Thursday, September 17, 2009

hambone, or the checkered demon

ham•bone |ˌhambəʊn|
noun informal

a style used by street performers who play out the beat by slapping and patting their arms, legs, chest, and cheeks while chanting rhymes.


BO DIDDLEY: BO DIDDLEY from "Bo Diddley b/w I'm A Man" 78rpm (Checker) 1955 (US)

2 comments:

Mondo said...

Have you checked Bo's Bad Trip - the album and title track are well worth a wallop

ib said...

A new one on me, PM; the title alone sounds highly promising...