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Posted: Saturday, June 7, 2008 7:50 am | Updated: 10:53 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Family, friends and fans of music legend Bo Diddley are heading to Gainesville, Fla., for his funeral.

Rock pioneer Bo Diddley dies at age 79

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer died this past week of heart failure and his funeral is slated for Saturday afternoon.

The funeral service is going to be followed by a tribute concert featuring his touring band and other musicians.

Diddley was known for his square guitar and songs like "Who Do You Love?" His unique style was an influence on artists including Buddy Holly and The Rolling Stones.

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