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Bo Diddley

Bo Diddley
Born: Dec 30, 1928 in McComb, MS
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Died: Jun 2, 2008 in Archer, FL
Genre: Pop/Rock, R&B, Blues
Biography: He only had a few hits in the 1950s and early '60s, but as Bo Diddley sang, "You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover." You can't judge an artist by his chart success, either, and Diddley produced greater and more influential music than all but a handful of the best early rockers. The Bo Diddley beat -- bomp, ...Read full biography
Bo Diddley's Beach Party
Released: 1963
Label: Island
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A blistering live album, especially in mono (the re-channeled stereo LP is barely passable), cut by Bo Diddley and company at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on July 5 and 6, 1963. This album contains 30-plus ...Read full review
Go Bo Diddley
Released: 1959
Label: Hallmark Music & Entertainment
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