Bo Diddley

Born 30 December 1928. Died 2 June 2008
Bo Diddley
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1928-12-30
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Bo Diddley

Bo Diddley Biography (Wikipedia)

Ellas McDaniel (born Ellas Otha Bates, December 30, 1928 – June 2, 2008), known as Bo Diddley, was an American singer, guitarist, songwriter and music producer who played a key role in the transition from the blues to rock and roll. He influenced many artists, including Elvis Presley, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and the Clash.

His use of African rhythms and a signature beat, a simple five-accent hambone rhythm, is a cornerstone of hip hop, rock, and pop music. In recognition of his achievements, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and received Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation and a Grammy Award from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. He is also recognized for his technical innovations, including his distinctive rectangular guitar, with its unique booming, resonant, shimmering tones.[citation needed] In 2017, Diddley was inducted into the Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame.

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Who Do You Love?
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Who Do You Love?
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Pretty Thing
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Pretty Thing
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You Can't Judge A Book By It's Cover
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You Can't Judge A Book By It's Cover
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We're Gonna Get Married
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We're Gonna Get Married
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I'm High Again
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I'm High Again
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Hey, Good Lookin'
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Hey, Good Lookin'
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Hit Or Miss
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Hit Or Miss
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The Great Grandfather
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The Great Grandfather
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Road Runner
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Road Runner
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Hey Bo Diddley
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Hey Bo Diddley
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Bo Diddley's Dog (Live)
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Bo Diddley's Dog (Live)
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Pills
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Pills
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I'm A Man
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I'm A Man
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Oh Yea
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Oh Yea
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Willie And Lillie
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Willie And Lillie
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Crackin' Up
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Crackin' Up
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Before You Accuse Me (Take A Look At Yourself)
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Before You Accuse Me (Take A Look At Yourself)
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Spanish Guitar
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Spanish Guitar
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Hey Baby
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Hey Baby
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Hush Your Mouth
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Hush Your Mouth
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Bo Meets The Monster
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Bo Meets The Monster
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Diddy Wah Diddy
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Diddy Wah Diddy
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Look At Grandma
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Look At Grandma
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