Guitarist Bo Diddley
Guitarist
birth name: Ellas Otha Bates McDaniel

Bo Diddley

December 30, 1928, McComb, MS ~ June 2, 2008, Archer, FL

Bo Diddley was one of the most influential guitarists of his generation, and his lubricious vocal style has informed blues and rock singers for over a half-century. ~ Rolling Stone: Bo Diddley ~ retrieved December 19, 2013 © Rolling Stone

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December 30, 1978 ~ Billboard Hot 100 ~ #3 (3) Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond, You Don't Bring Me Flowers ~ #2 (2) The Bee Gees, Too Much Heaven ~ #1 (1) Chic, Le Freak

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Bo Diddley ~ Awarded a 1998 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Bo Diddley ~ Bo Diddley (1957) ~ #128 #DLW500 Dylan's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time in 2012

In 2012 two songs by Bo Diddley made it to the NME 100 Best Songs Of The Fifties ~ #54 Bo Diddley ~ #17 Who Do You Love

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