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RIP Bo Diddley

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by pressmurphy, Jun 2, 2008.

  1. pressmurphy

    pressmurphy Member

    http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5iBZ-NbmeMiN8RESlwc0CQDP5ntcAD9121NUO0
     
  2. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

  3. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    Damn. Bo knew his music. RIP Bo.
     
  4. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    That sucks. I was wondering how he was doing when I saw him in "Purple Rain" a couple weeks ago. RIP.
     
  5. terrier

    terrier Well-Known Member

    Moment of silence. A gunslinger to the end.
    If anybody here's attending his wake, make sure you wear a cobra snake for a necktie.
     
  6. Jesus_Muscatel

    Jesus_Muscatel Active Member

    He also delivered one of the more memorable lines in "Trading Places," when a ruined, disheveled Louis Winthorp (Dan Aykroyd) was pawning his watch:

    "In Philadelphia, it's worth 50 bucks."

    RIP Bo.
     
  7. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    That sucks... One of the stars of one of the best shoe commercials of all-time.

    Not that that's what he'll be remembered for...

    RIP
     
  8. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    Really good Rolling Stone story on Bo from a couple of years back:

    http://www.rollingstone.com/artists/bodiddley/articles/story/7539597/the_indestructible_beat_of_bo_diddley

    "Who Do You Love" had one of my all-time fave lyrics:

    "The night were dark and the sky were blue, down the alleyway an ice wagon flew
    Hit a bump and somebody screamed, you should've heard just what I'd seen"

    RIP to one of the real giants.
     
  9. lono

    lono Active Member

    RIP, Bo ... shave and a haircut, two bits.
     
  10. Jeremy Goodwin

    Jeremy Goodwin Active Member

    Here is a good series of audio interviewers with Bo

    http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/arts/20030216_DIDDLEY/index.html
     
  11. spaceman

    spaceman Active Member

    Bo Diddley, Bo Diddley, have you heard?
     
  12. mpcincal

    mpcincal Well-Known Member

    Well, Trading Places and the Bo Knows commercial have been mentioned, but I have to refer to the George Thorogood "Bad to the Bone" video, which is where I was first introduced to him. See, MTV was good for something. RIP.
     
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