Bo Diddley, 1928-2008

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Born as Ellas Otha Bates on December 30, 1928 in McComb, Mississippi, Bo Diddley was a musician who played a key role in the transition from the blues to rock and roll. He wrote many songs for himself and also for others. He died on June 2, 2008 in Archer, Florida.
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Place Name Admin Code Country
McComb MS US
Chicago IL US
Archer FL US
United States 00 US
Subject
Rock music
Occupation
Singers
Guitarists
Composers
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Birth 1928-12-30

Death 2008-06-02

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English

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