Tuesday, June 3, 2008
Founder of Rock and Roll dies at age of 79
Bo Diddley, a rock pioneer and founder of Rock and Roll, died on Monday at the age of 79. He has changed the sound of the blues to rock with innovative guitar effects and a "bomp, ba-bomp bomp, bomp bomp" rhythm that influenced many famous guitarists. He was well known for his rectangular guitar and with songs like "I'm A Man" and "Who do you love?".