Monday, June 02, 2008

R.I.P. Bo Diddley, 1928-2008

"Bo Diddley, a singer and guitarist who invented his own name, his own guitars, his own beat and, with a handful of other musical pioneers, rock ā€™nā€™ roll itself, died Monday at his home in Archer, Fla. He was 79.The cause was heart failure, a spokeswoman, Susan Clary, said."



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At 2:51 PM, Blogger ZM said...

sad, sad news.
this guy-->
http://www.joedevivre.com/music.html
has been posting lots of out of print bo diddley albums in memory (including one pyched-out seventies one with three CCR covers haha)
listened to his version of merle travis' "sixteen tons" off "bo diddley is a gunslinger" myself.
rip

-zak

 

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