Google Doodle Greatest Hits

| Thu Jun. 9, 2011 8:10 PM EDT

The Twitter/blogosphere has been abuzz—kind of literally—for the past day or so, as hordes of wannabe shredders channel their inner George Harrison on Google's brilliant (and brilliantly attention-getting) Les Paul birthday doodle.

In honor of the late electric-guitar pioneer and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Paul—who would just be turning 96, had he not strummed his last chord in 2009—everyone with a couple of hours to kill (apparently everyone with a computer) has been swapping work for micro-recording sessions on the Google home page. Some of their tunes were reminiscent of virtuoso masterpieces; others were more, let's say, experimental.

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