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Bo Diddley

Bo Diddley

American guitarist
Seminal R&B guitarist whose hypnotic rhythmic attack and declamatory, boasting vocals became one of the most overpowering sounds in rock & roll.
BornDecember 30, 1928
HometownMcComb, Mississippi, United States of America
Height5'7" (1.70m)
SpouseKay Reynolds, Louise Woolingham, Sylvia Paiz
ChildrenEvelyn Kelly, Anthony McDaniel
ParentsEthel Wilson, Eugene Bates, Gussie McDaniel
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Albums

I'm a Man: The Chess Masters, 1955-1958
I'm a Man: The Chess Masters, 1955-1958
2007
Live at the Ritz
Live at the Ritz
1988
Black Gladiator
Black Gladiator
1970
Bo Diddley [1962]
Bo Diddley [1962]
1962
Go Bo Diddley
Go Bo Diddley
1959
Rock 'N' Roll Originals: Bo Diddley/Hey Bo Diddley
Rock 'N' Roll Originals: Bo Diddley/Hey Bo Diddley
2009
Story of Bo Diddley: The Very Best of Bo Diddley
Story of Bo Diddley: The Very Best of Bo Diddley
2006
Hey! Bo Diddley/Bo Diddley
Hey! Bo Diddley/Bo Diddley
1996
Bo Knows Bo
Bo Knows Bo
1995
Promises
Promises
1994
Bo's Blues
Bo's Blues
1993
This Should Not Be
This Should Not Be
1992
Live [Fan Club]
Live [Fan Club]
1992
I'm a Man [Charly]
I'm a Man [Charly]
1992
EP Collection
EP Collection
1991
Best of Bo Diddley [JCI]
Best of Bo Diddley [JCI]
1990
Breakin' Through the B.S.
Breakin' Through the B.S.
1989
Bo Diddley/Go Bo Diddley
Bo Diddley/Go Bo Diddley
1986
I'm a Man [MF]
I'm a Man [MF]
1977
20th Anniversary of Rock N' Roll
20th Anniversary of Rock N' Roll
1976
Big Bad Bo
Big Bad Bo
1974
London Bo Diddley Sessions
London Bo Diddley Sessions
1973
Where It All Began
Where It All Began
1972
Another Dimension
Another Dimension
1971
Super Blues
Super Blues
1968
The Super Super Blues Band
The Super Super Blues Band
1968
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