BEAT ME DADDY EIGHT TO THE BAR means: The excitement at something achieved is usually expressed with exclamation, often by athletes. (in Community Dictionary, added by Kenny Hendricks)

What else does BEAT ME DADDY EIGHT TO THE BAR mean?

  • A 30’s-40’s phrase is used to command the drum section. The drummer uses the “daddy” (daddy-o) to emphasise 8 beats per bar, which gives it the feel of doubletime, rather than 4 bars. (in Community Dictionary, added by Domingo Benítez)