You may not recognize the name Lester William Polsfuss. If I told you his professional name as guitar maker and performer, Les Paul, then you'd realize who I meant. He also had the nickname the Wizard of Waukesha, after the town he came from in Wisconsin.
Les created the solid body electric guitar and also helped push multi track recording further along. To try and list all the guitarists through the years who have picked up a signature Gibson les Paul would be near impossible.
Yesterday marks 4 years since we lost Les. We should never forget what he did for Rock N' Roll though. Here is a look at some rock stars paying tribute to Les: