December 30 Birthday: Bo Diddley, SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL: THE FOUNDERS OF ROCK AND ROLL
A double page spread in this collective bio is devoted to rocker, Bo Diddley. This artist played the violin as a child, and then switched to the guitar as a teen. He is credited with the invention of a thump-thump-a beat on the guitar.
Read more about Bo Diddley at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum.