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Les Paul Centenary Marked With Scholarship Fund

The late musician, who died in 2009, would have turned 100 on Tuesday (09Jun15), and to mark the centenary, bosses at instrument manufacturer Gibson set up a $100,000 (£62,500) fund at Belmont University...

Les Paul Estate Auction Raises $5 Million On Guitar Great's Birthday Weekend

An auction staged to mark what would have been late guitar great Les Paul's 97th birthday has raised almost $5 million (£3.1 million).The two-day Julien’s Auctions Les Paul estate sale in Beverly Hills featured items...

Les Paul Equipment To Be Sold Off At Auction

Instruments and equipment from the estate of late guitar great Les Paul are to be sold off at auction in June (12).Highlights of the Julien's Auctions event include a 1968 Prototype Gibson Les Paul Custom...

Slash Recording Second Solo Album

Slash will start recording his second solo album this weekend. The legendary ex-Guns N' Roses guitarist has 17 songs ready to take to the studio and already has blisters on his fingers from all the...

Les Paul Honoured With New Monument

The legendary Les Paul was posthumously honoured yesterday (10/9/2011) at his Prairie Home gravesite in Waukesha, south east Wisconsin, just over two years after he sadly passed away at the age of 94. The public...

Les Paul To Be Honoured With A Monument

Late music legend Les Paul is to be honoured with a new monument at the site of his final resting place in Wisconsin.The Les Paul Estate commissioned stonemasons at Rock of Ages to build a...

Ed Westwick Is Too Busy For Romance

Ed Westwick says his busy career stops him from finding love.The 'Gossip Girl' star - who has previously dated his co-stars Jessica Szohr and Leighton Meester - insists he is happy to not be in...

Best Guitarist Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix has been named the greatest electric guitarist of all time.The 'All Along The Watchtower' star topped a list compiled by Time magazine, beating renowned musicians including Slash, BB King, Keith Richards of the...

May Snubbed By Paul

QUEEN rocker BRIAN MAY had mixed emotions after hearing about the death of LES PAUL - because he failed to impress the guitar great when they met.May went online after news of Paul's passing broke...

Slash Pays Tribute To Les Paul

Rocker SLASH has paid tribute to late guitar great LES PAUL, dubbing him a "friend and mentor".Musician-turned-guitar innovator Paul lost a battle with pneumonia on Thursday (13Aug09) at the age of 94. During his lifetime,...

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