15 de ago de 2009

RIP Les Paul

Les Paul, guitarrista e criador da famosa guitarra que leva seu nome morreu dia 13/08/09 aos 94 anos de pneumonia. Les Paul deixa o cenário rock`n roll de luto, e muitos artistas enviam pela imprensa declarações de amor e gratidão ao criador do instrumento que representa uma revolução.
Ace Frehley (KISS): "The music industry has lost a giant! I'm very saddened by the news of Les Paul's passing. I was lucky enough to have known Les as a friend, and admired him as a musician and innovator. He forever changed the way we listen to music."

Slash (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER): "Les Paul was a shining example of how full one's life can be. He was so vibrant and full of positive energy. I'm honored and humbled to have known and played with him over the years. He was an exceptionally brilliant man."

Tom Morello (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE): "RIP, Les Paul — thank you for the instruments that changed the course of music. If you have ever 'rocked' or 'been rocked,' you can thank Les Paul."

Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW): "RIP, Les Paul. Got to meet you and see you jam with Slash and Mike Monroe. No one could have ever rocked without Les Paul, or a Les Paul."

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