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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 Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Bo Diddley 04/22/1977 The Starwood Hollywood California USA
Bo Diddley 04/23/1977 The Starwood Hollywood California USA
Bo Diddley 03/25/1978 The Keystone - Palo Alto Palo Alto California USA
Bo Diddley 03/26/1978 Inn of The Beginning Cotati California USA
The Original Rock 'n' Roll Show 04/14/1978 Glasgow Apollo Glasgow City Centre Scotland
Bo Diddley 05/23/1978 Lonestar Café NYC New York USA
Bo Diddley 05/24/1978 Lonestar Café NYC New York USA
Bo Diddley 05/25/1978 Lonestar Café NYC New York USA
Bo Diddley 08/07/1978 Lonestar Café NYC New York USA
Bo Diddley 08/08/1978 Lonestar Café NYC New York USA
Bo Diddley 08/09/1978 Lonestar Café NYC New York USA
Bo Diddley 08/10/1978 Lonestar Café NYC New York USA
Oldies 08/19/1978 Stanley Theatre Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
The Clash 01/31/1979 Commodore Ballroom Vancouver British Columbia Canada
The Clash 02/07/1979 Berkeley Community Theatre Berkeley California USA
The Clash 02/09/1979 Santa Monica Civic Auditorium Santa Monica California USA
The Clash 02/13/1979 Agora Ballroom - Cleveland Cleveland Ohio USA
The Clash 02/16/1979 Harvard Square Theater Cambridge Massachusetts USA
The Clash 02/17/1979 The Palladium NYC New York USA
The Clash 09/14/1979 Aragon Ballroom Chicago Illinois USA
Bo Diddley 03/15/1980 Rio Theatre Rodeo California USA
Oldies Show 03/21/1980 Denver Auditorium Arena Denver Colorado USA
Bo Diddley 06/17/1980 Parc Belmont Cartierville Quebec Canada
Bo Diddley 06/18/1980 Parc Belmont Cartierville Quebec Canada
Bo Diddley 06/19/1980 Parc Belmont Cartierville Quebec Canada

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