Bo, we hardly knew ye

I got so busy settling back in yesterday I forgot to pay tribute to Bo Diddley, who died yesterday at his home in Florida at the age of 79. Bo Diddley will forever be remembered for inventing the bomp bomp bomp a-womp-bomp rhythm that George Thorogood popularized with his cover of Who Do You Love. Bo is in a very select pantheon of musicians who can claim to have invented a beat. Enjoy that rhythm (plus some slick dance moves) here. Oh, and he also invented the square guitar.

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