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Rock pioneer Bo Diddley dies at age 79

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Posted: Monday, June 2, 2008 12:07 pm | Updated: 9:09 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Bo Diddley, a founding father of rock 'n' roll whose distinctive "shave and a haircut, two bits" rhythm and innovative guitar effects inspired legions of other musicians, died Monday after months of ill health. He was 79.

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