Bo Diddley

Born: 
12/30/1928
City: 
McComb
Region: 
Mississippi
Country: 
USA
Died: 
06/02/2008
Years Active: 
1951-2008
Instruments: 
Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Notable Equipment: 

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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.

Discography

Released: 1957
Released: 1957
Released: 1959
Released: 1959
Released: 1960
Released: 1960
Released: 1961
Released: 1961
Released: 1962
Released: 1962
Released: 1962
Released: 1963
Released: 1964
Released: 1964
Released: 1988
Released: 2006

Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Top Ten Revue 10/17/1955 Madison Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
The Biggest Rock & Roll Show of '56 05/06/1956 Olympia Stadium Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie 10/29/1956 Graystone Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 12/28/1956 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 12/29/1956 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 12/30/1956 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 12/31/1956 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 01/01/1957 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 01/02/1957 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
The Biggest Show of Stars for 1960 05/23/1960 Graystone Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
The Biggest Show of Stars for 1960 09/20/1960 Broadway-Capitol Theater Detroit Michigan USA
The Biggest Show of Stars for 1960 09/21/1960 Olympia Stadium Detroit Michigan USA
The Biggest Show of Stars for 1960 09/22/1960 Welsh Auditorium Grand Rapids Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 08/15/1969 Grande Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 08/16/1969 Grande Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
1950's Rock & Roll Revival 02/27/1970 Olympia Stadium Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 07/10/1970 Birmingham Palladium Birmingham Michigan USA
Creedence Clearwater Revival 07/11/1971 Cobo Arena Detroit Michigan USA
1972 Autorama 01/23/1972 Cobo Hall Detroit Michigan USA
1950's Rock & Roll Revival 10/22/1972 Cobo Arena Detroit Michigan USA
Richard Nader's Rock & Roll Revival 05/18/1973 Cobo Arena Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 05/18/1973 Unknown Venue - Detroit Detroit Michigan USA
The 50's Are Alive & Well 05/08/1980 Owosso Junior High School Owosso Michigan USA
1980 Michigan State Fair 08/23/1980 Michigan State Fairgrounds Detroit Michigan USA
Richard Nader's Summer Rock & Roll Spectacular 07/20/1982 Cobo Arena Detroit Michigan USA

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