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Bo Diddley

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Aliases
Bo Diddley and His Band
Real name
Ellas Otha Bates McDaniel
Born
December 30, 1928
Died
June 2, 2008
Country
United States
IPI
00018892947 4 works
00040717996 29 works
00063640292 44 works
00080850184 1 work
Affiliation
BMI
Comments
Influential singer, guitarist and songwriter, who was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1987
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Managed by Mark_Heyrman

Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
December 1957 (28 artists)
March 1955 (58 artists)
September 1961 The Liverbirds
1984 The Fortune Tellers [US]
1955 (7 artists)
December 1960 (6 artists)
May 1959 (10 artists)
1959 The Masters Apprentices
1958 (10 artists)
1962 Bintangs
June 1955 (12 artists)
February 1956 (15 artists)
December 1960 (7 artists)
1962 (2 artists)
April 1957 (8 artists)
Hey, Good Lookin' Bo Diddley 1964 Unverified
July 1962 (38 artists)
March 1955 (79 artists)
February 1959 (2 artists)
1965 (4 artists)
1965 (5 artists)
July 1959 Chris James - Patrick Rynn
2007 (59 artists)
1964 (21 artists)
1962 Bintangs
April 1957 (26 artists)
January 1960 Son Seals
1959 The Downliners Sect
February 1959 (5 artists)
1961 (10 artists)
1962 (2 artists)
1955 (18 artists)
December 1960 (5 artists)
January 1960 (40 artists)
1965 Bintangs
December 1957 David Clayton Thomas and The Shays
July 1959 (2 artists)
June 1955 (82 artists)
1973 Cub Koda & The Points
1963 (4 artists)
May 1959 Livin' Blues
June 1966 (2 artists)
1956 (76 artists)
July 1962 (70 artists)
July 1959 (29 artists)

Covers by Bo Diddley

Title Performer Release date Originally by
May 1972 Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure
1971 Creedence Clearwater Revival
1971 Elton John
1967 Bo Diddley
November 15, 2011 Bo Diddley
1956 Boogaloo and His Gallant Crew
Covered by (4 artists)
1968 Bo Diddley
1971 Creedence Clearwater Revival
i Fireball Bo Diddley Unverified
1968 St. Louis Jimmy
1974 Odetta
Sampled by (2 artists)
1988 Rolling Stones, The Rolling Stones
i June 1963 Paul Williams and His Hucklebuckers
February 1956 Jimmy McCracklin with His Blues Blasters
1967 Muddy Waters and His Guitar
1971 Blood, Sweat & Tears
December 1963 Little Anthony and The Imperials
Covered by (8 artists)
1988 Bo Diddley
1967 Bo Diddley
1974 Van Morrison
1971 Cajun Gib Guilbeau
1967 Muddy Waters and His Guitar
1968 Muddy Waters and His Guitar
November 14, 2000 The Doors
1962 Florida Normal Industrial Institute Quartet, Little Walter and His Jukes
1967 Florida Normal Industrial Institute Quartet, Little Walter and His Jukes
1976 The Crickets [US]
i June 1963 Jules Bledsoe
1988 Bo Diddley
1994 Harlem Hamfats, Chris Kenner
December 1960 Merle Travis
1968 Howlin' Wolf
1968 Lucille Bogan
1968 Howlin' Wolf
1971 The Band
i June 1963 Ray Charles
i July 1964 (unknown)
i June 1963 Dave Gardner
1988 Bo Diddley
1967 Bo Diddley
1967 Bo Diddley
1967 Bo Diddley

Sampled songs

Songs written by Bo Diddley

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Back in Time Sylvia Robinson, Bo Diddley, Mickey Baker, Pitbull, Marc Kinchen, Adrian Trejo, DJ Buddha Pitbull March 26, 2012
Before You Accuse Me Bo Diddley Bo Diddley December 1957 Covered by (28 artists)
Bo Diddley Bo Diddley Bo Diddley March 1955 Covered by (58 artists)
Bo Diddley Is a Lover Bo Diddley Bo Diddley September 1961 Covered by The Liverbirds
Bo Diddley Put the Rock in Rock 'n' Roll Bo Diddley, Scott Smith Bo Diddley 1984 Covered by The Fortune Tellers [US]
Cadillac Bo Diddley Bo Diddley December 1960 Covered by (6 artists)
Crackin' Up Bo Diddley Bo Diddley May 1959 Covered by (10 artists)
Dancing Girl Bo Diddley Bo Diddley 1959 Covered by The Masters Apprentices
Dearest Bob Gibson [US], Bo Diddley, Prentice Herman Olk, Jr. Mickey & Sylvia March 1957 Covered by (4 artists)
Dearest Darling Bo Diddley Bo Diddley 1958 Covered by (10 artists)
Diana Bo Diddley Bo Diddley 1962 Covered by Bintangs
Diddley Daddy Harvey Fuqua, Bo Diddley Bo Diddley June 1955 Covered by (12 artists)
Diddy Wah Diddy Willie Dixon, Bo Diddley Bo Diddley February 1956 Covered by (15 artists)
Gun Slinger Bo Diddley Bo Diddley December 1960 Covered by (7 artists)
Here 'Tis Bo Diddley Bo Diddley 1962 Covered by (2 artists)
Hey! Bo Diddley Bo Diddley Bo-Diddley April 1957 Covered by (8 artists)
I'm a Man Bo Diddley Bo Diddley March 2, 1955 Covered by (79 artists)
I'm Sorry Harvey Fuqua, Bo Diddley, Alan Freed Bo Diddley February 1959 Covered by (2 artists)
Let Me Pass Bo Diddley Bo Diddley 1965 Covered by (4 artists)
Let the Kids Dance Bo Diddley Bo Diddley 1965 Covered by (5 artists)
Little Girl Bo Diddley Bo Diddley July 1959 Covered by Chris James - Patrick Rynn
Love Is Strange Sylvia Robinson, Bo Diddley, Mickey Baker Bo Diddley May 24, 1956 Covered by (59 artists)
Mama, Keep Your Big Mouth Shut Bo Diddley Bo Diddley 1964 Covered by (21 artists)
Met You on a Saturday Bo Diddley Bo Diddley 1962 Covered by Bintangs
Mona Bo Diddley Bo-Diddley April 1957 Covered by (26 artists)
My Story Bo Diddley Bo Diddley September 1959 Covered by Son Seals
Nursery Rhyme Bo Diddley Bo Diddley 1959 Covered by The Downliners Sect
Oh Yea Bo Diddley Bo Diddley February 1959 Covered by (5 artists)
Pills Bo Diddley Bo Diddley 1961 Covered by (10 artists)
Pretty Girl Bo Diddley Bo Diddley 1962 Covered by (2 artists)
Pretty Thing Willie Dixon, Bo Diddley Bo Diddley 1955 Covered by (18 artists)
Ride on Josephine Bo Diddley Bo Diddley December 1960 Covered by (5 artists)
Road Runner Bo Diddley Bo Diddley September 1959 Covered by (40 artists)
Roller Coaster Bo Diddley Little Walter and His Jukes April 28, 1955 Covered by (4 artists)
Rooster Stew Bo Diddley Bo Diddley 1965 Covered by Bintangs
Say! Boss Man Bo Diddley Bo Diddley December 1957 Covered by David Clayton Thomas and The Shays
Say Man Bo Diddley Bo Diddley July 1959 Covered by (2 artists)
She's Fine, She's Mine Bo Diddley Bo Diddley 1955 Covered by (82 artists)
The Great Grandfather Bo Diddley Bo Diddley May 1959 Covered by Livin' Blues
We're Gonna Get Married Bo Diddley Bo Diddley June 1966 Covered by (2 artists)
Who Do You Love? Bo Diddley Bo Diddley 1956 Covered by (76 artists)
You Don't Love Me (You Don't Care) Bo Diddley Bo Diddley March 2, 1955 Covered by (29 artists)

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Reported errors

# Reported by Reported on Status Last update
#30144 Bastien 2004-08-14 10:37:19 UTC processed 2004-09-25 14:24:51 UTC by Denis
#36796 dany 2008-06-03 10:36:55 UTC processed 2008-08-24 19:13:51 UTC by Denis
#39100 Stephan Koenig 2009-05-12 11:58:36 UTC processed 2009-08-31 19:20:56 UTC by Stephan Koenig
#173439 Mark_Heyrman 2021-06-11 11:00:27 UTC processed 2021-06-12 06:05:34 UTC by CarlDennis