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)
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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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