As you know, earlier today (Thursday the 13th of August, 2009) Mr. Les Paul passed away. He was the creator of the solid body electric guitar, no less, and Gibson even created a model which was named after him. It was the one that musicians like Jimmy Page and Pete Townshend popularized.
Mr. Les Paul was also responsible for developing the multitracking system which is so commonplace in music nowadays. Indeed, he was inducted into the National Inventors Hall Of Fame in 2005 as well as being an Honorary Member of the Audio Engineering Society. Continue reading