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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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
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 US 1948 Sell This Version
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. US 1948 Sell This Version
Les Paul - The Man On The Flying Trapeze album art Les Paul The Man On The Flying Trapeze Capitol Records US 1948 Sell This Version
15313 Les Paul - Caravan / The Swiss Woodpecker album art Les Paul Caravan / The Swiss Woodpecker(Shellac, 10") 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(Shellac, 10") Universal Recording Corp. U-122 US 1948 Sell This Version
U-122 Les Paul - Yearning / Cala-California album art Gene Austin With Les Paul Gene Austin With Les Paul - Yearning / Cala-California(Shellac, 10", Promo) Universal Recording Corp. U-122 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
Les Paul - Tennessee Waltz / Little Rock Getaway album art Les Paul Tennessee Waltz / Little Rock Getaway (Single) Capitol Records US 1950 Sell This Version
Les Paul - Goofus / Sugar Sweet album art Les Paul Goofus / Sugar Sweet (Single) Capitol Records US 1950 Sell This Version
Les Paul - Nola / Jealous album art Les Paul Nola / Jealous Capitol Records US 1950 Sell This Version
Les Paul - Brazil / What Is This Thing Called Love album art Les Paul Brazil / What Is This Thing Called Love (Single) Capitol Records US 1950 Sell This Version
CL 623 Les Paul - Until I Hold You Again / You Can't Expect Kisses From Me album art Les Paul Until I Hold You Again / You Can't Expect Kisses From Me(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records CL 623 Germany 1950 Sell This Version
Les Paul - Lover album art Les Paul Lover (Single) Capitol Records US 1948 Sell This Version
Les Paul - Jazz Me Blues / Just One More Chance album art 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 - I Wish I Had Never Seen Sunshine / Josephine album art Les Paul With Mary Ford Les Paul With Mary Ford - I Wish I Had Never Seen Sunshine / Josephine (Single) Capitol Records Canada 1951 Sell This Version
Les Paul - How High The Moon / Walkin' And Whistlin' Blues album art Les Paul How High The Moon / Walkin' And Whistlin' Blues (Single) Capitol Records US 1951 Sell This Version
Les Paul - The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise / Whispering album art Les Paul & Mary Ford / Les Paul Les Paul & Mary Ford / Les Paul - The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise / Whispering (Single) Capitol Records US 1951 Sell This Version
Les Paul - Mockin' Bird Hill / Chicken Reel album art Les Paul, Mary Ford Les Paul, Mary Ford - Mockin' Bird Hill / Chicken Reel (Single) Capitol Records Denmark 1951 Sell This Version
Les Paul - Jingle Bells / Silent Night album art Les Paul / Les Paul And Mary Ford Les Paul / Les Paul And Mary Ford - Jingle Bells / Silent Night Capitol Records US 1951 Sell This Version
C 80163 Les Paul Josephine / The Walkin' And Whistlin' Blues(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records C 80163 Netherlands 1951 Sell This Version
Les Paul - Bye Bye Blues / Mammy's Boogie album art 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
Les Paul - My Baby's Coming Home album art 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