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Happy Birthday Les Paul!

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2007 file photo, Guitar legend Les Paul performs at the Iridium Jazz Club in New York. Paul, 94, the guitarist and inventor who changed the course of music with the electric guitar and multitrack recording and had a string of hits, died, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009 in White Plains, N.Y.,  according to Gibson Guitar. (AP Photo/ Colin Archer, file)

Les Paul (photo swiped from Google search)

Happy Birthday to the late Les Paul — he would have been 100 today!

I’m very fortunate to have caught one of his performances before his death at the age of 94.

Here he is performing one of my favorite guitar songs, “Sleepwalk” (on his 90th birthday!)

And in his younger years, with wife Mary Ford

And some more amazing-ness!

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