Best non-'Bo Diddley' Use of the 'Bo Diddley' Beat?

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Best non-'Bo Diddley' Use of the 'Bo Diddley' Beat?

Postby Count Machuki » 29 Aug 2017, 14:59

this thread could go on FOREVER

a personal fave:



but, really, is it a Pretty Things song?
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Postby gash on ignore » 29 Aug 2017, 15:02



Deconstructed Diddleybeat
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Postby Diamond Dog » 29 Aug 2017, 15:07

In other words an extended look into *******’s head, and it seems to have some pretty good things in it (who among us is totally free of mental garbage?) It’s nice to see that he is confident enough so he can play some blues again,I’d like to hear more.

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Postby Darkness_Fish » 29 Aug 2017, 15:13

The Dancing Did's "A Fruit Picking Fantasy (The Day Bo Diddley Almost Came to Evesham)"

No video, sadly.
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Postby gash on ignore » 29 Aug 2017, 15:17

Define sadly :/
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Postby Darkness_Fish » 29 Aug 2017, 16:03

neville harp wrote:Define sadly :/

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Postby gash on ignore » 29 Aug 2017, 16:05

Oof!
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Postby gash on ignore » 29 Aug 2017, 16:06

Doctor Wu though.
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Postby Matt Wilson » 29 Aug 2017, 16:45

Count Machuki wrote:this thread could go on FOREVER

a personal fave:



but, really, is it a Pretty Things song?


Dunno, but it sure uses that Yardbirds raveup thing to good effect.

I'd go with The Pretenders' "Cuban Slide."

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Postby gash on ignore » 29 Aug 2017, 16:49

It takes a big man to cry, but it takes a bigger man to laugh at that man.

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Postby toomanyhatz » 29 Aug 2017, 16:55

The original, the classic, the first thought:

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Postby sloopjohnc » 29 Aug 2017, 17:07

Some others








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Postby Muskrat » 29 Aug 2017, 18:47

As close to a perfect record as I know:

Things that a fella can't forget...

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Postby Muskrat » 29 Aug 2017, 18:52

And of course this:



And ten years later:

Things that a fella can't forget...

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Postby sneelock » 29 Aug 2017, 18:58

honestly, the very first thing I thought of:
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Postby sneelock » 29 Aug 2017, 19:00

oh no, it's the double-post Jackalope!
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Postby Quaco » 29 Aug 2017, 19:39

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Re: Best non-'Bo Diddley' Use of the 'Bo Diddley' Beat?

Postby Tactful Cactus » 29 Aug 2017, 23:11

That JET song that was everywhere ten years ago. Is that Bo Diddley or just on the 1?

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Postby sloopjohnc » 29 Aug 2017, 23:30

Tactful Cactus wrote:That JET song that was everywhere ten years ago. Is that Bo Diddley or just on the 1?


I thought that a lift from Lust for Life. I didn't even think of Lust for Life as Bo Diddley lift.