Tag: Les Paul

Arkansas Literary Festival: Ian S. Port

Rock and Roll Electrifies an Instant Classic, The Birth of Loud


The Birth of Loud is an unforgettable journey through the golden age of rock and roll, peopled with working class heroes, rebels, and eccentrics. Author Ian S. Port explores the parallel lives of guitarist Les Paul and music engineer Leo Fender to trace the process of the invention of the “loud” electric guitar.

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