Our Rockabilly Friends at WGN Radio Chicago, AM 720
STEVE KING & JOHNNIE PUTMAN
The Steve and Johnnie show is heard
from 11:15pm to 5:00am.
Sunday nights (Monday mornings) from 2 to 5am and Monday thru Thursday
Johnnie Putman and Steve King with good friend Les Paul while in the WGN studio!
(Did you know that Les Paul worked at WGN in 1939?)
This rare guitar was a present to Steve from, legendary guitar wizard,
Les Paul. It is one of the first guitars Les learned to play on. Les said his
mother bought it through the Sears catalog in the 1920's. The price she paid,
at the time, was $3.25. The guitar is pictured in it's original case.
The inscription on the guitar reads "To Steve -- One of my first
guitars -- almost. (signed) Rubarb Red a/k/a Les Paul"
A BRIEF BIO ON LES PAUL
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