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Bo Diddley
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    (December 30, 1928-June 2, 2008)
    Birth name is Otha Ellas Bates McDaniel
    Recorded the albums: 'Bo Diddley (1958),' 'Go Bo Diddley (1959),' 'In The Spotlight (1960),' 'Bo Diddley Is A Gunslinger (1963),' 'Two Great Guitars (1964),' 'Super Blues (1967),' 'The Super Super Blues Band (1969),' 'The London Bo Diddley Sessions (1973),' 'The Mighty Bo Diddley Sessions (1973),' 'Breakin' Through The B.S. (1989),' 'The Chess Box (1990),' 'Promises (1994),' 'A Man Amongst Men (1996),' 'Road Runner Live (1998),' 'Live (1998),' Bo Knows Bo (1998),' 'This Should Not Be (1998),' 'I'm A Man (1998),' 'Bo's Blues (1998)' and '20th Century's Masters The Millennium Collection'
    He played a rectangular box-shaped guitar.
    He often put his name on his albums (e.g: Bo Diddley, Go Bo Diddley and Diddley Wah Diddley).
    Sometimes he played the guitar with his teeth.
    His biggest hit 'Bo Diddley' ripped off the English folk song 'Hush Little Baby.'
    He was in Bo Jackson's 'Bo Knows' shoe ads, where he exclaimed, 'Bo don't know Diddley.'
    He was influenced by Louis Jordan, Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker.
    Many great musicians and bands listed him as their influence including Aerosmith, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Yardbirds, Eric Burdon, John Fogerty and Slash.
    He was adopted by his mother's cousin.
    Sunday August 18, 2002 was proclaimed to be 'Bo Diddley's Day.'
    He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1987).
    He was also inducted into the Blues Foundation's Blues Hall of Fame (2004).
    He was self taught playing guitar.
    His career lasted for over 5 decades.
    He played rhythm guitar for Chuck Berry.

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