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Gibson Modern Collection Les Paul Special Tribute & Original Collection '70s Explorer and Flying V Demos | NAMM 2020

January 17, 2020
Classics revisited: Les Paul Specials with humbuckers or P-90s for under $1,000, and reissue Vs and Explorers in an era-correct white finish.
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Staff Picks: Remembering Les Paul

December 13, 2015
Leslie West joins PG staff in sharing our favorite memories of the guitar godfather.
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Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience

December 7, 2015
For his 100th birthday, a traveling tour brings the Thomas Edison of guitar to the people.
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Swervedriver: Shoegazers Ride Again

April 14, 2015
After 17 years of studio silence, Adam Franklin and Jim Hartridge bring back the noise.
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The Les Paul Foundation Announces the Official 100th Birthday of Les Paul

March 25, 2015
Legendary musicians Steve Miller, Journey’s Neal Schon, Count’s 77, Joe Satriani, Joan Jett, Johnny A, and others will join the Les Paul Trio.
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Auction to Feature Les Paul's Original "Black Beauty", Chet Atkins' "Dark Eyes" Gretsch, and More

January 8, 2015
Also included in the auction will be various pieces of gear from Les' home studio.
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Last Call: Play Les, Say More

December 15, 2014
What makes a perfect solo?
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Tom Doyle Completes Les Paul’s Final Project and Releases Doyle Coils Tru-Clones PAF Humbuckers

August 6, 2014
Les Pauls longtime guitar tech fulfills promise and delivers Les Paul’s ideal guitar sound in a new set of pickups.
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Slash: Hats Off

July 31, 2014
One of the most beloved (and humble) guitarists alive opens up about capturing the humanity in music without effects, improvising off of himself, and finding someone who would push him in the studio for the first time in years.
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No Rest for the Wylde

April 7, 2014
Black Label Society and their bearded leader unleash their first album in four years.
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Les Paul's Personal Instruments Go to Auction

Les Paul's Personal Instruments Go to Auction

March 26, 2012
Beverly Hills, CA (March 26, 2012) -- Julien''s Auctions, the world''s premier entertainment and celebrity estate auction house and the Les Paul Foundation have partnered for an auction of extraordinary
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NAMM '12 - Epiphone ES-339 Pro, Les Paul Ultra-III, Ace Frehley Les Paul, Prophecy Les Paul Custom

February 13, 2012
PG's Charles Saufley is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2012 NAMM Show where he visits the Epiphone booth. In this segment, we get to see and learn more about Epiphone's new products, including the ES-339 Pro, Les Paul Ultra-III, Ace Frehley Budokan Les Paul Custom, Prophecy Les Paul Custom EX, and Wilshire Phant-o-matic.
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The Legend of Slash’s Appetite for Destruction Les Paul

The Legend of Slash’s Appetite for Destruction Les Paul

September 21, 2010
Will we ever know who built the Les Paul Slash played on “Sweet Child O’ Mine”?
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GALLERY: A Year at the Iridium Without Les Paul

August 12, 2010
In year after Les Paul''s death, a diverse array of talented guitarists took the stage on Monday nights to fill in with the Les Paul Trio. Photographer Frank White shares his images of some of the performers.
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Transcending Boundaries: The Incomparable Les Paul and His Band

Transcending Boundaries: The Incomparable Les Paul and His Band

September 18, 2009
Les Paul''s Iridium band remembers their bandmate and friend
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