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Coming up next on icon: Musicupdated: Thu Aug 12 2010 07:59:00

In August, icon is all about music. Presenter Monita Rajpal travels to the Swiss resort of Montreaux which has, for more than four decades, been home to the annual jazz festival.

Guitar, studio wizard Les Paul dies at 94updated: Fri Aug 14 2009 08:37:00

Les Paul, whose innovations with the electric guitar and studio technology made him one of the most important figures in recorded music, has died, according to a statement from his publicists. Paul was 94.

Original guitar heroupdated: Fri Aug 14 2009 08:37:00

Les Paul's innovations of the electric guitar and studio technology made him beloved among musicians.

SI.com: Mark Beech: Thirteenth in points, Kyle Busch may be in driver's seatupdated: Thu Aug 13 2009 18:12:00

The fine folks at my favorite NASCAR blog, All Left Turns have a very interesting probability table that analyzes the Chase-qualifying chances of several drivers. I'm not too sure about the methodology, but the table does confirm what most of us already know: Kyle Busch is just about the only driver outside of the top 12 with a decent chance (43 percent to be exact) of making the Cup series' postseason.

FSB: Guitars for rock godsupdated: Fri May 22 2009 06:08:00

In Jimmy Brown's business, he never knows who - or what - is going to walk through the door. He fondly remembers many of the instruments that have found their way to his Louisville store, Guitar Emporium, over the years: a 1929 acoustic Martin 00-45, a 1954 sunburst Fender Stratocaster with a rare form-fitting case, a 1958 Gibson ES-355 with an original stop tailpiece and a 1959 Cherry Sunburst Gibson Les Paul, to name just a few.

Review: 'Guitar Hero III' rocks with more of the sameupdated: Fri Nov 30 2007 10:10:00

The good -- and bad -- news for "Guitar Hero" fans is that in the latest game in the franchise, RedOctane didn't mess much with the formula that placed its predecessors among the hottest game sensations of our time.

GameTap Guide: The top five 'T' games of 2007updated: Wed Nov 28 2007 18:22:00

Once your kids reach the age of "cool," they're going to want to play Teen games. You'll find a little more violence, crude humor, and/or slightly more suggestive themes than there are in E games.

SI.com: Thrown for a curveupdated: Mon May 07 2007 13:15:00

CHICAGO -- It came up in a roundabout way, this curious revelation from Cubs left-hander Rich Hill. He was sitting in the home dugout at Wrigley Field on Sunday, discussing what's typically in his headphones before a start -- either U2, Audioslave or the Red Hot Chili Peppers. The conversation then turned to his guitar-playing hobby, or current lack thereof, seeing that the Gibson Les Paul he bought mostly collects dust in his Chicago apartment. Asked if he plays the instrument lefty or righty, he said righty -- at which point he felt it relevant to note that he was not, originally, a lefty.

Business 2.0: Pickin' and winnin'updated: Mon Jul 03 2006 07:08:00

When Aaron Madsen isn't installing garage door openers or recording aspiring musicians in his home studio, he can often be found poking around in pawnshops, looking for guitars.

Business 2.0: The Collectible That Rocks While your 401(k) gently weeps, vintage guitars are shakin'.updated: Tue Apr 01 2003 00:01:00

Just imagine that in 1998 you ignored your stockbroker's recommendation to buy Level3, Inktomi, and Theglobe.com. Instead you blew $50,000 in hard-earned cash on a 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard ele...

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