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LesPaul (born Lester William Polsfuss on June 9, 1915) is an American guitar player and inventor. Music as we know it would literally not be possible without the recording processes he pioneered and the solid-body electric guitar which "made the sound of rock and roll possible." His virtuosic playing, and the mythical Gibson electric guitar that bears his name, inspired the legends of the rock & roll revolution. His many recording innovations include overdubbing, delay effects such as "sound on sound" and tape delay, phasing effects and multitrack recording.

 
After dozens of hit albums, musical milestones, four children and a divorce in 1963 from Ford, Paul went into semi-retirement in 1964 but returned to the scene several times in later years for recordings with Chet Atkins in 1976 and the Guitar Monsters in 1978, followed by regular trio performances in New York City from 1984 to 1996. He has been honored with a number of awards for his achievements including his 1978 induction, with Ford, into the Grammy Hall of Fame, induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988, and induction into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2005. He was also awarded the John Smithson Bicentennial Medal from the Smithsonian Institution in 1996. As of this writing (Dec 2005), Paul lives in New Jersey and released an album in the fall of this year, at the age of 90.

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Les Paul and Mary... Les Paul and Mary Ford - Brazil
Brazil
1948
Les Paul Les Paul - New Sound
New Sound
1951
Les Paul & Mary Ford Les Paul & Mary Ford - New Sound, Vol. 2
New Sound, Vol. 2
1951
Les Paul & Mary Ford Les Paul & Mary Ford - The Hit Makers
The Hit Makers
1953
Les Paul & Mary Ford Les Paul & Mary Ford - Les And Mary
Les And Mary
1955
Les Paul/Mary Ford Les Paul/Mary Ford - Time To Dream
Time To Dream
1957
Les Paul and Mary... Les Paul and Mary Ford - Lovers` Luau
Lovers' Luau
1959
Les Paul and Mary... Les Paul and Mary Ford - Bouquet Of Roses
Bouquet Of Roses
1962


Les Paul and Mary... Les Paul and Mary Ford - Warm And Wonderful
Warm And Wonderful
1962
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The Guitar Artistry ...
1971
Les Paul & Mary Ford Les Paul & Mary Ford - A Touch Of Class
A Touch Of Class
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Complete Trios -...
Les Paul Les Paul - Complete Trios - Disc 2
Complete Trios -...
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Les Paul Trio
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