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As for his greatest claim to fame — the solid-body electric guitar — Paul takes it in stride.

“I just feel as though if I hadn’t done it, someone else would have,” he said. “It was meant to be. Why me, I’ll never know, but I’m very grateful it was me.”

via Story of his life: Time and again, American Music Masters honoree Les Paul saw a need and invented something to fill it – Music – Cleveland.com.

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