Les Paul

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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Les Paul Discography

Albums

Les Paul The New Sound (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records UK 1950 Sell This Version
Les Paul Les Paul Now! (Album, Comp) Decca UK 1968 Sell This Version
Chet Atkins & Les Paul Chet Atkins & Les Paul - Chester & Lester (Album) RCA Victor US 1976 Sell This Version
Chester* And Lester* Chester* And Lester* - Guitar Monsters (Album) RCA US 1978 Sell This Version
HSR-229 Kay Starr, Les Paul, Joe Venuti, Billy Butterfield Kay Starr, Les Paul, Joe Venuti, Billy Butterfield - The Uncollected 1949 Vol. 2(LP) Hindsight Records (2) HSR-229 US 1986 Sell This Version
C5CD 611 Jimmy Bryant, Jody Reynolds, Les Paul Jimmy Bryant, Jody Reynolds, Les Paul - Suntide Desert Jam 1973 (Guitar Legends)(CD, Album) C-Five Records C5CD 611 UK 1994 Sell This Version
none Les Paul & Friends* American Made World Played(CDr, Promo) Capitol Records none US 2005 Sell This Version
none Les Paul & Friends* American Made World Played(CDr, Promo) Capitol Records none UK 2005 Sell This Version
SLK 16838-P Les Paul Gitarren Hits(LP) Decca SLK 16838-P Germany Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

18778 Les Paul, Helen Forrest Les Paul, Helen Forrest - Everybody Knew But Me(Shellac, 10") Decca 18778 US 1945 Sell This Version
Les Paul Hip-Billy Boogie / What Is This Thing Called Love Capitol Records US 1948 Sell This Version
U-122 Gene Austin With Les Paul Gene Austin With Les Paul - Yearning(Shellac, 10") Universal Recording Corp. U-122 US 1948 Sell This Version
Les Paul And Mary Ford* / Les Paul Les Paul And Mary Ford* / Les Paul - How High The Moon / Walkin' And Whistlin' Blues (Single) Capitol Records US 1949 Sell This Version
Les Paul Goofus / Sugar Sweet (Single) Capitol Records US 1950 Sell This Version
Les Paul & Mary Ford, Les Paul Les Paul & Mary Ford, Les Paul - Mockin' Bird Hill / Chicken Reel (Single) Capitol Records Norway 1950 Sell This Version
Les Paul The New Sound (EP) Capitol Records, Capitol Records Netherlands 1950 Sell This Version
Les Paul Nola / Jealous Capitol Records US 1950 Sell This Version
Les Paul Tennessee Waltz / Little Rock Getaway (Single) Capitol Records US 1950 Sell This Version
Les Paul With Mary Ford Les Paul With Mary Ford - I Wish I Had Never Seen Sunshine / Josephine Capitol Records US 1951 Sell This Version
Les Paul Brazil (Single) Capitol Records US 1947 Sell This Version
Les Paul With Mary Ford* / Les Paul Les Paul With Mary Ford* / Les Paul - The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise / Whispering (Single) Capitol Records Canada 1951 Sell This Version
Les Paul, Les Paul And Mary Ford* Les Paul, Les Paul And Mary Ford* - Jazz Me Blues / Just One More Chance (Single) Capitol Records Canada 1951 Sell This Version
Les Paul And Mary Ford* / Les Paul Les Paul And Mary Ford* / Les Paul - My Baby's Coming Home (Single) Capitol Records Canada 1952 Sell This Version
Les Paul & Mary Ford / Les Paul Les Paul & Mary Ford / Les Paul - Take Me In Your Arms And Hold Me / Meet Mister Callaghan (Single) Capitol Records UK 1952 Sell This Version
Les Paul & Mary Ford, Les Paul Les Paul & Mary Ford, Les Paul - Bye Bye Blues / Mammy's Boogie (Single) Capitol Records US 1952 Sell This Version