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Les Paul Joins Celebrity Death Watch

6627309LES Paul dies and the Celebrity Death Watch business thrives. Anorak’s Man in LA looks at the man who made so much possible:

Les was the innovator, and a part if the New York City music scene over the years. He pioneered multitrack recording; he invented the solid body guitar; when he shattered his right arm in a car crash, rendering it immobile, he had it set at an angle so he could play continue to guitar; they named the Les Paul after him!

But it’s thirty-third week of 2009 and Les Paul’s is the thirty-eighth celebrity death we’ve highlighted since January 3rd.

Get a load of this list of the people whose passings we’ve mentioned in 2009– so far:

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Posted: 14th, August 2009 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0