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Re: les paul

For anybody interested - I found an old post in the

Date: Sat, 22 Feb 1997 18:59:15 -0800
From: kflint@annihilist.com (Kim Flint)
To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
Subject: RE: "Jamman" up for a Grammy
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>> He also describes Les Paul's first home-brew
looping machine (late
>1940's) which was dubbed the "Les Paulverizer".
>Never heard of that before - did Chet tell you about
the "Les Paulverizer"?
>What kind of device was it? How did it work? I'd love
to include this info
>in our "History of Looping" webpage.

A bit of trivia: When I was at Gibson, we periodically
kicked around the
idea of a footpedal looper, and guess what the working
title usually was?
Why, Les Paulverizer, of course......

I'm sure Les wouldn't have minded a few extra royalty


--- "mr.monk" <monk@fuse.net> wrote:
> thanks for someone mentioning phil keaggy!  and to
> the best of my 
> knowledge Les primarily played with pre-recorded
> tapes.
> On Wednesday, April 30, 2003, at 02:20 PM, Squid
> Loop wrote:
> > Les Paul have some kind of device attached to
> > one of his guitars that multitracked short pieces
> > together? 

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