Lester William Polsfuss, known to the world as Les Paul – guitar innovator, passed away last night. He was a pioneer in the development of the solid-body electric guitar which “made the sound of rock and roll possible.” His secured bad credit personal loan many recording innovations included overdubbing (also known as sound on sound), delay effects such as tape delay, phasing effects, and multitrack recording.
After years of playing professionally, Les started building his guitar, which came to be known as ‘The Log” built in 1939. In the early fifties, Gibson Guitars commissioned him to create the gold top Les Paul version after creating guitars based on his configurations….and a legend was born. The Les Paul was designed by Ted McCarty in collaboration with Paul.
Rest in peace – Les Paul (June 9, 1915 – August 13, 2009)