Ian S. Port
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Ian S. Port

Ian S. Port is an award-winning writer and music critic whose work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Village Voice, The Threepenny Review, and The Believer, among others. He is also the former music editor of the San Francisco Weekly. A California native and lifelong guitar player, he now lives in New York with his wife, Lindsay.

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    • The Birth of Loud

    • Leo Fender, Les Paul, and the Guitar-Pioneering Rivalry That Shaped Rock 'n' Roll
    • By: Ian S. Port
    • Narrated by: Pete Simonelli
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
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    A riveting saga in the history of rock ‘n’ roll: the decades-long rivalry between the two men who innovated the electric guitar’s amplified sound - Leo Fender and Les Paul - and their intense competition to convince rock stars like the Beatles to play the instruments they built....

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    • Leo Fender, Les Paul, and the Guitar-Pioneering Rivalry That Shaped Rock 'n' Roll
    • By: Ian S. Port
    • Narrated by: Pete Simonelli
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Release date: 01-15-19
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