After Hours with Rick Kogan

“Les was a night owl”: Steve King and Johnnie Putman on the legacy of Les Paul and the intimacy of ‘Life After Dark’

March 7, 201636 min
Rick Kogan visits with WGN overnight legends Steve King and Johnnie Putman for a conversation on their book A Little More Les, which takes a look back on their long friendship with guitar innovator Les Paul. They talk about Paul’s legacy as the man who defined the sound of rock guitar, turning the next generation of guitarists on to his work and importance to sound recording, and the significance of incorporating music into their long-running radio show.  

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