Happy Birthday, Les

Les Paul, the  father of the electric guitar would have celebrated his 101st bithday today, had he not died in 2009.

Read about him here.

Playing the Les Paul during a gig in 2014.

Playing the Les Paul during a gig in 2014.

I was the proud owner of a 1976, Les Paul Custom, shown in the photo.  As I have been downsizing this past year, and have no players in the family to pass it on to,  I recently sold it to a collector from Lexington, SC.

The Gibson Les Paul, in it’s various versions has been  an instrument of choice  for decades.

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About A Simple Village Undertaker

I am just a simple, village undertaker back living in Aiken, South Carolina, USA who likes to share the view out of my window.
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3 Responses to Happy Birthday, Les

  1. Meritings says:

    You lucky, lucky man! I would have been tempted to keep it just to dust it occasionally.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Little Voice says:

    Great guitar and a rockin’ guitarist.

    Liked by 1 person

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