R.I.P. — Les Paul (1915-2009)
Sadly, Les Paul, the pioneer of the electric solid body guitar passed today at the age of 94. His many recording innovations, including overdubbing (also known as sound on sound), delay effects such as tape delay, phasing effects, and multi-track recording, are still implemented today.
Les Paul, whose innovations with the electric guitar and studio technology made him one of the most important figures in recorded music, has died, according to a statement from his publicists. Paul was 94. (more…)