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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referencedIn Connor, Anthony, 1946-. Robert Neff and Anthony Connor blues collection : [oral history], 1973-1974 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Parker, Charles B.,. Bluefield Auditorium Posters, 1956-1958. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives
referencedIn Warshal, Robert J.,. "Biggest Show of Stars for '60" Window Card, 1960 May 17. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
referencedIn Cambria, Rosario. Dr. Rosario Cambria Collection, 1957- 2007. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives
referencedIn Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008. Studs Terkel with Dave Marsh, [videorecording], 1989 Nov. 16. Media Burn Independent Video Archive
creatorOf Bo Diddley, 1928-2008. The Donny and Marie Osmond show : [aired] November 12, 1976 : [script]. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Connor, Anthony, 1946-. Robert Neff and Anthony Connor blues collection : [oral history], 1973-1974 (inclusive). Yale University Library
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associatedWith Cambria, Rosario. person
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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