Sure, plenty of rock 'n roll pioneers gave us unique songs and stylings but how many invented a drum beat heard in hundreds of hits since? That would be Bo Diddley, so let's celebrate his birthday with early Stones version of "Not Fade Away." Bonus coverage: Buddy Holly's version.
Monday, December 30, 2013
You Can't Beat Bo
Labels: Rolling Stones
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