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 The New Sound! — Les Paul Les Paul The New Sound! (Album, EP) Capitol Records LC 6514, LC.6514 UK 1950 Sell This Version
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AM233033 Galloping Guitars — Les Paul Les Paul Galloping Guitars (Album) Decca AM233033 France 1954 Sell This Version
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PFS 34138 Les Paul Now! — Les Paul Les Paul Les Paul Now! (Album, Comp) Decca PFS 34138 South Africa 1968 Sell This Version
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RVP-6054 Chester & Lester — Les Paul Chet Atkins & Les Paul Chet Atkins & Les Paul - Chester & Lester (Album) RCA Victor RVP-6054 Japan 1976 Sell This Version
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R-BS-104 Les Paul's Greatest Hits — Les Paul Les Paul Les Paul's Greatest Hits(2xLP, Album) Mad-Bag Productions, Inc. R-BS-104 US 1976 Sell This Version
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APL1-2786 Guitar Monsters — Les Paul Chester* And Lester* Chester* And Lester* - Guitar Monsters (Album) RCA, RCA Victor APL1-2786 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
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RJL-3140 The Uncollected 1949 Vol. 2 — Les Paul 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
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C5CD 611 Suntide Desert Jam 1973 (Guitar Legends) — Les Paul 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
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CD-289 The Kraft Music Hall — Les Paul Bing Crosby With Les Paul And Johnny Mercer Bing Crosby With Les Paul And Johnny Mercer - The Kraft Music Hall(CDr, RM, Transcription) Redmond Nostalgia CD-289 US Unknown Sell This Version
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6024/5, 6025/6 Jazz At The Philharmonic — Les Paul 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") Melojazz, Melojazz 6024/5, 6025/6 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

K-620 September In The Rain / Willie, Weep For Me — Les Paul 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
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23656 Rumors Are Flying / Them That Has - Gets — Les Paul 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
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15313 Caravan / The Swiss Woodpecker — Les Paul Les Paul Caravan / The Swiss Woodpecker Capitol Records 15313 US 1948 Sell This Version
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U-122 Yearning — Les Paul Gene Austin With Les Paul Gene Austin With Les Paul - Yearning Universal Recording Corp. U-122 US 1948 Sell This Version
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U-100 My Blue Heaven / Keep A Knockin' — Les Paul 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
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15147 The Man On The Flying Trapeze — Les Paul Les Paul The Man On The Flying Trapeze Capitol Records 15147 US 1948 Sell This Version
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15070 Hip-Billy Boogie / What Is This Thing Called Love — Les Paul Les Paul Hip-Billy Boogie / What Is This Thing Called Love Capitol Records 15070 US 1948 Sell This Version
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15037 Lover / Brazil — Les Paul Les Paul Lover / Brazil (Single) Capitol Records 15037 US 1948 Sell This Version
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57-623 You Can't Expect Kisses From Me / Until I Hold You Again — Les Paul Les Paul You Can't Expect Kisses From Me / Until I Hold You Again Capitol Records 57-623 US 1949 Sell This Version
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CL 13102 The Man On The Flying Trapeze / Lover — Les Paul Les Paul The Man On The Flying Trapeze / Lover(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records CL 13102 UK 1949 Sell This Version
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CL.13162 Brazil / Caravan — Les Paul Les Paul Brazil / Caravan(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records CL.13162 UK 1949 Sell This Version
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1192 Goofus / Sugar Sweet — Les Paul Les Paul Goofus / Sugar Sweet (Single) Capitol Records 1192 US 1950 Sell This Version
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1014 Nola / Jealous — Les Paul Les Paul Nola / Jealous Capitol Records 1014 US 1950 Sell This Version
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F1316 Tennessee Waltz / Little Rock Getaway — Les Paul Les Paul Tennessee Waltz / Little Rock Getaway (Single) Capitol Records F1316 US 1950 Sell This Version
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F15583 Les Paul Hip-Billy Boogie/By The Light Of The Silvery Moon(7", Mono) Capitol Records F15583 US 1950 Sell This Version