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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