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Google Guitar Honors The Late Les Paul

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by Radar Staff

You gotta check out Google today!

In honor of what would have been Les Paul‘s 96th birthday Wednesday, the web giant morphed their logo into a guitar — and it plays!

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Even better, you can record your riffs with a small feature at the bottom.

And for all you tech geeks out there, the web innovators even gave the recipe for the guitar in a blog: “If you’re curious, the doodle was made with a combination of JavaScript, HTML5 Canvas (used in modern browsers to draw the guitar strings), CSS, Flash (for sound) and tools like the Google Font API, goo.gl and App Engine.”

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Paul, a legend of associated with instrument’s ascension to a primary tool of rock n’ roll, died in August 2009.

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