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Couldn't help but notice the way B.B King looked there, Football Fan was right, he doesnt look a day over 70. I might have to rethink my consideration for him this year.

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Les Paul is a guitar player *NOT* a guitar maker!!! Yes, Gibson makes guitars named after him. He doesn't build them though.

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Les Paul is a guitar player *NOT* a guitar maker!!! Yes, Gibson makes guitars named after him. He doesn't build them though.

Mr Paul designed the Les Paul model produced by Gibson, apparently well before Leo Fender started selling his first solid-bodied electric guitars. He also invented many other musical innovations such as the multi-track recorder.

 

He originally built this model of guitar himself, before Gibson manufactured it comercially. Therefore, Mr Paul is unarguably a guitar builder.

 

 

For a brief over-view of his illustrious career try

 

here

 

or

 

here

 

"When I introduce myself to people, they are always surprised to learn that I'm not a guitar and I'm not dead!". Les Paul.

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i thot he was already dead... ROCK ON LES! i own a les paul...its an epiphone though.

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Les Paul is appearing at Carnegie Hall, New York on Sunday 19 June 2005.

 

The concert is titled All For Paul: 90th Birthday Salute

 

Brian

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Maybe all the excitement of his 90th will kill him

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Maybe all the excitement of his 90th will kill him

I can say he seems to be somewhat in fair health. I bealive he even still does a performance here and there so i doubt his death will arrive anytime soon.'

 

Though in life they say never doubt.

 

Although i cant say i agree.

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I bealive

I'm ever so glad. I bealive too. :D

More's the point, so be Les Paul.

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I thought 'I BEALIVE' was a Frankie Laine hit, not Les Paul. And I don't think either Frankie or Les ever recorded 'I PUT A SPELL ON YOU'.

 

Brian

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On the day the great man turns ninety I can't help thinking his inclusion this year was a bad call. He's doing one of those 'wall to wall celebrity mates' albums, a celebration gig and lots of other things that suggest 90 is nothing much to him.

 

Then again, there's always the chance he'll die of boredom during Peter Frampton's turn at the celebration gig.

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I say as of right now and i'am just guessing that he

will have the least chance of dieing on the 2005 list.

 

But then again i predicted Sir John Mills as a man

to reach his 100th birthday.....

 

Such a bad call

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Just heard and old Les Paul and Mary Ford record on the radio, sounds positively bizarre by today's standards but his flashy fretwork still shines.

 

She'd be a mere 87........if she hadn't died in 1977.

 

Maybe guitar playing is the secret. Segovia - Spanish master of the instrument - was still gigging in his nineties.

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Maybe guitar playing is the secret. Segovia - Spanish master of the instrument - was still gigging in his nineties.

Ahhh but lets not forget that Segovia was DeathList's first ever success on the first list in 1987 :D

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Maybe guitar playing is the secret. Segovia - Spanish master of the instrument - was still gigging in his nineties.

 

Unlike several drummers we could mention!

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Les is still performing live at the Iridium club in New York, two sessions every Monday.

 

:o

Les Paul is in fact playing there every Monday. I saw him there in July, he is spry, smart ,quick, and not gonna buy the farm unless a bus hits him.

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Les Paul is just about to release his first rock album at the age of 90

 

He's looking good and I think he will enjoy the rest of 2005 without dying.

I agree. Despite his age, he is looking really well. B)

 

lespaul2by.jpg

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Les Paul is a guitar player *NOT* a guitar maker!!! Yes, Gibson makes guitars named after him. He doesn't build them though.

 

 

 

 

 

He used to build guitars but he's too old now he was 90 last Wednesday....staggman here'S interesting link for Les paul....

 

 

 

 

Les Paul Story

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I do apologise as Les Paul was 90 on June 9 of last year or is it he's 90 this year however it's June 9 which makes him a Gemini if you believe in that sort of thing......staggman

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Les Paul is just about to release his first rock album at the age of 90

 

He's looking good and I think he will enjoy the rest of 2005 without dying.

I agree. Despite his age, he is looking really well. <_<

 

lespaul2by.jpg

I love Man-u too awesome score Wednesday night 5-0 Yeah c'mon you reds.....

 

staggman

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I love Man-u too awesome score Wednesday night 5-0 Yeah c'mon you reds.....

 

staggman

You obviously don't live anywhere near Manchester then <_<

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