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 Datesort ascending Venue City Region Country
Concert of Colors 07/08/2000 Chene Park Amphitheater Detroit Michigan USA
Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival 09/13/1998 Gallup Park Ann Arbor Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 08/16/1997 Magic Bag Ferndale Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 08/17/1996 Magic Bag Ferndale Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 11/05/1994 Sully's Dearborn Michigan USA
Detroit Blues Festival 05/24/1991 Hart Plaza Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 11/16/1989 Majestic Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 04/08/1989 Blind Pig Ann Arbor Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 03/25/1989 Alvin's Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley / Ron Wood 11/06/1987 Harpos Detroit Michigan USA
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 02/06/1987 Premier Center Sterling Heights Michigan USA
Motor City Music Celebration 07/27/1986 Hart Plaza Detroit Michigan USA
Summer Solid Gold II 08/31/1985 Meadow Brook Rochester Hills Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 05/06/1985 Jamie's On 7 Livonia Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 11/03/1984 Alvin's Detroit Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 11/02/1984 Alvin's Detroit Michigan USA
James Brown 08/13/1983 Pine Knob Music Theater Clarkston Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 08/01/1983 Rick's (AA) Ann Arbor Michigan USA
Bo Diddley 07/31/1983 The Roostertail Detroit Michigan USA
Richard Nader's Summer Rock & Roll Spectacular 07/20/1982 Cobo Arena Detroit Michigan USA
1980 Michigan State Fair 08/23/1980 Michigan State Fairgrounds Detroit Michigan USA
The 50's Are Alive & Well 05/08/1980 Owosso Junior High School Owosso Michigan USA
Richard Nader's Rock & Roll Revival 05/18/1973 Cobo Arena Detroit Michigan USA
1950's Rock & Roll Revival 10/22/1972 Cobo Arena Detroit Michigan USA
20th Annual Autorama 01/23/1972 Cobo Hall Detroit Michigan USA

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