WorldCat Identities

Paul, Les

Overview
Works: 890 works in 1,307 publications in 2 languages and 9,873 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Blues (Music)  Popular music  Rock music  Guitar music (Country)  Country music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Methods  Self-instruction 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Conductor, Composer, Singer, Arranger, Other, Interviewee, Lyricist, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: MT580, 787.8719
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Les Paul Publications about Les Paul
Publications by  Les Paul Publications by Les Paul
posthumous Publications by Les Paul, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Les Paul
Les Paul chasing sound! ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guitar wizard, inventor, Les Paul tell his own rags-to-riches story. Includes interviews with B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Tony Bennett, Jeff Beck, Merle Haggard, Steve Miller and many more
Rock 'n' roll party honoring Les Paul by Jeff Beck ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jeff Beck, one of rock's most admired guitarists and two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, pays homage to musical pioneer and guitar icon Les Paul with an electrifying tribute concert from the Iridium Jazz Club in New York City
The Gibson Les Paul book by Tony Bacon ( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and French and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes a model identification chart, a chronology of models and methods for dating guitars
Les Paul & friends American made world played by Les Paul ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete guitarist by Richard Chapman ( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A handbook featuring over 100 different guitars, with instructions for learning the guitar based on four generic types: classical/flamenco, steel-strung acoustic, archtop, and solid-bodied electric guitars
The best of the Capitol masters 90th birthday edition by Les Paul ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chester & Lester by Chet Atkins ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legendary country musician Chet Atkins and vocal pop veteran Les Paul collaborated on this special 14-track recording
Silver linings playbook original motion picture soundtrack by Danny Elfman ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Original motion picture soundtrack from the movie starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. Assorted playlist by such acts as Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, Rare Earth, Frank Sinatra, Ben Harper and Johnny Mathis
Sentimental favorites ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adult pop--stylized vocal musings sophisticatedly flavored with jazz, classical, blues, county, and R & B--is the music that emerged at the end of WWII as the big bands faded away. Songs by Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peggy Lee, Kay Starr, Rosemary Clooney, and others
1953 ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1989 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sentimental journey. pop vocal classics ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Progressions 100 years of jazz guitar ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All-time greatest hits by Les Paul ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les Paul by Les Paul ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crazy rhythm by Les Paul ( )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les Paul live in New York by Les Paul ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This final performance tribute began on Les Paul's 90th birthday when luminaries from around the musical world gathered to celebrate at New York's historic Iridium Jazz Club. Les and his many friends jammed every Monday night for the next four years until his death in 2009. Great moments from these sessions are presented in this tribute to the man who created the solid-body electric guitar
Before the music dies ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Never has the grass-roots American music scene been more diverse, or the broadcast and sale of music controlled by so few corporations. Filmmakers Andrew Shapter and Joel Rasmussen traveled the country to find out why, in the midst of so rich a tradition, mainstream music seems so packaged and repetitive, and what the future of American music may be
The '50s ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fabulous Les Paul & Mary Ford by Les Paul ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Gibson Les Paul handbook : how to buy, maintain, set up, troubleshoot, and modify your Gibson and Epiphone Les Paul by Paul Balmer ( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes detailed instructions and ills. for many repairs such as replacing tuners, rewiring, and adjustments, with case studies of specific instruments. Also includes tips for buying and playing a Les Paul, and brief biographies of some well-known musicians who play a Les Paul
 
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Alternative Names
Les Paul & Friends
Lester Polsfuss
Polfus, Lester.
Polfus, Lester, 1915-2009
Polfus, Lester 1915-2009 Wirklicher Name
Polfus, Lester William.
Polfus Lester William 1915-2009
Polfuss, Lester, 1915-
Polfuss, Lester W. 1915-2009
Polfuss, Lester William 1915-2009
Pollfuss, Lester
Polsfuss, Lester William
Polsfuss, Lester William, 1915-2009
Languages
English (92)
French (1)
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