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Old 08-13-09, 11:55 AM   #41
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Re: Les Paul Has Died at 94

Very sad news. He was very intelligent, honest and friendly man. We can at least give up him honour with playing our Les Pauls.

RIP Les. :-(
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Old 08-13-09, 11:57 AM   #42
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Damn....
RIP Les Paul
You had a great innings and changed the world for many artists in many ways..
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Old 08-13-09, 12:09 PM   #43
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I am truely speachless. This just made my heart sink.
He was an inventor, an originator and I have been yearning to go see him in New York for along time.

In college I did a history paper on his contributions to the recording industry and multi-track recording (Sound on Sound).

Without Lester William Polfuss, a.k.a Rhubarb Red, a.k.a. Les Paul, this music world would not be what it is today.

I am stunned, saddened, and ... speechless.
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Old 08-13-09, 12:09 PM   #44
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Old 08-13-09, 12:12 PM   #45
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Old 08-13-09, 12:18 PM   #46
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RIP. A true inovater.
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Old 08-13-09, 12:18 PM   #47
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RIP Les...

That was a life!
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Old 08-13-09, 12:20 PM   #48
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Rest in Peace Les. You will be missed.
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Old 08-13-09, 12:21 PM   #49
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Thanks Les!
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Old 08-13-09, 12:25 PM   #50
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Re: Les Paul Has Died at 94

Now here is a man, entertainer, etc., that SHOULD be celebrated.

My partner in crime at work and I have been talking about going into Manhattan (we both live on Long Island) to see him one Monday night for oh about the last 4 years. I guess we just took it for granted that Les would always be there. Truly a sad day. :(

RIP Les. Our prayers are with your family and friends.
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Old 08-13-09, 12:25 PM   #51
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RIP Les. Your name will be honored every time we pick up our axes.
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Old 08-13-09, 12:28 PM   #52
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Plus the man was just plain COOL!







He is the foundation of my Rock and Roll.
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Old 08-13-09, 12:29 PM   #53
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The U.P.S. man just drop off my 57R goldtop today .i'm freaking out.
God Bless you Mr.Les Paul and thanks for all you've done!!!!
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Old 08-13-09, 12:32 PM   #54
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A sad day indeed...
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Old 08-13-09, 12:35 PM   #55
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Great video at rollingstone.com

http://www.rollingstone.com/videos/player/24405815

From a few weeks ago.
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Old 08-13-09, 12:39 PM   #56
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Wow, an icon and innovator. Les, you will be greatly missed.
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Old 08-13-09, 12:43 PM   #57
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Rest in Peace, Les. Thank you for your contribution to music. You helped change the world.

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Old 08-13-09, 12:46 PM   #58
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Truly one of the great innovators. Thank you Les.
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Old 08-13-09, 12:47 PM   #59
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wow...! what a sad day!! i can truly say im heartbroken. RIP!
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Old 08-13-09, 12:49 PM   #60
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RIP and rock on in heaven

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Old 08-13-09, 12:51 PM   #61
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His contribution to the world of guitars is immesurable. Truly a sad day for all of us... Thank you and RIP!
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Old 08-13-09, 12:53 PM   #62
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I am truly sad for the loss of such a wonderful person and a true visionary My sympathy to his family. Thank you Lester for the endless contributions to music and entertainment.
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Old 08-13-09, 12:55 PM   #63
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Re: Les Paul Has Died at 94

A sad day. My heart is heavy and I had lump in my throat as I watched the vids.

Les RIP, you will be missed.
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Old 08-13-09, 12:56 PM   #64
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I'd always hoped to make it to NYC to see him play. I'll be wearing black for a while. What an inspiration in creativity both as a player and inventor.

The band in heaven just got a lot better!
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Old 08-13-09, 01:03 PM   #65
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I can't really add anything.

It's a sad day, indeed.
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RIP Les. Tonight, the Les Paul sings for you.
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Old 08-13-09, 01:06 PM   #67
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I'll be kicking myself for years for not checking him out at the Iridium in NYC, which I had planned to do so many times, but just never followed through.

Les, the vast impact that you made on modern music is beyond description. You will be missed... but definitely not forgotten.
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Old 08-13-09, 01:09 PM   #68
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This is truly a sad day for the music world and world as a whole. I was fortunate to have seen him play and meet him twice briefly . He was just as genuine and nice as anyone could be. His name and legacy lives on in all our hearts and minds.

RIP Les

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Old 08-13-09, 01:10 PM   #69
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I heard the sad news at the guitar shop just a while ago.

He was the main man, RIP Les.
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Old 08-13-09, 01:10 PM   #70
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RIP Les......you will be dearly missed!!
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Old 08-13-09, 01:12 PM   #72
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Thanks Les....we'll see ya' around.
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Old 08-13-09, 01:15 PM   #73
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RIP Les, Thanks for all your innovations, and inventions that changed the face of music forever.
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Old 08-13-09, 01:16 PM   #74
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R.I.P. Les.

Thank you so much for the joy and happiness that you have given to so many.
You truly made the world a better place through your efforts.
A life well lived!

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Sad day for us...the music industry is indebted to him.

He had a great run.

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He lived a long life and did what he loved till the end. Much admiration.
Rest in Peace and thank you for everything.
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Old 08-13-09, 01:22 PM   #77
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too stunned for words..you guys already said enough

how bout some music to CELEBRATE his life ?!!!!!

Les Paul and Jeff Beck...enjoy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrC_o...om=PL&index=29

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Old 08-13-09, 01:23 PM   #78
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I think we all feel the same way on this one. Humble guy, visionary, monster player, what can you say. I for one am going to let my neighbors know that i have a Les Paul tonight. Rock on Les !
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I feel lucky to have met him and seen him play.



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Old 08-13-09, 01:30 PM   #80
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"A long long time ago I can still remember how the music used to make me smile."

"I can't remember if I cried when I read about his widowed bride. Something touched me deep inside the day the music died."

Goodnight sweet prince parting is such sweet sorrow. We love you Les.
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