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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 06/20/1980 Parc Belmont Cartierville Quebec Canada
Bo Diddley 06/21/1980 Parc Belmont Cartierville Quebec Canada
Bo Diddley 06/22/1980 Parc Belmont Cartierville Quebec Canada
Rock Show 08/08/1980 Westchester Premier Theatre Tarrytown New York USA
Rock Show 08/09/1980 Westchester Premier Theatre Tarrytown New York USA
Bo Diddley 09/10/1980 Le Club Montréal Montréal Quebec Canada
Bo Diddley 09/11/1980 Le Club Montréal Montréal Quebec Canada
Roots of Rock & Roll Vol. III 04/04/1981 Stanley Theatre Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
Bo Diddley 05/16/1981 Harty's Greensburg Pennsylvania USA
Bo Diddley 09/21/1981 Bombay Bicycle Club Vancouver British Columbia Canada
Bo Diddley 09/22/1981 Bombay Bicycle Club Vancouver British Columbia Canada
Bo Diddley 09/23/1981 Bombay Bicycle Club Vancouver British Columbia Canada
Bo Diddley 09/24/1981 Bombay Bicycle Club Vancouver British Columbia Canada
Bo Diddley 09/25/1981 Bombay Bicycle Club Vancouver British Columbia Canada
Bo Diddley 09/26/1981 Bombay Bicycle Club Vancouver British Columbia Canada
Bo Diddley 02/05/1982 Richie's 3D Kenner Louisiana USA
Bo Diddley 03/07/1982 Lyceum Theatre London Westminster England
Bo Diddley 03/18/1982 Music Machine Los Angeles California USA
Bo Diddley 06/24/1983 Mister Days Fort Lauderdale Florida USA
Bo Diddley 06/25/1983 Mister Days Fort Lauderdale Florida USA
Bo Diddley 06/26/1983 Mister Days Fort Lauderdale Florida USA
Bo Diddley 01/27/1984 Mohawk Concert Club Shirley Massachusetts USA
Bo Diddley 03/18/1984 Henry Afrikas Glasgow Scotland
Bo Diddley 04/30/1984 Dr. G's The Remedy Bryan Texas USA
Paul Butterfield / Bo Diddley 01/21/1985 California's Windsor Ontario Canada

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