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Legendary blues guitarist Bo Diddley is shown in this undated publicity photograph. Diddley has died in Florida on June 2, 2008 after being ill for several months.  REUTERS/Courtesy Universal Music Group/Handout (UNITED STATES).  NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.

Bo Diddley used a canny sense of PR to open the door for modern rock and hip hop

The famous “shave-and-a-haircut, two-bits” beat didn’t start with Bo Diddley, who died on June 3, 2008. Through sheer force of will, he made it his own.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, "She's The One" (1975)

For some reason, this tune has launched many over-the-top moments for me at E Street shows. There’s just something about the energy profile early in the song that creates the perfect channel