Bo Diddley

Bo Diddley

Bo Diddley

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Top Songs

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Bo Diddley [with Robbie Robertson And Eric Clapton]
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Who Do You Love
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Diana
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Road Runner (As Heard in the Mazda Commercial)
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You Can't Judge A Book By It's Cover [Single Version]

Albums

  • Bo Diddley

    Sep 2020 • 1 song

  • Cozy Songs

    May 2020 • 22 songs

  • Crackin' Up

    Apr 2020 • 20 songs

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Bo Diddley

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He only had a few hits in the 1950s and early '60s, but as Bo Diddley sang, "You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover." You can't judge an artist by his chart success, either, and Diddley produced greater and more influential music than all but a handful of the best early rockers. The Bo Diddley beat -- bomp, ba-bomp-bomp, bomp-bomp -- is one of rock & roll's bedrock rhythms, showing up in the work of Buddy Holly, the Rolling Stones, and even pop-garage knock-offs like the Strangeloves' 1965 hit "I Want Candy." Diddley's hypnotic rhythmic attack and declamatory, boasting vocals str...
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