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Noun1.diddley - a small worthless amount; "you don't know jack"
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
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King, Koko Taylor, Otis Rush, Albert King, Junior Wells, Lonnie Brooks, Luther Allison, Bo Diddley and Chuck Berry.
this week in 2008 Gretna FC, just relegated from the Scottish Premier League, go out of business with debts of PS4m; Bo Diddley, who was one of the key pioneers of the transition from blues to rock 'n' roll, dies at the age of 79; football's European Championship finals tournament, the first in 24 years not to feature any of the Home Nations, gets under way in Austria and Switzerland.
Their influences include The Who, Dr Feelgood, Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones, Bo Diddley, The Yardbirds, Elvis Costello and The Ramones.
029 2022 4488 MUSIC The Strypes viciously hammer out no-nonsense blues influenced by the likes of Dr Feelgood, Chuck Berry, The Yardbirds, The Rolling Stones, Little Walter and Bo Diddley. Tonight, 7.30pm, The Globe.
Amongst the 40 tracks you will find such pure gems as Hoochie Coochie Man and Mannish Boy by Muddy Waters, Help Me and Don't Start Me Talking by Sonny Boy Williamson, Smokestack Lightning and Spoonful by Howling Wolf, Pretty Thing and Who Do You Love by Bo Diddley, Johnny B Goode and Memphis Tennessee by Chuck Berry, My Babe by Little Walter and High Heel Sneakers by Tommy Tucker.
Diddley Bow Workshop at Coos Art Museum - Noon to 3 p.m.
Many members of the community could remember the carnivals from when they were children and the magic of an event which attracted acts such as Bo Diddley, Melody and Musical Youth, and regularly drew crowds of up to 30,000.
Known for his lightning-speed guitar playing, he has recorded with Bo Diddley and Jerry Lee Lewis.
Nugent, who insisted he is "anti-racist" because of his musical tributes to black musicians like Bo Diddley and Chuck Berry, recently joked that he wouldn't mind shooting residents of Los Angeles' South Central neighbourhood with a machine gun from a helicopter.
[dagger][dagger] FATCAT & FISHFACE (text) Stephen Templer (illus.) The Wreck of the Diddley Craig Potton Pub, 2012 unpaged NZ$24.00 pbk ISBN 9781877517402 SCIS 1588205
Still engaged, angry and full of soul power, Burdon's formative influences (Bo Diddley Special) and political concerns (Memorial Day) are to the fore, but leaden backdrops sell him short.
Scholars have mostly agreed that the slide style was directly influenced by the "diddley bow" or "jitter-bug," a single-stringed instrument they say was carried to America by West African slaves.