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Bo Diddley

Ellas Otha Bates (December 30, 1928 – June 2, 2008), known by his stage name Bo Diddley, was an American rhythm and blues vocalist, guitarist, songwriter (usually as Ellas McDaniel), and inventor.

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Come on down to Bo Diddley Plaza this weekend to check out some great music! NCF Blues Society tonight, Fall Arts...
I'm listening to Pills on You should too. via
Rental Bikes are now available in Bo Diddley Plaza! Rent yours for a fun way to see after you have done
Peggy Jones, arguably the first female lead guitarist in rock history (although she usually played rhythm), a membe…
We must always turn to Bo Diddley for reassurance and hope at such times.…
I dreamt that I was photographing and discussing life with Bo Diddley, even through a dream I feel enlightened.
The weekend of art and music kicks off at Bo Diddley Plaza with the soulful sounds of Annika Chambers!
I was playing my diddley-bo in my car before work. My boss saw/heard me and my reaction was to play the chorus from "Witch Doctor" on it.
Bo Diddley. Another rhythm guy who is probably THE rhythm guy. So distinctive--a "power shuffle"--and I love the way he used reverb.
I liked a video KINGS of Rock and Roll 08 BO DIDDLEY
Bo Diddley is an overlooked gem of American culture
Bridget Kelly Band has a show on 11/05/2016 at 02:00 PM @ Bo Diddley Pl... in Gainesville, FL
but when I was a kid Bo Diddley lived in my little town, so
Another act that got to do the faster blues, now known as Rock and Roll, was Mississippi born Bo Diddley.
This was sad news, the man who recorded Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Howlin. Wolf, Etta James, Buddy... https:…
Muddy Waters. Chuck Berry. Bo Diddley. Little Walter. Rock 'n roll started on the South Side of Chicago. Legendary.
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RIP to Phil Chess, one of the few dudes who could get Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley, and Little Walter in a room togethe…
You gon tell me Bo Diddley ain't the baddest man to ever touch a git-tar?
Moesha's now on Fuse so I've been on a Brandy kick. They're also related to Bo Diddley!
On radiohhh_com RED "Pretty Thing" by Bo Diddley from 'Rhythm and Blues with Bo Diddley EP'
FRASIER FACTS:. Roz is setting Frasier up on a blind date with a chess player with a body that makes Bo Derek look like Bo Diddley.
first thought that came to mind was Bo Diddley so I'm gonna say Bo
An instrumental workout on "The Saints" from. the mighty Bo Diddley. From "Two Great Guitars"
Four-year old Trombone Shorty with legendary Bo Diddley in New Orleans. Photo by Michael P. Smith.
Before you accuse me take a look at yourself. - Bo Diddley; Eric Clapton, Before You Accuse Me
The Day I Saw Bo Diddley In Washington Square. At the time it was the first song from the album I had heard and I was hooked!
I liked a video from Phil X Back on Tour with Bon Jovi... Here's Bo Diddley's Bo
Of those mid-to-late 50s ppl, Bo Diddley is the one who gets shorted.
In the park by Chess Records,Chicago. Was lucky enough to have seen Bo Diddley play in Kentish Town London one year.
I was in a room with Kevin Rudd. I sat on row with both Milibands. I know how the Bo Diddley beat works and I still can't write the song.
Bo Diddley by Art Neville And The Meters is in RWCMD Students Union. Download it now at
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me too. And Rolling Stone/Mojo. Remember seeking out Bo Diddley after Jesus and Mary Chain interview in NME. Blew my mind!
hey Bo Diddley ! Don't forget Steve Stevens, he was there too ! !
Arc was publisher for greats like Chuck Berry, John Lee Hooker, Bo Diddley, Benny Goodman, Chess and Vee Jay records
Hey, remember when Bo Diddley dressed like a dungeon master?
Mis-read this as: Bo Diddley tells UK should stay in the EU.
Bo Diddley Bob now classed as a bull for predicting oil price >$50/bbl by year end. BP boss: Oil price will rise
I been on a Bo Diddley kick the last few days
Historical greats--Bo Diddley and Native American histories with NLRD Civil Rts type studies, hiring the Natives founders.
better start working on your Bo Diddley moves!
Who's running the coffee shop at the new Bo Diddley? I vote for
The song Bo Diddley was an adaptation of an American folk song called Mockingbird.It was originally called Uncle...
Swing is still some of my favorite music so. Same with old blues and jazz. Robert Johnson, Penguins, Bo Diddley etc.
Alabama Shakes met Hold On is Bo Diddley met We're gonna get married.
a quick on the bus home 'review' Ezra was a mix of Eddie Cochran, Bo Diddley, Angela Lansbury & Edgar Alan Poe,.. Superb!
I was fortunate to see Bo Diddley play at Little Steven's Underground Garage at Randalls Island in in 2004.
Good night wherever you are. Enjoy your life. LOVE + PEACE. Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley (From "Legends of Rock 'n' Roll") htt…
If I had to describe my guitar style, I would say it's like Johnny Ramone had a music baby with Bo Diddley
Noted badass of the guitar Lady Bo passed away. She was Bo Diddley's guitarist and played the *** out of the thing
Buddy Holly had done it and so did Bo Diddley. Then on Sept. 17th of 1967 The Doors did it. "it" was pissing off...
Bo Diddley Bodiddleyitis very rare in concert .
Bo Diddley - Bad moon rising on Halloweenradio Oldies
Bo Diddley performed on stage for the first time at New York City's Apollo Theater today in 1955.
Thorogood's video for "Bad To The Bone", but instead he & Bo Diddley are locked in an epic game of Go Fish.
On this day in Blues history for August 20: Today’s show features music performed by T-Bone Walker and Bo Diddley    
Bo you don't know diddley... promo vs.
Easy chords to this 1962 rock and roll song originally performed by Bo Diddley at
First track is a tribute to Bo Diddley! Bo Diddley beat = Krautrock. Show is on the day he died, 02.06.2008.
Best wishes to Microwave Dave down there in Alabama. Keep rocking that Bo Diddley beat.
"Best cabinets EVER!" Wally Malone with his El Whappo, Wedgie and Tri 112L. (Bo Diddley, Lady Bo, Rumours)...
Who can you learn about on the Bo Diddley, Jack Owens & W. C. Handy:
They make more than Muddy Water, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Bo Diddley, and Little Richard.
The cit hired a local marketing team to make Bo Diddley construction sites more aesthetically pleasing.
Bo Diddley Was the 7th Son by The UFO Club on Wub-Fur Internet Radio. Radio Free Dystopia!
. "Old", Good Rock and Roll Standards by Bo Diddley are for You ... You will Like this, I am sure ... :)
Help fund my new it makes everybody sing 'Hey, BO Diddley!'! Used drachmas in plain envelopes at the usual drop off point.
it wouldn't be far from the truth, they used his infamous Bo Diddley Beat
Also I heard (but haven't confirmed) that they were more or less tutored by Bo Diddley, which makes sense
all the B's swimming in head at 3am Kate Bush, Bjork, Beck, Bo Diddley.the B's are indeed infinite.
Tune in to Blues & Brews Radio on Tunein at and listen to Hey! Bo Diddley by Bo Diddley now!!!
Bo Ryan? Helluva career. Bo Jackson - loved him. Bo Diddley. WOoooeee!!! HELLA GUITAR . what other Bos you got in mind?
Just watched a 1989 Bo Diddley w/someone who looked like John Taylor on bass, Ron Wood & I think Adrian Belew on gtr, & it was still awesome
Steve Conte performing PILLS by Bo Diddley with The Les Paul Trio - YouTube
The family of Bo Diddley has been going through pure *** with the Executor Bo selected, not to mention two of...
Today, 2008, guitarist Bo Diddley dies. His rhythmic sound was inspired by Chicago Pentecostal churches. Last words: “I’m going to heaven.”
When I hear a band reference Tony Joe White, Bo Diddley, and Junior Kimbrough, I'm in the right place.
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Which reminds me, I need to listen to more Bo Diddley & Little Richard. It'll fix what ails you.
Our great-grandparents were scared of Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley & Little Richard. Good Lord, Little Richard was INTENSE.
where it all began: Chuck Berry, Little Richard and Bo Diddley - 2002.
...covering slavery, race music, segregation & how it was BB King, Little Richard, Chuck Berry & Bo Diddley who broke down race
on my play list for today with Little Milton , Professor Longhair , Bo Diddley ,Clarence Carter & Jimmy Smith...
Best wishes to BB King!. Watch him jam with James Brown, Bo Diddley, Ray Charles, Little Richard, Jerry Lee and Fats:.
How the Bo Diddley beat influenced decades of rock music - Elvis had the look, Little Richard had the...
I added a video to a playlist Hollis Brown - "Rain Dance" feat. Bo Diddley
Why don't you talk about the Rolling Stones getting inspiration from Bo Diddley and making a 50 year long career of it?
I got a brand new chimney made on top. Made out of a human skull. . Bo Diddley
Bo Diddley on The Ed Sullivan Show. The first black performer to be on it. 1957.
you got the money shot..The Bo Diddley Gretch..
Cats don't appreciate it when you play Bo Diddley to them
Bo Diddley used that in a song, way back. Not sure if it was his originally, but it certainly wasn't PV's.
I'm A Man by Bo Diddley is in The Sun, Lancaster. Download it now at
"The Duchess" Norma Jean Wofford, Bo Diddley's sidekick: one of the first women to record and tour with a rock band.
You're mentioning Bo Diddley's "Who Do You Love?" as the beginning of the decline, right? ;)
Who Do You Love by Bo Diddley is in Devil's Advocate, Minneapolis. Download it now at
The melodies of Bo Diddley Plaza will cease for one year as the venue undergoes renovations.
(Y). tho i'm not sure what the preciiise distinction between earlier guitar heroes like bo diddley and the post-clapton >
Bo Diddley - Mona. This the missing song with Bo's beat and oblong guitar
Photo: shorefiremedia: a shorty Trombone Shorty and the legendary Bo Diddley
Wow! This is how you change a community and the world for the better. @ Bo Diddley…
Union Street Farmers Market to relocate as Bo Diddley Plaza is renovated. Hear from vendors and shoppers on
Twistin' the night away with Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Flat Land @ Bo Diddley…
Gainesville's Bo Diddley Plaza getting ready for renovations
Cosmic funk never sounded so fine. Here at Bo Diddley Plaza w
Bo Diddley - Bo Meets The Monster lyrics and translations
Bo Diddley - Diddley Daddy.: man i LOVE OLD MUSIC.:) enjoy if you will.:)
I'll be doing my Origins of Rock Music lesson at next Thursday. is Bo Diddley & me.
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Ellas Otha Bates (December 30, 1928 – June 2, 2008), known by his stage name Bo Diddley, was an…
Bo Diddley Who do you love/I'm bad Checker 842 CHICAGO blues 45
Help us celebrate Black History Month. Watch this short tribute to local musical legend Bo Diddley.
Holy crap! Rock and Roll! There was nothin' till Bo Diddley.
bo knows & bo diddley: I still love this commercial.
Elvis Presley ain't got no soul, Bo Diddley is rock and roll
Not only did Bo Diddley live in DC for 5+ years, he recorded here. Answer Man tells all.
Went to bed with Bo Derek...woke up next to Bo Diddley.note to self...go easy on the Kamikaze shots...
Dave Barry I can see doing it. Groening too, actually. The image of King playing a Gibson SG and singing Bo Diddley. Amazing.
This week's 1001 tracks to hear before you die tracks: Howlin Wolf and Bo Diddley
Gotta love the Cubs jam-packed infield options, none of whom have ever done diddley at the major league level.
Homeless say Richard Lowery was prohibited from resting in a recliner in Bo Diddley Plaza
Bo Diddley patented the Bo Diddley Beat, which has been used by several artists.
Of course, entire generations of racists looked up to Robert Johnson, Charley Patton, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, and others.
"You have disgraced our name"- Bo Jackson, Bo Diddley, Bo Derek, Bo Pelini.
Birthday shout-out to one of the founding fathers of Rock & Roll, the late, great Bo Diddley!
December 30th Birthdays: Jeff Lynne-singer & guitarist for Electric Light Orchestra born in 1947 Bo Diddley born in 1928 Felix Pappalardi-bassist for Mountain born in 1939 Patti Smith born in 1946 1999: George Harrison was stabbed by an intruder who broke into his home in the U.K. His wife Olivia hit the intruder over the head with a lamp & son Dhani detained him until police arrived. Harrison suffered a collapsed lung, but eventually recovered. 1999: Dire Straits singer & guitarist Mark Knopfler was awarded Order of the British Empire status by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to music. 1992: ZZ Top filed a $115 million lawsuit against Mitsubishi Motor Sales, and Gray Advertising, alleging copyright infringement over use of their song “La Grange” for a series of TV commercials in the U.S. which ran in 1990 & 1991. 1991: Bruce Springsteen’s wife, bandmate Patti Scialfa gave birth to their second child, a daughter named Jessica Rae. 1989: Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic married longtime girlfriend ...
Downtown Countdown New Year's Eve celebration will be 9 p.m. Wednesday at Bo Diddley Community Plaza. Free.
If you don't fux with Bo Diddley you ain't doing it right at all.
Bo Diddley bought a nanny goat to make his baby a Sunday coat. ~ Bo Diddley
I'm still ballin' like I'm bo diddley
H-4! Semangat💪✌ (with Christian, Hizkia, and 7 others at Studio bo diddley) —
Video: BO DIDDLEY never before seen footage!! Diddley Daddy
BO DIDDLEY never before seen footage!! Diddley Daddy: via
I only use vibrato for Bo Diddley songs.
Ridiculous. From playing with Bo Diddley and Jimi Hendrix to this!
ICv2 - 'Exodus' Wins Weekend as Box Office Plummets: Diddley squat for Ridley Scott epic as BO dives 44 percent.
I have that album😄 A treasure! Bo Diddley in person was a powerhouse as was his female tambourine player dancer woman💝
Starting in the spring, Bo Diddley Community Plaza will undergo extensive renovations aimed at making it the face of downtown Gainesville. 
Bo Diddley in competition for the best selfie
Grammy Nominations were announced today. The Wolf of Wall Street soundtrack grabbed one. Meth Lab Zoso Sticker is on that thing. We're considering changing the band name to "Various Artists" in case it wins. Kidding aside, it's pretty cool to be on a record with Howlin' Wolf, Bo Diddley and Elmore James that gets a Grammy nod.
Yes! Bo Diddley's on the radio...now where else would you hear him? Listen
the last time i saw him on his birthday last year he choked me because i didn't agree with his feelings about BO diddley
To quote Bo Diddley "You >DaSTarly look like you been whooped with a ugly stick-you that thing I throw peanuts at"
Watching elephant cartoons put me in mind of this fab song. Bo Diddley - elephant man: via
As Bo Diddley's band thumps out a beat screams and dances in front of them.
It's actually a song written and recorded by Bo Diddley...Clapton just covered it 😆
Crazy Bo Diddley created his own sound back then.
Playing tonight in Gainesville at the Bo Diddley Plaza, come chill 😎
also this needs to happen at Bo Diddley next years, please
Elvis Presley aint got no soul, Bo Diddley is Rock n Roll.
FRIDAY from 9pm: DJ Liam with 3 hours of outstanding black music from Bo Diddley to Cee Lo (& Stevie Wonder) Any reque…
The late Bo Diddley was born in December 1928 in Mississipi. His "Mean Machine" was created in . Brisbane.
Live music, now also featured on SATURDAY NIGHTS at the DBC Taproom! Happy to welcome George Worthmore tonight, who has played with musical legends such as Bo Diddley, Ben E. King and The Platters - come out and give him a listen, then send him off all warmed up for his set in the Bradenton Blues Festival next Saturday 12/6!
Bo Diddley: Say Man 1959 original diss. You know somethin'?. What?. You look like you've bin whooped with a ugly stick.
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reminds me of that song, "I'm a roadrunner, baby, and u cant keep up with me." Bo Diddley
What a way to lay down the Bo Diddley beat - WINDY CITY - live in Munich 2010: via
Video: Bo Diddley’s a Headhunter - Roky Erickson Live in dallas 1979 with the Nervebreakers…
Photo: chicagogeek: Muddy Waters, Little Walter and Bo Diddley at Chess Records’ Tel-Mar Studios in...
Grey Heron .: Diddley Bo has added a photo to the pool:. Ok can I go know
Once, I lived in an illegally occupied house with a bunch of hippies who used to listen to Bo Diddley all day. It was a Diddley squat.
Love Her madly by on the way. Check out this version with the band & Bo Diddley
and the Bo Diddley classic You Can''t Judge a Book by Looking at the Cover.
Well, she don't make me nervous, she don't talk too much She walks like Bo Diddley and she don't need no crutch
Rest in peace Mr. Bo Diddley. I'll miss you sooo much. 😔❤️
The results of our 10th annual SBJ/SBD Reader Survey. Or to quote Bo Diddley, "Who Do You Love?"
See review of In The Spotlight album by Bo Diddley
i'm just going to focus on my problems with BO diddley
A special Turkey Day 1996 parade in New York with Bo Diddley. See if you can spot me in the video: ...
Teaching Callum about music, good music, starting with Bo Diddley, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, leading into James Brown, Janis Joplin, Cream. Fats Domino, Jimi Hendrix, the Animals. Great music. Can't wait to teach him more. 😎
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NOT AT ALL. next you me and will cry to them openly in a moonlit Bo Diddley Plaza
Also, both Bo Diddley and Leadbelly have stirring renditions of "Boll Weevil" in their repertiore, so there's that, too.
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"If I can turn a kid onto Bo Diddley & David Byrne at the same time. I'll have done my life's work" - http:/…
you should replace that Chuck Berry photo with a Bo Diddley photo since he is a Chicago native and a bad ***
Derek from meets his wife, beers with Bo Diddley + more fresh memories from http:…
Back in the mid 1950's, I never missed a Rock and Roll show at Memorial Auditorium. Back then, the main floor was open and all the kids could dance or belly up to the edge of the stage to get up close to the performers. There was never any trouble and I don't think I ever saw a fight or a ruckus on the floor, either because they didn't happen or the police took care of them quickly. At that time, the shows were segregated, and there were separate black shows there as well. At some point later on in the 50's, they opened the balcony of the shows for minorities. All was fine until bottles were being thrown out of the balcony onto the floor.. Next they mixed the shows, one in particular was a Jackie Wilson and Jerry Lee Lewis show that WDXB put on. it included Bo Diddley, a black singer that called himself "Gorgeous George" (awful !) and others. That must have been spring of 1961. by then,they had stopped the dancing on the floor and it was all seating with a restricted area of about 15 ft. between the ...
OH WOW! loved this awesome speed painting of "Dr Who - Peter Capaldi" by Daniel Strange. "Little bit of fan art to commemorate Peter Capaldi taking over the reigns of the TARDIS. Art by - me (www.thinkstrange.co.uk) Music by - Dr Who Theme - Smerins Anti-Social Club (www.smerins.com) Who Do You Love - Bo Diddley" Check out his profile at Talenthouse.com:
Woo Hoo It's Market day Union Street Farmers Market in Beautiful downtown Bo Diddley Plaza.Come find me on...
Today in 1963 The Everly Brothers, Bo Diddley, The Rolling Stones, and others played at The Hammersmith, Odeon, London.
Today's song of the Day is a comparison between the legendary Bo Diddley and George Thorogood & the Destroyers
Do you see a connection between the percussive rhythms of skiffle/Buddy Holly/Bo Diddley etc and today’s R&B?
The officer won't tell me whats wrong with shout-singing "Counting Flowers On The Wall". I mean, no one else even is down here at Bo Diddley
Rock dudes, rocking. Photo by Clothing by Musical inspiration by Bo Diddley. ht…
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Rock and Roll Revival, Toronto show in 1969 with John Lennon, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard.
if you listen to The Beatles or Rolling Stones, light a candle for Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley.
Sure liked Shadowland when I was in HS; for some reason I now mostly recall how Straub made Bo Diddley sound like the best music of all time
And yes, of course, this magical photo of the child Trombone Shorty and Bo Diddley.
Bo Diddley - "I thank you in advance for the great round of applause I'm about to get."
Bo Diddley's Pub & Deli in SaukRapids, MN was just found at
I'm hanging out at Bo Diddley until I get The Call
Bo Diddley's guitar...with built in studio?
What music really needs is a new Bo Diddley.
The moment you realize Buddy Holly's "Bo Diddley" sounds EXACTLY like the well known song "I Want Candy"...
I can't move around and I can't stand still I'm Bo Diddley.
we're on the same wavelength today. Just got done listening to Bo Diddley.
9:16am Bo Diddley by Bo Diddley from Two on One: Bo Diddley and Go Bo Diddley
THE DIXIE DESPERADOS make their Free Fridays debut next Friday, October 17th, at 8 PM at the Bo Diddley Plaza.
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Cathy DeWitt has a show on 10/10/2014 at 08:00 PM @ Bo Diddley Plaza in Gainesville, FL
Blues covers can be fun...I do a Bo-Diddley-beat cover of Morphine's "You Speak My Language":
Time for all the guitars!!! Bo Diddley, The Ventures, Link Wray, Man or Astroman, and Eddie Cochran make Christian happy! Oh yeah.
I added a video to a playlist BO DIDDLEY 1965
Really is a amazing where you can with that "Bo Diddley beat". So many songs.
Now Playing Bo Diddley -- Hit Or Miss on Focused Radio the Best of Both Worlds
“there's also Bo Diddley and Little Richard.”Little Richard the real King Of Rock N Roll
Daily Factoidal Dosage - 9/29 1654 - Composer Vincenz Lubeck was born. 1674 - Jacques Hotteterre was born. 1930 - Bing Crosby married Dixie Lee. 1947 - Dizzy Gillespie gave his first Carnegie Hall concert. 1954 - The movie musical "A Star Is Born" made its world premiere in Hollywood. 1956 - RCA Victor, by this day, had received 856,327 advance orders for "Love Me Tender" by Elvis Presley. 1962 - "My Fair Lady" closed after a 6½ year run on Broadway. The show, Bo Diddley at the time, held the record for the longest-running musical. 1963 - The Rolling Stones opened their first English tour in London at the New Victoria. Also on the bill were and the Everly Brothers. 1967 - "I Heard it Through the Grapevine" was released by Gladys Knight & the Pips. 1967 - Mickey Hart joined the Grateful Dead. 1974 - John Lennon appeared on WNEW-FM in New York as a guest DJ. 1975 - Jackie Wilson fell into a coma. He never recovered. 1976 - Jerry Lee Lewis was charged with shooting a firearm within the city limits. He hit . ...
Baby Alex is really digging the Bo Diddley records I'm playing right now.
Bo Diddley's Beach Party (1963) is an album from my collection that I have just completed a retro-review on, as part of a weekly column for the paper I work for. It's notable as being Bo Diddley's first live album, it features arguably the very best live version of his great track Road Runner, and was the first example of "remote recording". You can read about it, listen to some fantastic tracks and see some videos.
With that Bo Diddley guitar David Gogo could be Bo Gogo!
You are invited to 'A night in El Barrio' tonight at Bo Diddley Community Plaza, featuring Tropix. 8pm
Friday morning. Let's marvel at Bo Diddley and his band:
Pretty solid argument for here...Get the wins the rest of the way and let things fall into…
The great pioneer of rock and roll. Bo Diddley
This picture was taken the day the Bo Diddley Community Plaza was christened and had nothing to do with a Trayvon Martin protest.
"Don't let your mouth write no check that your tail can't cash." ― Bo Diddley
EXCITED about our NEW LOCATION - sound checks have been done and we are ready for our first show at our new...
Craft beer seekers in St. Cloud: Beaver Island Brewing will open in old downtown Bo Diddley's from
"Bo Diddley" was ranked on 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
“I opened the door for a lot of people and they left me holdin' the knob” Bo Diddley
Hah! "I am a god" as an album track is hard to resist. Bo Diddley would approve.
I just sent Bo Diddley to your files in.
Bo Diddley's expansion in is complete. Music awaits.
1:25am Bo Diddley by Bo Diddley from The Best of Bo Diddley
The Family Dog presents Bo Diddley and Lee Michaels in San Francisco, 1967. Poster artwork by William Henry.
This Labor Day Weekend, Rhythm Radio puts its regular countdown format on hiatus to bring you 60 full hours of Classic Albums. Log on this weekend and you'll hear full-length LPs by some of the greatest Rhythm & Blues and Soul-music luminaries of the '50s, '60s and early 70s! Our Classic Albums Weekend kicks off at 12:00 noon EDT on Friday, August 29th, and repeats through 12:01 a.m. EDT on Monday, September 1st. This is what you'll hear: 1. "After School Session," Chuck Berry [1957] 2. "Here's Little Richard!" [1957] 3. "This is Fats Domino" [1956] 4. "The Paragons Meet The Jesters" [1959] 5. "Bo Diddley" [1958] 6. "The Genius of Ray Charles" [1959] 7. "Down and Out Blues," Sonny Boy Williamson [1959] 8. "Dedicated to You," The “5” Royales [1958] 9. "At Last," Etta James [1960] 10. "Two Steps from the Blues," Bobby “Blue” Bland [1961] 11. "Live at the Apollo," James Brown [1963] 12. "Night Beat," Sam Cooke [1963] 13. "Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes featuring Veronica" [1964] 14. "Live at the Re ...
Last night was an embarrassment of musical riches on TV. Stumbled on to one of those PBS shows, but very different from any of the others. This one had no live performances, just clips from long ago. Things I had never seen. Where did they get them?? Gene Vincent, Buddy Holly, Bo Diddley. Two songs from the Platters. How wonderful that was, to see all the real Platters. The memories of the Platters and others of their ilk have been so diminished by all the phony groups pretending to be them - to see the REAL Platters performing so elegantly, with Tony Williams' voice soaring over everything - yes, now I remember why they were great. That is needed once in awhile. Lloyd Price doing Personality. Don't know where it was from - was lip synced for sure, but there was a band and all the feel of a live performance. Lloyd Price, YUM! Also a clip of Roy Orbison I'd never seen before - Pretty Woman with a bunch of ladies, and then he did Crying. Still amazes me he could sing like that and not open his ...
Bo Diddley by Jerry Dee and The Intruders (1963) | original by Bo Diddley (1955)
"Mess Around",Bo Diddley,was listening to Dennis Prager,heard inst.sounded like Bo,was,still haven't heard it again
No one's handing me a Tim Robbins foghorn2the world2protest my"muzzling"&I can't take it w/me,so"Here'Tis",Bo Diddley
Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, Bo Diddley,Talking Heads, Beck, Robert Johnson, Kanye West, Metallica, Leadbelly, Dead Kennedys, Allman Bros, *** Dale, Velvet Underground, Elvis, Howlin' Wolf, Loretta Lynn, The Police, The Stooges... are just some of the artists Jack White has covered live in less than 20 dates of his current tour. So *** pumped to see him and Benjamin Booker and hit up a Chicago Cubs game in less than a week.
Certainly, there is good stuff, like Howlin' Wolf, Big Bill Broonzy, Bo Diddley, Patti Page, Santo & Johnny, etc.
I once saw Bo Diddley at a Blues Fest in Wales and he said to video togs:‘ you can sit at my table but you ain’t getting my chicken’.
Minnie Julia Riperton Rudolph (November 8, 1947 – July 12, 1979), known professionally as Minnie Riperton, was an American singer-songwriter best known for her 1975 single "Lovin' You". She was married to songwriter and music producer Richard Rudolph from 1972 until her death in 1979. They had two children: music engineer Marc Rudolph and actress/comedienne Maya Rudolph. Riperton grew up on Chicago's South Side. As a child, she studied music, drama, and dance at Chicago's Lincoln Center. In her teen years, she sang lead vocals for the Chicago-based girl group, The Gems. Her early affiliation with the legendary Chicago-based Chess Records afforded her the opportunity to sing backup for various established artists such as Etta James, Fontella Bass, Ramsey Lewis, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, and Muddy Waters. While at Chess, Riperton also sang lead for the experimental rock/soul group Rotary Connection, from 1967 to 1971. In 1969 Riperton, along with Rotary Connection, played in the first Catholic Rock Mass at ...
Listened to Sam Cooke, Jimi Hendrix, Bo Diddley, & Jimmy Cliff while making breakfast & ended up with the best eggs ever. Coincidence? Yes.
Today (June 12) in Local music history: In 1999 — The legendary Bo Diddley performed at the 10th annual Gulf Coast Jam in Port Arthur. In 1981 — Judas Priest performed inside the Beaumont Civic Center for the second time in 13 months as the group returned to Southeast Texas with the “World Wide Blitz Tour” in support of its February 1981 album, “Point of Entry,” which features the popular songs “Headin’ Out to the Highway,” “Hot Rockin’” and “Don’t Go.” Opening the show was fellow metal act, Iron Maiden, which was touring in support of its album, “Killers,” featuring vocalist Paul Di’Anno. The album featured the popular songs “Wrathchild” and “Murders in the Rue Morgue.”
know this blues started from slaves that's original gangsta. It began in Africa with one tribe kidnapping people from neighbouring villages, who were then forced on to ships and taken off to America. They were eventually sold into slavery for a few hundred dollars each and made to work on the plantations in the south. With them came their customs, language, dress and their songs which would be sung in the cotton fields to help the days go by. From these people came the children who grew up to become the great Blues singers and musicians whose stories will be told in the pages that follow. Most, like Charlie Patton, Willie Dixon, Magic Sam, Bo Diddley, Sonny Boy Williamson II, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker & B.B. King came from Mississippi, while others came from the surrounding areas, Jimmy Witherspoon from Arkansas, Blind Willie McTell and Tampa Red from Georgia, Leadbelly, Memphis Minnie and Little Walter from Louisiana, but still all from the south. Also from this area William Christopher ...
June 14, 2014 Levon Helm Studios Masters of the Telecaster- Jim Weider, G.E. Smith and Danny Kortchmar A Historical Night of Roots Rock n Roll. Playing tunes from Lee Dorsey & Bo Diddley to Al Green and, of course, the classic Roy Buchanan tunes like "Sweet Dreams" and much more - by some of the best telecaster players in the country! Jim Weider- Guitar GE Smith- Guitar and Vocals Danny Kortchmar- Guitar and Vocals Randy Ciarlante- Drums Brian Mitchell- Keyboards and Vocals Byron Isaacs- Bass
27 YEARS AGO TODAY: JCP @ Greenwood, SC - May 26, 1987 TV taping: Pro - 5/30/87 - - featured Johnny Weaver & Bob Caudle on commentary; included Weaver & Caudle conducting an opening ringside interview with Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson regarding their quest for the NWA Tag Team Championship and Paul Jones replacing Rick Rude with Ivan Koloff on the championship team; featured Tony Schiavone conducting an interview with Chris Champion & Sean Royal regarding Jimmy Valiant & NWA Jr. Heavyweight Champion Lazortron, during which they made fun of Dusty Rhodes; included Schiavone conducting an interview with NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard, alongside Dark Journey, regarding his $100,000 match against Rhodes June 6 at the Greensboro Coliseum; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with Lex Luger & JJ Dillon regarding NWA US Champion Nikita Koloff, during which Luger said Koloff had become soft and was a shadow of his former self; included a Dusty Rhodes music video to the tune of Bo Diddley's "You Can't Judge ...
So Gord's reminiscing listening to Music Legends of Rock 'n' Roll - Fats Domino, Johnny Cash, the Everly Brothers, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bo Diddley, Buddy Knox, Carl Perkins, Johnny Otis, Ronnie Hawkins and so on lol. I guess being born in 1952, he remembers some of the late 50's music lol
Must be bored ! Sat watching the football thinking of songs to suit football managers, got 4 to start with feel free to add more: Harry Redknapp - taxman (George Harrison) Mauricio Pochettino - don't cry for me Argentina. Sam Allerdyce - Mona (Bo Diddley) Jose Moriniho - shut up a yer face (joe Dolcie).
On this day in music - - in 1955, Bill Haley and His Comets' seminal single "Rock Around the Clock" entered the Top 40 for the first time. It would go on to become the first rock song to get to number 1 on the charts (a year after its release). On the same day, Bo Diddley's single "Bo Diddley" (b-side was the constantly covered "I'm a Man") hit the R&B charts. Why different charts? Cuz racism. - in 1956, The Platters release their debut self-titled album - in 1969, Neil Young and Crazy Horse released their first album together, Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere. If the stories are to be believed, Young wrote the majority of the album while sick in bed with a high fever. Whether it was illness or divine inspiration that gave us that album, I know who gave it to me (eternal thanks to Dave Tomar for using that album to turn me on to Neil Young after really disliking him up to that point) - also in 1969, a van crash claims the lives of Martin Lamble and Jeannie Franklin of Fairport Convention - in 1976, A ...
Stephen Lawrence "Steve" Winwood was born on May 12,1948 in Handsworth, Birmingham, England. At the age of 14, Winwood joined the Spencer Davis Group. As a teenager, Winwood played organ and guitar, backing blues singers such as Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, T-Bone Walker, Howlin' Wolf, Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley on their Uk tours. In April 1967, he formed Traffic with Jim Capaldi, Dave Mason & Chris Wood. In 1968 Winwood played the organ on the song "Voodoo Chile" on the Jimi Hendrix album Electric Ladyland. He formed the supergroup Blind Faith in 1969 with Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker, and Ric Grech.
Some Howlin' Wolf, some Elmore James, some John Lee Hooker, some Bo Diddley, and the movie has more than an hour and a half left.
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On sale from Tuesday, April 29, the latest issue of MOJO magazine enters the orbit of one of the world’s biggest and best bands, the mighty Black Keys. Plus free CD, The Black Keys And Friends, features 15 tracks by Dr. John, Bo Diddley, Pete Molinari, R.L. Burnside, and many more alongside the Keys…
Tony Blackburn just played this on Radio 2. Great cover of Bo Diddley. You can never get enough Bo Diddley...even if it's from hairy geezers!
Burt Kaempfert, Ray Conniff, Bo Diddley, James Last and heavily featured on my parents radiogram. Drove me nuts then, oh how I've changed!
Country gentlemen such as Chet Atkins, rock 'n' rollers including George Harrison, and bluesmen like Bo Diddley all played this maker's guitars, while drummers like Phil Collins and Max Roach played their drums. Who are they?
I'm still not sure on the dude to the right of Jerry.. (I looked at some of the comments and people are saying Ry Cooder.. maybe?) Here's what I got before I clicked on the comments.. (the ones I've marked below in parenthesis I had to look up didn't recognize them at first glance..) Also, Neil should have been in there, among a few others.. Answers (I think..) below. Frank Zappa, George Harrison, Slash, Jimi Hendrix, Keith Richards, (Jimmy Page), SRV, Eric Clapton, (Mark Knopfler), (Brian May), (Johnny Ramone), Jack White, The Edge, Chuck Berry, Angus Young, Pete Townshend, (Tony Iommi), Eddie Van Halen, (David Gilmour), Ace Frehley, (Ritchie Blackmore), Duane Allman, Kirk Hammett, Carlos Santana, (John Frusciante), (Yngwie Malmsteen), Kurt Cobain, Michael Bloomfield, Jerry Garcia, (Ry Cooder*), Bo Diddley, Jeff Beck, Tom Morello, Brian Setzer, and Peter Green. I laughed a little at the Peter green.. the artist did a cool job on Green and Bloomfield looks cool. I like the Jerry with the strat to try an . ...
19:00 Paul Jones: The best in R&B sounds, including Big Joe Williams and Bo Diddley.
The Chess studio (Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones and The Yardbirds) was at 2120 S. Michigan. Just 7 blocks north on the opposite side of Michigan Avenue was the Vee Jay studio (Staple Singers, Eddie Harris, the Four Seasons and the Beatles).
Tayles here!! Music from the 60's is our theme Saturday morning. It doesn't matter if your Taste runs from Paul and Paula to Jimi Hendrix we'll play your requested tunes.as many as we can during our three hour show. A tip of the cap to a listener from Rollinsford for this weeks St. Anthony's Bakery and Café Trivia Contest and a listener from Durham who provided us with this week's Golick's Dairy Bar [yum!!!] (Taste Test featuring Bo Diddley and The Rolling Stones. Free Prizes, great music, a few laughs with The Moondog, Steve The "Tie-Dye" Fab, and me.Saturday morning at 9 'til Noon on The Tayles & Co. Radio Show heard only on WXEX Radio FM 92.1 & AM 1540 plus online web streams at: www.WXEXradio.com
Here's Bart's article on his hero, and along with Fats Domino and Bo Diddley, the biggest influence on The...
Tonight on The Show we'll be playing some: Jimmy Rogers, Canned Heat, Bo Diddley & Muddy Waters. It's gonna be smooth...
This weeks PICK is Robert Lee "Bobby" Parker (August 31, 1937 – October 31, 2013[2]), was an American blues-rock guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is best known for his 1961 song, "Watch Your Step", a single for the V-Tone record label which reached the Billboard Hot 100; the song was performed by, and influenced, the Beatles among others. Born in Lafayette, Louisiana, but raised in Los Angeles, California, Parker first aspired to a career in entertainment at a young age. By the 1950s, Parker had started working on electric guitar with several blues and R&B bands of the time, with his first stint being with Otis Williams and the Charms. Over the next few years, he also played lead guitar with Bo Diddley (including an appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show), toured with Paul Williams, Sam Cooke, Jackie Wilson, LaVern Baker, Clyde McPhatter, and the Everly Brothers. He first recorded, as Bobby Parks, with the Paul Williams band in 1956. His first solo single, "Blues Get Off My Shoulder", was recorded in 1 ...
Mike McCartney Shares His Photos and Memories of The Beatles, Hendrix and Bo Diddley at Swansea's Grand Theatre
Fancy Ray's Top Ten Favorite Sings Of All Time(Updated) 1st of I'm a TOTAL Music Freak. It's my Drug, my Lover and My Warm Blanket.. This is a really challenging for me. To make a list of ten - just 10 - songs that I love. Because there are SO Many songs that move me. Some songs inspire me. Others move my feet, some stimulate my mind, While others just connect me with the some special person and/or memory from the past. This list is not perfect. There is no Parliament/Funkadelic on it. Honestly, I don't think I would believe, or trust a Brotha who grew up in the 70's-80's and didn't have a one P-Funk song in his Top 10 list of Favorites Songs. Heck, I could do a Top Ten List with George/Bootsy - Alone! What about Little Richards 50's Rock'n'Roll Hits? None included in my Top Ten. That's UNREAL, because they are The Foundations of my music collection. Nor are there any Rick James, Curtis Mayfield, The Time, Bo Diddley, Esquerita, Rolling Stones, Jackie Wilson, Al Jolson, OTIS REDDING, or Ray Charles??? ...
Chicago Blues guitarist Otis "Big Smokey" Smothers was born on this day in 1929 in Lexington, MS. Chicago Blues has its own 'Smothers Brothers. I don`t know which one Mom always like best. Otis "Big Smokey" was the older brother of Albert (Abe) "Little Smokey" Smothers by a decade, and was the first to arrive in Chicago from Mississippi. Big Smokey played around the South Side and hooked up with Howlin` Wolf, recording "Who`s Been Talking", "Tell Me", "Going Back Home" and "I Asked For Water" with The Wolf in 1956-'57. Federal Records recorded Smothers with Freddy King on lead guitar and released an album in the early 60s that is now highly prized by collectors. Aside from a few obscure singles, Big Smokey did not record again untill 1986 when he released "Got My Eyes On You" on Red Beans Records. Ace Records has re-issued the delightful "Sings The Back Porch Blues" and Wolf Records has "Chicago Blues: Vol 1". Smothers also recorded with The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and Bo Diddley.
This is a fair and clever summary of what happened between 1949 and 1954, when black and white musical traditions cross-educated each other, and then disc jockey Alan Freed popularized the phrase "rock and roll," which was black slang for having sex.   Now along comes Rolling Stone magazine, huckstering a commercial myth to sell magazines, get advertising, and make a buck. Along the way, they falsify and simplify the history of America's music.   The current issue, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the creation of rock 'n' roll and is stuffed with advertisements, declares that Elvis Presley invented the music. This is revisionist history as a marketing gimmick.   No one person started rock 'n' roll. It was a black and white alloy of Fats Domino, Lloyd Price, Ike Turner, Hank Williams, Joe Turner, Louis Jordan, Ray Charles, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Buddy Holly - and Elvis Presley.   Presley himself never claimed to have invented rock 'n' roll. He always talked ab ...
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March 20, 1935 -Influential Blues drummer best known as the inventor of the "double shuffle" beat, as well as guitarist, Sam Lay was born in Birmingham, AL. Today Sam's celebrating his 79th Birthday Lay began his career in 1957, as the drummer for the Original Thunderbirds, and soon after became the drummer for the harmonica player Little Walter. In the early 1960s, Lay began recording and performing with prominent blues musicians such as Willie Dixon, Howlin' Wolf, Eddie Taylor, John Lee Hooker, Junior Wells, Bo Diddley, Magic Sam, Jimmy Rogers, Earl Hooker, and Muddy Waters. The recordings Lay made during this time, along with Waters' Fathers and Sons album recorded in 1969, are considered to be among the definitive works from the careers of Waters and Wolf. In the mid 1960s, Lay joined the Paul Butterfield Blues Band and recorded and toured extensively with them. Bob Dylan, with Lay as his drummer, was the first performer to introduce electric-rock at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965. Lay also recorde ...
  Until 1992, Lester Davenport's chief claims to blues fame were the 1955 Bo Diddley Chess session he played harp on (it produced "Pretty Thing" and "Bring It to Jerome") and a lengthy, much more recent stint holding down the harmonica slot with the multi-generational Gary, IN, band, the Kinsey Report. That instantly changed with the issue of Davenport's own album for Earwig, When the Blues Hit You; now this Chicago blues veteran had something on the shelves to call his very own.   Davenport hit Chicago in 1945 at age 14. He quickly soaked up the sights and sounds so prevalent on the local blues scene, checking out Arthur "Big Boy" Spires, Snooky Pryor, and Homesick James, who invited the youngster to jam sessions and tutored him on the intricacies of the idiom. Gigs with Spires and James preceded his brief hookup with Bo Diddley (which included a booking behind Diddley at New York's famous Apollo Theater). Davenport led his own band while holding down a day job as a paint sprayer during the 1960s, rema ...
Ger ready to get horizontal this weekend on the Rock N Rhythm Revue..."Shelved" is the latest installment, featuring: Young Jessie, Fats Domino, Carl Perkins, the Spiders, Willie Brown, the Du Droppers, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Walter & Bo Diddley. Tune in this Friday night @ 9:30 on WITT 91.9 FM.
is readying to go on the air as part of the MONKEES MARATHON ON STONY BROOK RADIO WUSB FM tonight from 12 am to 3 am EDT. I'll be focusing on covers by the Monkees of artists like Ray Charles and Bo Diddley and covers of Monkees songs by artists like the Sex Pistols, Sh...
TONIGHT: Dazzling performances from some of the biggest names in rock and blues history - including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bo Diddley, Delbert McClinton and more - are featured in this world television premiere of a concert taped in 1989 and presumed lost for nearly 20 years. Don't miss "A Celebration of Blues and Soul: The 1989 Inaugural Concert" tonight at 10pm. Enjoy!
Wow! it's March already... I've been recording alot lately & will soon have a new single release titled: "A Dream Unchained" As soon as I get word it's up I'll post it! Meanwhile, I've done a series of "colaborations" that will be trickling out within the next few months. Starting with: a Bobby Beausoleil cut of: (the Jimi Hendrix classic "Red House".) OUT NOW! You can find the credit he gives me at his Bobby Beausoleil website. Bobby is about to release a new album that also has me playing on his cut of (the Bo Diddley classic: "Who DoYou Love".) Now, this week I finished a colaboration on a really cool Gospel/soul/hiphop song called "Never Let Me Go" It's an amazing & POWERFUL spiritual testiment that has made everyone cry who've heard it! IT'S COMING SOON! In album news, I'm waiting for the album art photo pieces to arrive so I can get it all to my graphic artist to complete for the "Steel Horse" album. (To be released just before summer). New Web news: I'm now online on these cool "Streaming" sites: 1 ...
March 2nd: On this Day in Music History 1955, Elvis Presley appeared at Porky's Rooftop Club in Newport, Arkansas. Constantly on the road, performing night after night this was the group's 46th show this year, (Elvis along with Scotty Moore and Bill Black). 1955, Bo Diddley has his first recording session at Universal Recording Studio in Chicago, where he laid down 'Bo Diddley', which went on the top the US R&B chart by the following June. 1960, After completing his national service and flying back to America, Elvis Presley stepped on British soil for the first and only time in his life when the plane carrying him stopped for refuelling at Prestwick Airport, Scotland. 1961, The Everly Brothers had their third UK No.1 single with 'Walk Right Back' a song written by Sonny Curtis of The Crickets. 1963, The Four Seasons became the first group to have 3 consecutive No.1's in the US when 'Walk Like A man', started a three week run at the top, a No.12 in hit the UK. 1964, The Beatles began filming what would bec ...
Did anybody see on TV last night PBS what a great show 1989 INAUGURAL CONSERT what great players Percy Sledge,Bo Diddley,Albert Collins Sam Moore, and of course 2 cats on guitar Stevie Ray and big brother Jimmie Vaughan what a cool show check it out next time it gets aired THANK YOU PBS ONCE AGAIN.How can I forget MR DR John.
An open letter to Jeff Spevak I really enjoyed your article on Charlie Parr. It sounds like he's had an interesting life. And I loved your article on Dave Donnelly, as I have told you. He was a true original. And a friend. That said, I don't really believe you have ever explored some of the musicians that have been here all these years. These are some world class players. I know you know Joe Beard, Chet Catallo and John Cole, but what about Dan Schmitt, Dave Riccione, Dave Profeta, Tony Castronova, Don Mancuso, Steve Grilles - and these are the guys just off the top my head. Sometime, I'd like to tell you about traveling in Maine, 40 below zero, or Quebec, when I thought I could speak French. Or playing with Bo Diddley or Robert Cray, John Hammond and Elvin Bishop. Or The Neville Brothers. Or Sam and Dave... the list goes on - I was one of the first to play at The Penny Arcade, and Scorgie's. There are a few stories from right here in our little burg that may never see the light of day, (maybe so ...
USA TODAY Article! Malcolm White, director of the Mississippi Development Authority's Tourism Division, is now promoting that link with the Mississippi slogan: "Birthplace of American Music." and that is so true! That's what we prove here in our Rock & Blues Museum and one of the reasons for moving our Museum from the Netherlands to Mississippi in 2005. Roger Stolle wrote for DELTA MAGAZINE quoting me back in 2009 On February 7th, 1964, four lads from Liverpool stepped off a Pan Am Yankee Clipper at the newly renamed JFK International Airport. They were met by throngs of bemused reporters and obsessed fans. As the story goes, a reporter asked the young Brits, "What are you most looking forward to seeing in America?" John Lennon replied, "Bo Diddley and Muddy Waters." To which another reporter supposedly asked, "Muddy Waters? Where's that?" Paul McCartney laughed and said, "Don't you know who your own famous people are here?" Theo Dasbach of the Rock & Blues Museum in Clarksdale was living in his Holland a ...
Today's Final Vinyl is Bo Diddley's "Bo Diddley is a Gun Slinger" from his album 16 All Time Greatest Hits…
I know, who's doing that Bo Diddley version or is it his original
Bo Diddley, Carlos Santana, Eric Clapton, Slash, and Jimi Hendrix are in the living room playing guitar hero. WHO WINS?
Today In Oldies Music History: February 25 -- Births 1927: Ralph Stanley 1929: Tommy Newsom 1932: Faron Young 1942: Roy Michaels (Cat Mother and the All Night News Boys) 1943: George Harrison 1948: Elkie Brooks 1957: Stuart Wood (The Bay City Rollers) Deaths 1993: Toy Caldwell (The Marshall Tucker Band) Events 1961: A big day for Elvis. First, Elvis Presley Day is declared in Memphis by Tennessee Governor Buford Ellington. At a luncheon in his honor, RCA presents him with a diamond watch commemorating his 75 million records sold, and Elvis holds a press conference. As part of the festivities, he performs two rare charity shows at the city's Ellis Auditorium. A private party is held at Graceland late in the evening. 1963: Vee Jay releases the first US single by the then-unknown Beatles: "Please Please Me" b/w "Ask Me Why." It fails to make any impact whatsoever, but will become a collector's item in recent years due to the first pressing, which misspells the band name as the "Beattles." 1965: The Rolling S ...
Just finished watching Chuck Berry being documented. Telling his story as he revisits people & places of his past & present leading up to headlining a live concert with Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Etta James, Robert Craig, Julian Lennon, etc, that has left me breathless. Not to mention all the notables being interviewed over their own run-ins with him. They were as frank as he had to be. Bo Diddley, Little Richard, telling it like it is with payola, white folks, greed, sex. Jerry Lee Lewis having his say. The brawls between them. The docudrama was not pretty. As edgy as the blues. Fast as rock & roll. The real & true story behind it all. At times down right embarrassing. But a testament to a man who did not seem to lose his cool over it all. Even when he hit bottom & the bottom fell out. He in fact rose above it like a Phoenix from the ashes of his BLACK FEET to display a finesse, a charming affability, a confidence, a magnetic & shimmering glow about him I have only been able to personally see in one o ...
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Doing 110 at 3AM, Bouncing off of Nothing, Fortune Wheel, Little Lies, Back to the Crossroad, You treat me bad, True to the Blues, and many more originals and Classic Blues Covers like Bo Diddley and more. I hope you can join us next Friday night at 7:30 in West Bridgewater with Jim Gambino, Domenic Micarelli, Russell Shoals Dougherty, Jumpin George Matt Gordon
My Dad Giuseppe Maini sr made us all proud! Famous Jazz Sax Playser pro at 12 played with the greatest chalie Parker Dizzy Ray Charlies ect Best Friend Lenny Bruce! Look up Joe MAINI ON WEB! what a loss ! Passed along with Lenny Bruce at 34 Im Giuseppe Maini lll and last been on my own since 10 professional Magician at 8 ran my own store in Portsmouth Nh then King Crabbed in Alaska Work on feature films like Pulp Fiction Dusk till Dawn CB4 Dragon Played Harmonica with Bo Diddley and Sleepy La Beef we work hard have Pride in our work and have talents passed down from generations ! Nothing gets in our way of our dreams!!! And we never die really just relocate change our names to Smith and grow a beard! Nobody harms our family or loved ones period! No matter what!!! My Grandfather Giuseppe Maini Sr was told by his doctor to drink a glass of deigo red each day for his heart so he drank 10 and lived to 96 still drove in LA till then and was a famous cabnet maker wood carver ! IM ITTALION AND CHEROKEE INDIAN w ...
The Clash, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Bob Marley, The Ramones, Louis Jordan, Desmond Dekker, Little Richard, James Brown, Ken Boothe and even Boudleaux Bryant... The Fabulous Rootabeggars got it all going on down at The Fairview this coming Friday night! You may even hear the odd Roots Roundup tune!
Is there anything in this world finer than a list? I was nominated by Graeme Larmour The 12 Album Challenge. This is what to do. In your status list twelve albums that have stayed with you over the years. No particular order and don't overthink it. Be impulsive and know that they'd change if you did it again tomorrow. (Oh, and you don't need to do the little quotes - that's just my infinite capacity for pretension). Then tag at least 10 friends, (ideally including me) to share what you've chosen. And ask them to do the same. And in no particular order... Culture - Two Sevens Clash (1977) "One day Joseph Hill had a vision, while riding a bus..." Bikini Kill/Huggy Bear - Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah/Our Troubled Youth (1993) "we had to explain stuff that might have been obvious to American kids but was alien to young British kids" Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley (1958) "Bring It To Jerome!" Public Enemy - Fear Of a Black Planet (1990) "The aesthetic code of hip hop does not seek to render invisible the layers of samples, so ...
Happy Valentine's Day to all of our fans! It's you who make the journey through this crazy rock and roll world worth it. As a special treat, straight from the heart of Texas, here's an Alejandro Escovedo rendition of Bo Diddley's "Road Runner." Enjoy!
Next Up - sherif and the ravels - shombalor, the neanderthauls - phantom dragster, the makers - (i'm a) concrete wall, johnny kidd and the pirates - i can tell, jack rabbit slim - lula mae, slim harpo - i'm a king bee, the shades - strolling after dark, kip tyler & his flips - eternity, the cramps - it thing hard-on, captain beefheart - hard working man, screaming jay hawkins - frenzy, the sparkles - hipsville 29bc, the makers - four button suite, kip tyler and his flips - she's my witch, the sonics - maintaining my cool, the frantics - (do the) jacknife, billy lee riley - no name girl, the meteors - my daddy is a vampire, the cramps - jungle hop, and think that might just be the show for tonight - wink - Now Spinnin' - Bo Diddley - Crackin' Up - here on Songs Lux Taught us and We Love
QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE "Happy Trails" (1969) AMG Review by Lindsay Planer [-] Without question, this follow-up to Quicksilver Messenger Service's self-titled debut release is the most accurate in portraying the band on vinyl in the same light as the group's critically and enthusiastically acclaimed live performances. The album is essentially centered around the extended reworkings of Bo Diddley's "Who Do You Love?" and "Mona," as well as the lesser lauded -- yet no less intense -- contribution of Gary Duncan's (guitar/vocals) "Calvary." This album is the last to feature the original quartet incarnation of QMS. The collective efforts of John Cipollina (guitar/vocals), Greg Elmore (percussion), David Freiberg (bass/vocals), and the aforementioned Duncan retain the uncanny ability to perform with a psychedelic looseness of spirit, without becoming boring or in the least bit pretentious. The side-long epic "Who Do You Love?" suite is split into an ensemble introduction and coda as well as four distinc ...
From BRHQ - Here's a great clip from Bonnie's performance with Bo Diddley on The Tonight Show Jay Leno from 18 years ago! Enjoy and remember to tune in TONIGHT to watch Bonnie perform on Jay's show one last time! Jimmy Fallon and Betty White will also appear.
This Day In Music! January 31 1961 - The "Bobby Darin and Friends" TV special aired on NBC-TV. 1969 - Bobby Darin walked off the set of the "Jackie Gleason Show" when he was not allowed to sing "Long Line Rider." 1970 - In New Orleans, LA, the Grateful Dead were busted for possession of LSD and barbiturates. The event was alleged to be the inspiration for the song "Truckin." 1970 - Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR) filmed a television special. 1972 - Aretha Franklin sang at Mahalia Jackson's funeral. 1978 - Greg Herbert (Blood Sweat & Tears) died of a drug overdose in Amsterdam during the band's European tour. He was 30 years old. 1979 - The Clash began their first North American tour with Bo Diddley as their opening act. 1986 - "Down and Out in Beverly Hills" opened co-starring Little Richard. 1988 - Herb Alpert performed the U.S. national anthem at Super Bowl XXII. 1998 - The "Come Together" benefit concert was held in New Jersey. The benefit was for the family of Sgt. Patrick King, a police officer in ...
January 21st 2006: A chartered plane carrying Bon Jovi skidded off the runway at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport in Hamilton, ON. Nobody was injured. 2001: During the 58th Golden Globe Awards, Bob Dylan took home a Golden Globe for Best Original Song for “Things Have Changed” from the movie Wonder Boys. 1997: Colonel Tom Parker, Elvis Presley’s manager died of a stroke in Las Vegas. He was 87 years old. 1992: Billy Idol pled guilty to assault & battery charges stemming from an incident outside a West Hollywood restaurant. He was fined $2,700. 1989: Def Leppard peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Armageddon It” which was their fourth and final top ten single in the U.S. 1987: During the second Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York City, B.B. King was inducted by Sting, ZZ Top inducted Bo Diddley, *** Jones of Foreigner inducted Eddie Cochran, Ricky Nelson was posthumously inducted by John Fogerty & Roy Orbison was inducted by Bruce ...
CT Blues Challenge Winner Danny “Double Dynamite” Draher, plays with his band tonight at Smokin spokes in Canton! From Chicago, Danny began his professional career as guitarist for Otis Rush and Buddy Guy at The Checkerboard Lounge. He moved to New York City and soon became the guitarist, singer and bandleader of choice. Through his reputation, he and his band have been hired by the who’s who of the music industry. He has recorded and toured nationally and internationally with artists such as Dr. John, Etta James, Paul Butterfield and Allen Toussaint. He performed with Buster Poindexter, Bo Diddley and the Uptown Horns at the Palladium for the Democratic Convention party in New York City with President Clinton on sax. Danny played many jazz and blues festivals including “The Montreaux JazzFestival” and “The North Sea Jazz Festival”. Paul Butterfield and Chris Allen Toussaint. He was the musical director for the 1992 Rhythm and Blues Foundation Awards with some of the award recipients being A ...
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