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Les Paul was born Lester William Polsfuss on June 9th, 1915, and died Aug. 12, 2009. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee is known for innovative recording techniques including overdubbing, multitracking, and delay. He built the first eight-track multitrack recorder, and a a guitar known as "The Log". The Gibson Les Paul electric guitar is one of the most popular electric guitars in the world.
Several "Google Guitar" Facebook fan pages have been created, the most popular of which gained over 60 thousand likes within a matter of hours and after one day had reached over 100,000.
The doodle has been covered by various sites including The Huffington Post, PCWorld, Engadget, ABC News, and CNET.
Due to it's popularity, Google extended the guitar logo for another day on June 10th and gave the guitar a permanent home.
Users began recording videos of songs played with the guitar in their browser window, and uploaded them to YouTube. By June 10th there were over 3,000 results when searching for "google guitar" on YouTube.
 Facebook – Google Guitar
 Facebook – I played the Google Guitar on 09/06/11
 The Huffington Post – google guitar
 PCWorld – Les Paul Guitar Google Doodle Plays an Encore
 Engadget – Google doodle lets you play a recordable guitar ditty in honor of Les Paul
 ABC News – Guitar Chords: Google Logo is Guitar Tuner in Honor of Les Paul
 CNET – Google's Les Paul doodle rocks the Web
 Google – Google Les Paul
 YouTube – google guitar
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