Bo Diddley was a private eye
Hand was fast and his I.Q. high
D.A. said "Double O, you won't last
Slow down boy, you living too fast"

Well, Double O had a Cadillac
Machine guns and a bullet-proof back
Engine taken from a 707
Sounds like a sure way to get into heaven

In his pocket, 5 pounds of lead
To keep Bo Diddley from getting dead
Another thing helped Bo keeping alive
Was a snub-nosed, Smith And Wesson, Colt 45

Well, Bo drank gallons of rye and bourbon
Martini's dry, and you better serve them
Martini so dry, the shaker burst
Bo keeled on his side and died of thirst

Lyrics submitted by A_Mick, edited by Mellow_Harsher

Double O Bo Lyrics as written by Syd Barrett

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    General Comment"Double O Bo" is one of four songs recorded by Pink Floyd during the sessions in 1965 when they also recorded Lucy Leave, (I'm A) King Bee, and Butterfly. It was written by Syd Barrett, and has yet to see official release.

    The song's title describes its influences: "Bo Diddley meets the 007 theme."
    A_Mickon February 20, 2008   Link

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