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

LC 6514 Les Paul The New Sound (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records LC 6514 UK 1950 Sell This Version
SP 44101 Les Paul Les Paul Now! (Album) Decca SP 44101 US 1968 Sell This Version
APS1-1167 Chet Atkins & Les Paul Chet Atkins & Les Paul - Chester & Lester (Album) RCA Victor APS1-1167 US 1976 Sell This Version
APL 1-2786 Chester* And Lester* Chester* And Lester* - Guitar Monsters (Album) RCA APL 1-2786 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
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
15070 Les Paul Hip-Billy Boogie / What Is This Thing Called Love Capitol Records 15070 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
1451 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 1451 US 1949 Sell This Version
C 1373 Les Paul & Mary Ford, Les Paul Les Paul & Mary Ford, Les Paul - Mockin' Bird Hill / Chicken Reel (Single) Capitol Records C 1373 Norway 1950 Sell This Version
F1192 Les Paul Goofus / Sugar Sweet (Single) Capitol Records F1192 US 1950 Sell This Version
H226 Les Paul The New Sound (EP) Capitol Records, Capitol Records H226 Netherlands 1950 Sell This Version
1014 Les Paul Nola / Jealous Capitol Records 1014 US 1950 Sell This Version
1316 Les Paul Tennessee Waltz / Little Rock Getaway (Single) Capitol Records 1316 US 1950 Sell This Version
1592 Les Paul With Mary Ford Les Paul With Mary Ford - I Wish I Had Never Seen Sunshine / Josephine Capitol Records 1592 US 1951 Sell This Version
15037 Les Paul Brazil (Single) Capitol Records 15037 US 1947 Sell This Version
F1748 Les Paul & Mary Ford / Les Paul Les Paul & Mary Ford / Les Paul - The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise / Whispering (Single) Capitol Records F1748 US 1951 Sell This Version
F1825 Les Paul, Les Paul And Mary Ford* Les Paul, Les Paul And Mary Ford* - Jazz Me Blues / Just One More Chance (Single) Capitol Records F1825 US 1951 Sell This Version
F-842 Les Paul, Les Paul And Mary Ford* Les Paul, Les Paul And Mary Ford* - Jazz Me Blues / Just One More Chance(7", Single) Capitol Records F-842 Canada 1951 Sell This Version
1600 Les Paul Brazil (Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 1600 US 1951 Sell This Version
F2265 Les Paul And Mary Ford* / Les Paul Les Paul And Mary Ford* / Les Paul - My Baby's Coming Home (Single) Capitol Records F2265 US 1952 Sell This Version
CL.13793 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 CL.13793 UK 1952 Sell This Version
2316 Les Paul & Mary Ford, Les Paul Les Paul & Mary Ford, Les Paul - Bye Bye Blues / Mammy's Boogie (Single) Capitol Records 2316 US 1952 Sell This Version
F-1048 Les Paul And Mary Ford* / Les Paul Les Paul And Mary Ford* / Les Paul - My Baby's Coming Home(7", Single) Capitol Records F-1048 Canada 1952 Sell This Version