June 14, 2005

Bo Diddley speaks up

Performing since 1955 and Bo Diddley is still going strong, he tells the interviewer from Uncut:

Well, a lot of it is the way that I care for myself, and my interests in talkin' to kids about stayin’ away from drugs, that they should obey their parents, do the right thing, be constructive and not destructive. All these things I was taught as a kid, so I’m tryin'’ to pass it on to the youngsters 'cos it works. It definitely works, I'm livin’ proof that it works. And it don’t matter what colour you is, 'cos when I go on stage I don't see colours, I see people. That’s the way I’ve always been, and I’ll be that way until there’s no more Diddley…

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