“The Originator” Never Goes Out of Style/Ben Ratliff Appreciation

Yesterday we mentioned Mental Floss and their series of videos that explored the classic “Bo Diddley Beat“.  While we totally appreciate the selections (yes, even the George Michael song), and anything Bo Diddley, we gotta point out that they sorta missed the boat on making mention of basically anything The Gories ever did, which is a shame.  The Detroit band somehow took said guitar and drum beat originated by “The Originator”, and did something totally unique, and amazing with it. […]

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