1. Les Paul
From some of the great musical pioneers, to modern day innovators, here are 10 musicians who have tapped technology to make better music.
Where would we be without Les Paul? The man not only invented the solid body electric guitar, but the first eight-track multitrack recorder, both items that changed music forever in an un-hyperbolic way.
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Erin Carson is a Staff Reporter for CNET and a former Multimedia Editor for TechRepublic.