|A LIVING LEGEND...|
This guitar was owned and played regularly by Lester William Polsfuss… known to most around the world as Les Paul, to his friends as “Red”. The inventor of the modern electric solid body guitar. This guitar was part of his personal collection... He liked and played it so much that posed with it for the cover of his Official Biography, “Les Paul – In His Own Words”.
|THIS GUITAR IS LITERALLY A PIECE OF LIVING HISTORY...|
basically invented this solid body electric guitar that
bears his name - and he not only revolutionized the sound of
the electric guitar, but also the technology behind modern
day sound recording. Les Paul pioneered innovative
techniques with sound-on-sound recording and commissioned
the first 8-track tape recorder, which would become the core
technology behind multi-track recording still used today.
The sale included property, equipment, memorabilia. and
instruments that span the entirety of Paul’s career from his
days as Rhubarb Red to his weekly Monday night concerts at
the Iridium Jazz Club in New York City.
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