WorldCat Identities

Paul, Les

Overview
Works: 512 works in 924 publications in 2 languages and 9,963 library holdings
Genres: Methods (Music)  Popular music  Biography  Jazz  Biographical television programs  Documentary television programs  History  Music  Art music  Live sound recordings 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Conductor, Composer, Singer, Arranger, Other, Interviewee, Lyricist
Classifications: MT580, 787.8719
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Les Paul
Les Paul : chasing sound!( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This documentary features Les Paul. Guitar wizard, inventor, architect of rock n roll, the legendary Les Paul tells his own rags-to-riches story in this feature-length documentary. From his hometown in Waukesha to Chicago, Nashville, Hollywood and the National Inventors Hall of Fame, follow the life and times of this superstar. Featuring a wall-to-wall soundtrack of greatest hits, American Masters - Les Paul: Chasing Sound! also includes interviews with B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Tony Bennett, Jeff Beck, Merle Haggard, Steve Miller and many more."--Distributor's abstract
The war : a Ken Burns film : the soundtrack( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The soundtrack to Ken Burns' World War II television documentary "The War," featuring seventeen tracks, including "American Anthem," "In the Nick of Time," and "Solitude."
Rock 'n' roll party : honoring Les Paul by Jeff Beck( Recording )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 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 )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 315 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 )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to the father of the electric guitar, Les Paul, the man who changed the music
The complete guitarist by Richard Chapman( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 290 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
Silver linings playbook : original motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 244 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
Chester & Lester by Chet Atkins( Recording )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary country musician Chet Atkins and vocal pop veteran Les Paul collaborated on this special 14-track recording
We'll meet again : [the love songs of World War II]( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of the Capitol masters 90th birthday edition by Les Paul( Recording )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and German and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sentimental favorites( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 167 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
Les Paul by Les Paul( Recording )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1953( Recording )

2 editions published in 1989 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 152 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

Carol : original motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sentimental journey. pop vocal classics( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gibson Les Paul : the illustrated story of the guitar that changed rock by Dave Hunter( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Gibson Les Paul is possibly the electric guitar most associated with rock 'n' roll. The result of a collaboration between Gibson's Ted McCarty and jazz guitarist Les Paul in response to the success of Fender's Telecaster, the Les Paul has gone on to become a prized instrument played by most of the greatest guitarists in rock history. This massive illustrated history of the guitar examines its prehistory and origins as well as its evolution in the 60-plus years since its 1952 introduction. In addition to the Standards and Customs guitarists admire so much, author Dave Hunter also gives ample coverage to variations like Les Paul Juniors, Melody Makers, and SGs. And to bring the music to life, there are profiles of players well known for using Les Pauls and their offspring through the years, including Hubert Sumlin, Carl Perkins, Eric Clapton, Mike Bloomfield, Peter Green, Paul Kossoff, Jimmy Page, Neil Young, Peter Frampton, Keith Richards, Bill F Gibbons, Bob Marley, Mick Ronson, Steve Jones, Johnny Thunders, Angus Young, and more. Illustrated throughout with studio photography of the guitars, candid and performance photography of the artists, and relevant memorabilia, this book is prefect for music lovers and guitar enthusiasts."--
The best of the Capitol masters selections from "The Legend and the legacy" box set by Les Paul( Recording )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Paul : in his own words by Les Paul( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The guitarist and inventor describes his music career, his relationship with his wife Mary Ford, and the inspirations for the inventions that changed the music industry
 
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The Gibson Les Paul book
Alternative Names

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Les Paul & Friends

Les Paul Amerikaans gitarist (1915-2009)

Les Paul amerykański gitarzysta jazzowy, wynalazca-konstruktor

Les Paul chitarrista e inventore statunitense

Les Paul guitariste et inventeur américain

Les Paul guitarrista de jazz estadounidense

Les Paul US-amerikanischer Gitarrist

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Лес Пол

Лес Пол американський гітарист, новатор в області звукозапису і один із творців електрогітари

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Languages
English (93)

German (1)

Covers
The complete guitaristThe early years of the Les Paul legacy, 1915-1963The Les Paul guitar book : a complete history of Gibson Les Paul guitarsThe modern era of the Les Paul legacy, 1968-2009Les Paul : in his own wordsThe Les Paul legacyLes Paul : genius behind the electric guitar