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Hall of Fame recipient remembered for 'Bo Diddley beat'

...unknown garage bands, there was Bo Diddley - and the beat that bears his name. The inventor of the Bo Diddley beat - chunk-a-chunk-chuck...the blues and rock 'n' roll was Bo Diddley. "He's got songs that are just...
La Bete: the medium or the masses?

...say that every generation's popular culture is skewed and molded through some sort of response to its predecessor. Bo Diddley begat the Beatles begat Black Sabbath which spawned The Sex Pistols which spawned The Cars who led to Motley Crue who...
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Muddy Waters, George Thorogood and an iPhone ringtone

...natural-born lover's man. Pretty straight-forward, pretty compelling if done correctly. It was originally written by Bo Diddley, but Muddy is the one who made it really popular back in the '50s. It's all based around one riff, a classic rock...
Jazz & Classics turns 20

...played their first show together at Seattle's Bumbershoot festival in 2003. They were drafted at the last moment, when Bo Diddley canceled a show on short notice. "We just clicked," Bishop said. "We had a great time, and the audience was really...
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Hooker Jr. to perform four shows beginning tonight

...and modern funk-inspired tracks. During his career, Hooker has performed with ZZ Top, Jimmy Reed, B.B. King, Bo Diddley, Lenny Kravitz, Taj Mahal, Koko Taylor, Charlie Musslewhite and Etta James. Prior to his Alaska tour, he played...
Young blues guitarist David Jacobs-Strain wrestles with tradition

...tribute to author Edward Abbey's band of eco-warriors in "The Monkey Wrench Gang," is built on a slowed-down Bo Diddley beat, while "Say It to My Face" could be garage-rockers the Fleshtones in deep blues mode. Elsewhere, a jivey...
Juneau Empire Online Entertainment: Bruce Paulson Quartet performs 8/14/97

...Knot's Landing'' and National Geographic and Jacques Cousteau specials. He has backed up musicians ranging from Bo Diddley and the Temptations to Nancy Wilson and Mac Davis. He taught at the Berklee College of Music in Boston for seven years...
Two-legged dog becomes symbol of trapping flap

...him with artificial legs. Merle Jean Muller's dog, Bo Diddley, was luckier. The 52-year-old woman's area of Palmer in December. Muller got Bo Diddley out of the trap. She then took the trap, left the trapper...


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