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Bo Diddley

Mostly Credited As: Bo Diddley
Sometimes Credited As: Ellas McDaniel

Birth Name: Ellas Otha Bates McDaniel
Date Of Birth: December 30, 1928 (Age 79)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: McComb, Mississippi
Date Of Death: June 02, 2008
Cause Of Death: Complications due to a Stroke in Florida
Height: 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Bo Diddley

TV Appearances

Episode Cast Credits 

According to Jim (2001) 
  Bo Diddley 02x21: (Apr/01/2003) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

So Weird (1999) 
  Blues 02x16: (Feb/11/2000) As Frank 

American Bandstand (1957) 
  American Bandstand's 30th Anniversary Special (Oct/30/1981) As Himself 
  American Bandstand's 25th Anniversary Special (Feb/04/1977) As Himself 

Donny and Marie (1976) 
  GUESTS: ANDY GRIFITH, BO DIDDLEY 02x07: (Nov/05/1976) As Himself 

The Midnight Special (1973) 
  Host: Chubby Checker 03x34: (May/16/1975) As Himself 
  Host: Billy Preston 01x32: (Aug/31/1973) As Himself 

Shindig (1964) 
  Bo Diddley / Tina Turner / Jackie DeShannon / Eddie Hodges 01x50: (Aug/18/1965) As Himself 

The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) 
  Helen Hayes, Jack Palance, 09x09: (Nov/20/1955) As Himself 
Featured Songs

True Detective Songs:
Who Goes There + Bring It to Jerome 
Top 2000 Songs:
Top 2000 A GO-GO + Hey, Bo Diddley 
Memphis Beat Songs:
Run On + Hush Your Mouth 
Baby, Let's Play House + You Can't Judge a Book By Its Cover 
The Sopranos Songs:
The Sopranos + I'm a Man 
Magic City Songs:
Sitting on Top of the World + You Can't Judge a Book By Its Cover 
Time and Tide + I'm a Man 
Mixology Songs:
Tom & Maya Part II + I'm a Man 
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Voted as 20th Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artist by Entertainment Weekly.

Quote: "Bo Diddley put the rock in rock & roll", "Bo Knows"

Known for his custom-built electric guitars and stetson hat.

Nicknamed "The Originator"

He also has another nickname of 'The Black Gladiator'.

Bo is an actor, composer, singer & plays a mean guitar, from 1955 to 1967 he had 11 songs on Billboard hot 100 singles charts & 2 of them peaked at #1 in “Bo Diddley” and “I’m A Man” both in 1955 & he has had 2 albums on the Billboard charts as well.

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