Bo Diddley was born on this day in 1928.
Famous for the 'Bo Diddley Beat' which combines the older 'Hambone' beat and the curiously named 'Shave & Hair Cut, Two Bits' rhythm.
The Bo Diddley Beat would appear in dozens of songs.
He was also known for his home-made rectangular guitars - he made a dozen or more before the Gretch Guitar company picked up the design and introduced a...
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