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Re: les paul

>>> 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

Certainly a genious pionieer...

Was any of this, especially the Paulverizer available to public?