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Bo Diddley

Born: 
12/30/1928
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Died: 
06/02/2008
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Years Active: 
1951-2008
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Ellas Otha Bates, known by his stage name Bo Diddley, was an American rhythm and blues vocalist, guitarist, songwriter (usually as Ellas McDaniel) and inventor. He was known in particular for his technical innovations, including his trademark rectangular guitar.

Discography

Released: 1959
Released: 1964

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Top 10 Stars of '55 09/27/1955 Chattanooga Memorial Auditorium Chattanooga Tennessee USA
Top 10 Stars of '55 10/15/1955 Skatarena Indianapolis Indiana USA
The Biggest Rock 'n' Roll Show of '56 05/03/1956 Syria Mosque Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
Bo Diddley 02/13/1957 Rock 'n' Roll Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
Fantabulous Rock 'n Roll Show of '57 11/14/1957 Tomlinson Hall Indianapolis Indiana USA
Clyde McPhatter 03/14/1958 Vanderbilt Memorial Gym Nashville Tennessee USA
The Big R&B Show of '58 04/09/1958 Skatarena Indianapolis Indiana USA
The Biggest Show of Stars for '59 02/04/1959 Baltimore Coliseum Baltimore Maryland USA
The Hot Five 07/12/1959 Carr's Beach Annapolis Maryland USA
Bo Diddley 03/18/1960 Royal Theatre Baltimore Maryland USA
Bo Diddley 03/19/1960 Royal Theatre Baltimore Maryland USA
Bo Diddley 03/20/1960 Royal Theatre Baltimore Maryland USA
Bo Diddley 03/21/1960 Royal Theatre Baltimore Maryland USA
Bo Diddley 03/22/1960 Royal Theatre Baltimore Maryland USA
Bo Diddley 03/23/1960 Royal Theatre Baltimore Maryland USA
Bo Diddley 03/24/1960 Royal Theatre Baltimore Maryland USA
The Biggest Show of Stars for '60 05/30/1960 Sparrow's Beach Annapolis Maryland USA
Bo Diddley 11/25/1963 Riviera Motor Hotel Windsor Ontario Canada
Bo Diddley 11/26/1963 Riviera Motor Hotel Windsor Ontario Canada
Bo Diddley 11/27/1963 Riviera Motor Hotel Windsor Ontario Canada
Bo Diddley 11/28/1963 Riviera Motor Hotel Windsor Ontario Canada
Bo Diddley 11/29/1963 Riviera Motor Hotel Windsor Ontario Canada
Bo Diddley 11/30/1963 Riviera Motor Hotel Windsor Ontario Canada
Bo Diddley 10/02/1965 The Birdcage Portsmouth Hampshire England
Bo Diddley 07/28/1966 Avalon Ballroom San Francisco California USA

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