This past Saturday, on what would have been Les Paul’s 97th birthday, nearly $5 million was raised at auction for the late guitar innovator’s charity foundation.
Two years ago today, rock and roll lost one of its greatest minds: Lester William Polsfuss, more commonly known as [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Les Paul[/lastfm]. The inventor of the solid-body electric guitar has a legacy that will […]
Les Paul, guitar god and major inventor, would have been 96 years old today. If it wasn’t for him, we would be humming show tunes instead of hearing some shredding guitar solos. This video features […]
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bob Dylan[/lastfm] received an honorary degree on this day in 1970 at Princeton. What degree did they give him?
The fun and rock ‘n roll finesse of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jeff Beck[/lastfm] is back in a new must-have release that is sure to engage and enlighten, as well as provide some much-needed escape. Beck brings the […]
Kevin Winter/Getty Images This week begins with a tribute to two guitar giants who have birthdays on this day, Jimmy Page and Les Paul.
Despite being best known for his work with [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Cream[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Yardbirds[/lastfm], it was an unlikely blues record that would first bring Eric Clapton’s guitar sound to the world in the 1960s.
Mick Taylor joined the Rolling Stones on this day in 1969. On what album did he first appear?
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