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: 
Image 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

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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 Date Venue Citysort descending Region Country
Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival 09/13/1998 Gallup Park Ann Arbor Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 08/01/1983 Rick's (AA) Ann Arbor Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 04/08/1989 Blind Pig Ann Arbor Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 07/10/1970 Birmingham Palladium Birmingham Michigan USA
James Brown 08/13/1983 Pine Knob Music Theater Clarkston Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 11/05/1994 Sully's Dearborn Michigan USA
1950's Rock & Roll Revival 02/27/1970 Olympia Stadium Detroit Michigan USA
1950's Rock & Roll Revival 10/22/1972 Cobo Arena Detroit Michigan USA
Motor City Music Celebration 07/27/1986 Hart Plaza Detroit Michigan USA
Richard Nader's Rock & Roll Revival 05/18/1973 Cobo Arena Detroit Michigan USA
The Biggest Show of Stars for 1960 09/21/1960 Olympia Stadium Detroit Michigan USA
1980 Michigan State Fair 08/23/1980 Michigan State Fairgrounds Detroit Michigan USA
The Biggest Rock & Roll Show of '56 05/06/1956 Olympia Stadium Detroit Michigan USA
Detroit Blues Festival 05/24/1991 Hart Plaza Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 12/28/1956 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Top Ten Revue 10/17/1955 Madison Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
Richard Nader's Summer Rock & Roll Spectacular 07/20/1982 Cobo Arena Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 12/29/1956 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
The Biggest Show of Stars for 1960 05/23/1960 Graystone Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 12/30/1956 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie 10/29/1956 Graystone Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 12/31/1956 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Concert of Colors 07/08/2000 Chene Park Amphitheater Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 01/01/1957 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 07/31/1983 The Roostertail Detroit Michigan USA

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