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from complications with pneumonia.
94!!! And still playing to the very end...
... on telly recently?
He was probably the most underrated influence on rock, pop, jazz etc of the last 60-70 years.
Some of his stuff in with his wife Mary Ford, was incredible for it's time.
Arguably the whole 'playing a massive massive role in the development of the electric guitar'-thing wouldn't even make the top 5 most impressive things about him.
RIP. Genuine legend
Check this out, someone on the comments seems to think it's the first ever multitrack guitar recording. Which it might well be because he was the first with multitrack stuff.
1:12 onwards is just awesome. Good work Les Paul.
RIP Les Paul
RIP Les, 94 is a good effort.
like that's not where they read it.
"Oh hey guys, check this what I read on er... Associated Press!"
it's my job.
cheers fella, sublime guitarist as well...