Articles tagged bo diddley

Rocking Chair Blues: Howlin’ Wolf - Goin’ Down Slow

"Goin' Down Slow" is a dramatic tour de force in three minutes and 18 seconds, standing as the most emotionally-shattering performance on Rocking Chair.

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Rocking Chair Blues: Howlin’ Wolf - “Shake for Me”

In this new Between the Grooves series, George de Stefano digs beneath the nondescript cover of Howlin' Wolf's "Rocking Chair" album -- an urtext for many rock and R&B artists who have been inspired by it or covered its songs -- to examine some of the greatest blues ever recorded.

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20 Questions: Nona Hendryx

In 1962, Nona Hendryx shared a bill with everyone from Bo Diddley to the Marvelettes. She took some time with PopMatters to talk about Buster Crabbe and her knack for fixing TVs.

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16 Nov 2008 // 9:00 PM

Bo Diddley: Gold

Bo Diddley may be gone, but he is not forgotten, as this two-disc compilation of his prime Checker years easily proves.

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Ten Reasons Bo Diddley Is the Forgotten Heavyweight Champion of Rock

Here are 10 reasons why the recently departed Diddley is a bona fide rock legend and hugely important in the history of popular music for his vital role in the creation of rock 'n' roll in the 1950s.

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2 Jun 2008 // 1:24 PM

Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Bo Diddley dead at 79

Bo Diddley, who died Monday at age 79 in Florida, was as essential to the creation of rock `n’ roll as Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley and

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Hall of Famer will be remembered for his influential ‘Bo Diddley beat’

Before Buddy Holly did it, before the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen and a million unknown garage bands, there was Bo Diddley - and the beat

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "She Takes Me"

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"The newest Between the Grooves series tackles Lowercase's Kill the Lights, a great marriage of slowcore and post-punk: raw, angry, sullen, and very much alive almost 20 years later.

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