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That Bo Diddley Beat


Bo Diddley in 2006 (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen)

Today is the birth date of Bo Diddley, born on this day in 1928. A musician with his own beat! Today, let’s examine Bo’s influence on rock 'n' roll. Share a song with the "Bo Diddley beat" and we’ll spin a set after 9 a.m.
Here's what we played:
The Animals "The Story of Bo Diddley"
The Strangeloves "I Want Candy"
The Pretenders "Cuban Slide"
Bo Diddley "Bo Diddley"