PacMan notwithstanding, it might just be the greatest Google Doodle ever — the company’s logo on its home page in the form of a playable, recordable guitar, honoring the birthday of late musical pioneer Les Paul.

Time to fess up: How much time have you spent trying to plunk out a tune today?

There are already online lessons available for people wanting to get better.

But it’s not just a time-waster, it’s a viral hit. Here’s my favorite so far, a (dual browser!) rendition of “Wonderful Tonight.” With apologies to Eric Clapton.

Feel free to post a link to your own favorite — or your own audition — in the comments below.

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  • Peter

    I definitely spent about an hour playing it last night. Not too proud of my actions or of what I created however it is one of the better Google Doodles I have seen. R.I.P. Les Paul

  • MonkeyRankings

    I literally spent an hour today messing around with this…thanks Google:)

  • Ellen Mrja

    Awesome. Thanks

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