Category Archives: Guitar Related

Backstage With Joel Paterson!

If you’ve been with us for a while, you know the name Joel Paterson.  A frequent guest on many of our shows, Joel is a Chicago based guitarist with seemingly endless drive that is fueled by his incredible talent  Most … Continue reading

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We’re Heading Back to Les Paul’s House of Sound

Just in case you haven’t checked our Events page in a while, we thought our friends in Milwaukee might like to know that we’re headed your way for a very special event and we’d love to see you. Saturday, 6/10/17 … Continue reading

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Chuck Berry: An Appreciation

Chuck Berry taught me how to play guitar! Oh, sure there was that first year of formal guitar lessons I had, taught by an accordion player who played a little guitar on the side.  But, after that first year, when … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Les Paul!

June 9th, 2016, would have been Les Paul’s 101st birthday! Click this link if you’d like to hear audio of some of our conversations with Les over the years. We’ll remember Les and take the celebration to the WGN Radio … Continue reading

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A “Memory Bank” Day

As we were talking with a friend during the late afternoon of one of those days that you want to push the slow motion button on, so it will last as long as possible, he said it was a day … Continue reading

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Howard Reich Writes About “A Little More Les”

We’re honored that Chicago Tribune Arts & Entertainment columnist Howard Reich not only read our book, “A Little More Les,” but also says some very nice things about it in Wednesday’s Tribune and online. Thanks, Howard!

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R.I.P. “Rusty”

As 2015 ended we received some sad news. Some called him Rusty.  Some called him Russ.  One of his Facebook pages listed him as Russ Les Paul Jr.  In announcing his passing, The Les Paul Foundation website lists his name … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Bob Young

We may have told you before that some posts are harder than others to write.  Well … this is one of those. As we started typing this into our desktop it was a half hour until Midnight.  We were still … Continue reading

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A Little More About “A Little More Les”

Back in May we teased you and told you we couldn’t say a whole lot more about it. Well, now we can. Our book about Les Paul, “A Little More Les,” is now in the hands of our publisher.  We … Continue reading

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A Christmas Present From Us To You!

Here is a little Christmas present from us to you. It’s an original song Steve just recorded at Jim Peterik‘s World Stage studio called “Christmas From The Roots Of Rock & Roll.”  This song has taken a long time to get from … Continue reading

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