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That Les Paul Sound.

“‘For 10 years, I was a laugh,’ he told CNN in an interview. ‘[But I] kept pounding at them and pounding at them saying hey, here’s where it’s at. Here’s where tomorrow, this is it. You can drown out anybody with it. And you can make all these different sounds that you can’t do with a regular guitar.’Lester William Polfuss, a.k.a. Les Paul, 1915-2009. “In 1948, after being involved in a severe car accident, he asked the doctor to set his arm permanently in a guitar-playing position.

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