Les Paul

Real Name:
Lester William Polsfuss
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Born 9 June 1915 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA
Died 13 August 2009 in White Plains, New York, USA

Jazz, blues and country guitarist, songwriter, luthier, recording engineer and inventor. He designed one of the first solid body guitars, which made the sound of rock and roll possible. In the 1940s he made early experiments with overdubbing, delay effects such as tape delay, phasing effects and multitrack recording.
He recorded in the 1950s with his wife Mary Ford on vocals.
Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1988 (Early Influence).
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Albums

LC 6514, LC.6514 Les Paul - The New Sound! album art Les Paul The New Sound! (Album, EP) Capitol Records LC 6514, LC.6514 UK 1950 Sell This Version
AM233033 Les Paul - Galloping Guitars album art Les Paul Galloping Guitars (Album) Decca AM233033 UK 1954 Sell This Version
PFS 34138 Les Paul - Les Paul Now! album art Les Paul Les Paul Now! (Album, Comp) Decca PFS 34138 South Africa 1968 Sell This Version
RVP-6054 Les Paul - Chester & Lester album art Chet Atkins & Les Paul Chet Atkins & Les Paul - Chester & Lester (Album) RCA Victor RVP-6054 Japan 1976 Sell This Version
R-BS-104 Les Paul - Les Paul's Greatest Hits album art Les Paul Les Paul's Greatest Hits(2xLP, Album) Mad-Bag Productions, Inc. R-BS-104 US 1976 Sell This Version
APL1-2786 Les Paul - Guitar Monsters album art Chester* And Lester* Chester* And Lester* - Guitar Monsters (Album) RCA, RCA Victor APL1-2786 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
RJL-3140 Les Paul - The Uncollected 1949 Vol. 2 album art Kay Starr, Les Paul, Joe Venuti, Billy Butterfield Kay Starr, Les Paul, Joe Venuti, Billy Butterfield - The Uncollected 1949 Vol. 2 Hindsight Records (2) RJL-3140 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
PDK2-1230 Les Paul - Masters Of The Guitar - Together album art Chet Atkins & Les Paul Chet Atkins & Les Paul - Masters Of The Guitar - Together (Comp) RCA Special Products PDK2-1230 US 1988 Sell This Version
C5CD 611 Les Paul - Suntide Desert Jam 1973 (Guitar Legends) album art Jimmy Bryant, Jody Reynolds, Les Paul Jimmy Bryant, Jody Reynolds, Les Paul - Suntide Desert Jam 1973 (Guitar Legends)(CD, Album) C5 Records C5CD 611 UK 1994 Sell This Version
none Les Paul - V-Disc - A Musical Contribution By America's Best album art Les Paul V-Disc - A Musical Contribution By America's Best(CD, Album, RE) Collectors' Choice Music none US 1997 Sell This Version
none Les Paul - American Made World Played album art Les Paul & Friends* American Made World Played (Comp, Album) Capitol Records none US 2005 Sell This Version
AVC 924 Les Paul - The Essential Collection album art Les Paul The Essential Collection(CD, Album, 2 x) Avid Entertainment AVC 924 UK 2007 Sell This Version
281148-2 Les Paul - A Tribute To A Legend album art Les Paul & Friends* A Tribute To A Legend (Album) Immergent 281148-2 US 2008 Sell This Version
OLP 109 Les Paul - Guitar in Latin Mood album art Les Paul, Bob Bain Les Paul, Bob Bain - Guitar in Latin Mood(10", Album) Capitol Records OLP 109 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
6024/5, 6025/6 Les Paul - Jazz At The Philharmonic album art Illinois Jacquet, Jack McVea, J.J. Johnson, King Cole*, Les Paul, Johnny Miller (2), Lee Young (2) Illinois Jacquet, Jack McVea, J.J. Johnson, King Cole*, Les Paul, Johnny Miller (2), Lee Young (2) - Jazz At The Philharmonic(10", Album) Melojazz, Melojazz 6024/5, 6025/6 Germany Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

K-620 Les Paul - September In The Rain / Willie, Weep For Me album art Willie Smith And His Orchestra Featuring Les Paul Willie Smith And His Orchestra Featuring Les Paul - September In The Rain / Willie, Weep For Me(Shellac, 10") Keynote Recordings (2) K-620 US 1945 Sell This Version
23656 Les Paul - Rumors Are Flying / Them That Has - Gets album art The Andrews Sisters With Les Paul And Vic Schoen And His Orchestra / The Andrews Sisters And Eddie Heywood And His Orchestra The Andrews Sisters With Les Paul And Vic Schoen And His Orchestra / The Andrews Sisters And Eddie Heywood And His Orchestra - Rumors Are Flying / Them That Has - Gets(Shellac, 10") Decca 23656 US 1946 Sell This Version
15313 Les Paul - Caravan / The Swiss Woodpecker album art Les Paul Caravan / The Swiss Woodpecker Capitol Records 15313 US 1948 Sell This Version
U-122 Les Paul - Yearning album art Gene Austin With Les Paul Gene Austin With Les Paul - Yearning Universal Recording Corp. U-122 US 1948 Sell This Version
U-100 Les Paul - My Blue Heaven / Keep A Knockin' album art Gene Austin With Les Paul Gene Austin With Les Paul - My Blue Heaven / Keep A Knockin' Universal Recording Corp. U-100 US 1948 Sell This Version
15147 Les Paul - The Man On The Flying Trapeze album art Les Paul The Man On The Flying Trapeze Capitol Records 15147 US 1948 Sell This Version
15070 Les Paul - Hip-Billy Boogie / What Is This Thing Called Love album art Les Paul Hip-Billy Boogie / What Is This Thing Called Love Capitol Records 15070 US 1948 Sell This Version
15037 Les Paul - Lover / Brazil album art Les Paul Lover / Brazil (Single) Capitol Records 15037 US 1948 Sell This Version
CL 13102 Les Paul - The Man On The Flying Trapeze / Lover album art Les Paul The Man On The Flying Trapeze / Lover(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records CL 13102 UK 1949 Sell This Version
CL.13162 Les Paul - Brazil / Caravan album art Les Paul Brazil / Caravan(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records CL.13162 UK 1949 Sell This Version