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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: 1957
Released: 1959
Released: 1960
Released: 1964
Released: 1966

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Countrysort descending
Bo Diddley / Big Joe Williams 07/04/1967 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Gold Rush Festival 10/04/1969 Lake Amador Amador County California USA
Clyde McPhatter 03/14/1958 Vanderbilt Memorial Gym Nashville Tennessee USA
Top 10 Stars of '55 09/27/1955 Chattanooga Memorial Auditorium Chattanooga Tennessee USA
Bo Diddley 03/26/1978 Inn of The Beginning Cotati California USA
Bo Diddley 03/25/1978 The Keystone - Palo Alto Palo Alto California USA
Bo Diddley 03/15/1980 Rio Theatre Rodeo California USA
Bo Diddley 04/13/1976 West Dakota Berkeley California USA
Bo Diddley 01/25/1992 The Bottleneck Lawrence Kansas USA
Bo Diddley 11/19/1967 Avalon Ballroom San Francisco California USA
Bo Diddley 11/18/1967 Avalon Ballroom San Francisco California USA
Bo Diddley 11/17/1967 Avalon Ballroom San Francisco California USA
Bo Diddley / Bukka White 08/24/1967 Avalon Ballroom San Francisco California USA
Bo Diddley / Big Joe Williams 07/09/1967 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Bo Diddley / Big Joe Williams 07/08/1967 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Bo Diddley / Big Joe Williams 07/07/1967 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Bo Diddley / Big Joe Williams 07/06/1967 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Bo Diddley / Big Joe Williams 07/05/1967 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Bo Diddley 04/23/1977 The Starwood Hollywood California USA
The Big R&B Show of '58 04/09/1958 Skatarena Indianapolis Indiana USA
Bo Diddley 02/13/1957 Rock 'n' Roll Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
The Hot Five 07/12/1959 Carr's Beach Annapolis Maryland USA
Top 10 Stars of '55 10/15/1955 Skatarena Indianapolis Indiana USA
Bo Diddley 11/08/1991 Peabody's Down Under Cleveland Ohio USA
Bo Diddley 01/25/1991 Peabody's Down Under Cleveland Ohio USA

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