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Re: les paul

and don't forget, he also had a FIVE track tape deck in 1952, while a big
deal is made of Sgt Pepper being on FOUR track 15 years later (and it is a
big deal, don't get me wrong!!!) but LP is great

kick me if i don't go see him at IRIDIUM one of these monday nights...


At 10:34 AM 2/22/97 -0500, you wrote:
>>> He also describes Les Paul's first home-brew looping machine (late
>>1940's) which was dubbed the "Les Paulverizer".
>neato says:
>les paul had just about every recording related technique covered years
>before anyone! he built guitars with a mike for vocals sticking out of it,
>and a guitar which had the controls for operating some pre recorded tracks
>behind him...in addition, in the 40's he painstakingly recorded a loop of 
>friends footsteps and  used it as the rhythm for one of his overdubbed
>masterpieces...he sped guitar tracks up, he looped, he overdubbed...
>he did it all years before anyone

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