A Comparison Between Bo Diddley and U2

by Stanely Stuyvesant · June 2, 2008

    Bo DiddleyWith the passing of rock Pioneer Bo Diddley, we thought we'd do a comparison of his famous "Bo Diddley" beat and its presence in contemporary songs today, namely U2's Desire. As you can see for yourself, this guy had a big influence on the music we hear today. Pretty cool stuff. And even cooler name.

    First, his self-titled song Bo Diddley:


    Second, Desire by U2: