[lastfm]Paul McCartney[/lastfm], [lastfm]Slash[/lastfm], and [lastfm]Billy Gibbons[/lastfm] are among the artists that are included in a [lastfm]Les Paul[/lastfm] tribute show on the CNN International program Icon, set for 11:30 and 16:30 GMT on August 26.
During the show, there will be a visit to the Gibson Custom Shop where Les Paul’s signature guitar will be introduced, and the New York City’s Iridium Jazz Club where he played with the Les Paul trio until he was 93 years old.
The feature will also include exclusive interviews, including sit-downs with McCartney, Slash, Gibbons, as well as [lastfm]Al Di Meola[/lastfm]. Les Paul’s son Russ will also recall his father’s life.
Les Paul passed away on August 12, 2009 and he is remembered for his legacy as a guitar player and for his innovation of modern studio recording and the solid-body electric guitar.
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