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New Les Paul exhibit in Waukesha

There's a new Mecca for guitar players in Wisconsin. An exhibit in honor of the Wizard of Waukesha, Les Paul, opened Sunday on what would have been his 98th birthday.

Les Paul was one of the most curious people to ever occupy the planet, and that curiosity led him to create the first solid body electric guitar, and to develop multi-track recording. The exhibit features rare guitars and artifacts that belonged to Les Paul, and tells the story of his amazing life.

The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am-4pm, with admission $7 for adults.

Find out more about the exhibit here.

Oh..did I mention he was a hell of a guitar player? And he had a great sense of humor too. Here he is collaborating with Nigel Tufnel of Spinal Tap!



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