NEW YORK (AP) — The 100th anniversary of the birth of Les Paul is getting nationwide recognition. June 9 will be “Les Paul Day” in the cities of New York, Nashville and Waukesha (WAH’-keh-shah), Wisconsin, where Paul was born. The state of Wisconsin will declare “Les Paul Day” as well. The free mobile touring exhibit known as Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience will make its first stop in New York that day. Steve Miller, Joe Satriani, Neal Schon of Journey, Warren Haynes of Gov’t Mule, Steve Vai (VY) and the Les Paul Trio are among those who will perform at a Paul tribute concert in New York that night. A greatest-hits CD and reissues of four of Paul’s albums will hit stores on June 9 as well. Paul die in August of 2009.