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Bo Diddley

Born: 
12/30/1928
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Died: 
06/02/2008
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.

Photo Credit: 
By Masao Nakagami - https://www.flickr.com/photos/goro_memo/315786763/, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8509739

Discography

Released: 1956
Released: 1959
Released: 1960
Released: 1964
Released: 1966

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Countrysort descending
Bo Diddley 06/25/1983 Mister Days Fort Lauderdale Florida USA
Top 10 Stars of '55 10/15/1955 Skatarena Indianapolis Indiana USA
Bo Diddley / Big Joe Williams 07/08/1967 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Bo Diddley / The Marshall Tucker Band 02/12/1973 Richard's Atlanta Georgia USA
Bo Diddley 05/24/1978 Lonestar Café NYC New York USA
Bo Diddley 08/07/1966 Longshoreman's Hall San Francisco California USA
Bo Diddley 06/26/1983 Mister Days Fort Lauderdale Florida USA
Fantabulous Rock 'n Roll Show of '57 11/14/1957 Tomlinson Hall Indianapolis Indiana USA
Bo Diddley / Big Joe Williams 07/09/1967 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Bo Diddley / The Marshall Tucker Band 02/13/1973 Richard's Atlanta Georgia USA
Top 10 Stars of '55 09/27/1955 Chattanooga Memorial Auditorium Chattanooga Tennessee USA
Bo Diddley 05/25/1978 Lonestar Café NYC New York USA
Bo Diddley 02/05/1982 Richie's 3D Kenner Louisiana USA
Shower of Stars 06/04/1976 Pittsburgh Civic Arena Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
Bo Diddley 02/13/1957 Rock 'n' Roll Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
Bo Diddley / Bukka White 08/24/1967 Avalon Ballroom San Francisco California USA
Bo Diddley / The Marshall Tucker Band 02/16/1973 Richard's Atlanta Georgia USA
Clyde McPhatter 03/14/1958 Vanderbilt Memorial Gym Nashville Tennessee USA
Bo Diddley 08/07/1978 Lonestar Café NYC New York USA
Bo Diddley 03/18/1982 Music Machine Los Angeles California USA
Bo Diddley 01/16/1987 University of Toledo Union Toledo Ohio USA
The Big R&B Show of '58 04/09/1958 Skatarena Indianapolis Indiana USA
Bo Diddley 11/17/1967 Avalon Ballroom San Francisco California USA
Bo Diddley 10/29/1969 Thee Experience Los Angeles California USA
Bo Diddley 08/08/1978 Lonestar Café NYC New York USA

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