Guitar Hero: Les Paul, 1915-2009

If you have ever started a garage band, took guitar lessons, or grew up on rock music – you owe a debt of gratitude to Les Paul.

Thanks, Les!

Guitar Hero: Les Paul, 1915-2009: “

The man who gave us the electric guitar was more than just an insatiably curious tinkerer: He was a virtuoso guitarist and at one time a bona fide pop star, and he helped shape the sound of rock ‘n’ roll. Fresh Air remembers him with an archived interview from 1992.

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