Friday, August 14, 2009
The Genius of Les Paul
This week marks the passing of yet another musical luminary. The man who literally made rock'n'roll possible, Les Paul, has died at the age of 94.
Les Paul not only perfected the solid body electric guitar that launched rock'n'roll, but he invented the multitrack recording process, an innovation that revolutionized the entire music industry.
What Alexander Graham Bell was to modern communications, Les Paul was to modern music. He was THAT important to recording. Basically every song we hear today was recorded using the process he invented. He quite literally changed the world.
Thank you, Les Paul.
Posted by CT Bob at 8/14/2009 06:58:00 AM