Thursday, June 09, 2011 Happy Birthday Les Paul, the Revolutionary

Today is the birthday of Lester William Polsfuss or better known as Les Paul. A musician and a revolutionary that with his work, able to make a huge impact for the music world today. Aside from being a guitarist, song writer, the greatest masterpiece Les Paul is his passion in strumming a guitar so it can create a new standard of guitar and guitar playing techniques that continue to be used and will continue to grow.

Les Paul made a lot of innovation and of course that most feel is innovative in developing the electric guitar with a solid-body that allows music Rock and Roll be allowed to play. Les Paul also developed several recording techniques such as overdubbing, delay effects, phasing effects and multitrack recording. In addition, the Les Paul guitar playing techniques such as licks, trills, chording sequences, fretting techniques and timing, a role model many guitarists.

Together guitar Fender Stratocaster and Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul guitar is able to be one of the most famous guitars in the world. Many great guitarists of the world uses Gibson Les Paul guitar. From start to Slash to Jimmy Page, from Billie Joe Armstrong to Gary Moore.

Les Paul was born this date, June 9, 1996 years ago and died on August 12, 2009 due to complications from the illness he suffered pneumonia. To welcome the Les Paul's birthday, even Google made a special doodle and please you open the pages Google to find out the surprise. Happy Birthday Les Paul, There Will Be No Rock and Roll without you.