RIP Les Paul

  1. #1
    DisposablHero's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 2009
    From
    Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Posts
    198

    RIP Les Paul

    Just an FYI for all you music lovers out there. The legendary inventor Les Paul died today, August 13th 2009 at the age of 94. It's amazing that one man could have such an impact on the way music is today but he did. Rest well...

  2. #2
    suspect86's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 2007
    From
    killinois
    Posts
    510

    Re: RIP Les Paul

    indeed.

  3. #3
    Nickpocalypse's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 2009
    From
    Tsawwassen
    Posts
    242

    Re: RIP Les Paul

    R.I.P. Les Paul
    1915 - 2009

    DisposableHero, do you have an LP?

  4. #4

    Re: RIP Les Paul

    I will never forget a Les Paul Tribute video that came out around 1984. Les was playing with some contemporary artists at the time, and he and Eddie Van Halen were sitting on stools trading licks. During the session, Eddie sat there in awe, the look on his face was ""WOW".

    When you realize how he played with limited effects and processing, you know the man was a true virtuoso. He would drop 3 and 4 note pull offs like he was playing a single note.

    (Oh yeah, and he pioneered multi-track recording). We have certainly lost a true legend.

  5. #5
    RBF's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 2005
    From
    Same planet as you, in a country that is below sea-level... the Nether-realm.. Oh wait.. Netherlands
    Posts
    2,173

    Re: RIP Les Paul

    I only know him from the " les paul" guitar model... but that's enough to say hey... man... rest in peace!!!

  6. #6
    DisposablHero's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 2009
    From
    Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Posts
    198

    Re: RIP Les Paul

    Naw Nick all I have is an ESP. Just haven't even had the time to learn how to play the thing yet. But once I do learn I'm definitely going to get me an LP, they are very sweet guitars.

  7. #7
    DeepCFett's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 2009
    From
    M/V Wahoo somewhere in the GOM
    Posts
    125

    Re: RIP Les Paul

    The first guitar i ever had was a Les Paul, an amazing gold top. With out him music would be very differnt today, muliti-track recording changed alot!
    RIP Les.

Similar Threads

  1. Paul from Shrewsbury, UK?
    By superjedi in forum The Sarlacc Pit
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: Sep 19, 2008, 5:20 PM
  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •