In training for years, with sore, throbbing fingers,
To conjure up songs for the soul.
His body is solid and ripe for the taking,
It strikes a chord at the heart of his goal.
Les Paul, American Guitarist and Luthier, who pioneered the solid body guitar, was born today in 1915.
Cole Porter, American composer and songwriter, was born on this day in 1891.
George Stephenson, English civil engineer and railroad pioneer, was born on this day in 1781.