to Cleveland: A Conversation With Daryl Hall & John Oates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

I spoke to the most successful pop duo in music history on their new four-disc box set and their roles on the Cleveland Show.