What did Bo Diddley mean to rock 'n' roll?


CBC News
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Rock 'n' roll pioneer Bo Diddley, best known for hits like Who Do You Love and I'm a Man, has died at his home in north Florida. A pioneer of the electric guitar, Diddley was inducted into Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 and was honoured with a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement about a decade later.
What did Bo Diddley mean to rock 'n' roll?


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gopher
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A true giant of Rock + Roll. His contribution to this great art form is incalculable.

 
missile
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If he had been treated fairly by record companies,promotors, and publishers....he wouldn't have been forced to perform until his death. All his talent with so little remuneration!
 
Risus
#4
Bo Diddley was the father of rock n' roll. He will be missed.

Bo, rest in peace!
 

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