Les Paul (He of the Guitar and Multi-Track Recording) Once Ran a Pirate Radio Station

Les Paul is known for (a) the Gibson guitar that bears his name; and (b) this pioneering work in developing multi-track (or as he called it, “sound-on-sound”) recording. But until I found this article at Flypaper, I had no idea that he was also a pirate radio broadcaster.


Booger Brothers Broadcasting? Yep. Have a listen.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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