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"The Story Of BO DIDDLEY...":

history 1928-1955
career 50s / 60s / 70s / 80s / 90s / 00s
70th birthday tributes page 1 / 2 / 3
hot news
forthcoming appearances
discography 45s / lps / comps / misc
tv & radio
lady bo page 1 / 2 / 3
jerome green
photo gallery page 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
guestbook & forum
mean machine
"originator radio"
rare bo
rocklove review
visitors' comments


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BO DIDDLEY - The Originator

A Celebration of his unique contribution to Popular Music.

"I'm A Man..."

Rare BO DIDDLEY! The following are amongst the rarest BO DIDDLEY-related recordings from around the world:

  • Rhythm and Blues With Bo Diddley EP (London RE-U-1054) 1956 (His debut release in the UK)
  • Bo Diddley LP (Chess 1431) 1958 (His debut LP)
  • Bo Diddley EP (Chess 5125) 1958 (His debut EP)
  • Go Johnny Go! Movie Soundtrack LP (white label DJ) 1959 (Includes his song "Mama (Can I Go Out Tonight)" sung by Jo-Ann Campbell)
  • Bo Diddley Live at Cornell LP (private pressing) 1959 (7 track LP recorded live at Cornell University, Ithica, NY)
  • Go Bo Diddley LP (London HA-M-2230) 1960 (His debut UK LP)
  • Bo Diddley's A Gunslinger 45 (Bokay) 1960 (400-500 copies privately pressed and given out at gigs)
  • The Flintstones. Safari/Work Out 45 (His Master's Voice POP-1266) 1964 (A UK release, the instrumental "Safari" was written by BO DIDDLEY for this English group during his 1963 UK tour)
  • Cookie V. Queen of Fools/You Got The Wrong Girl 45 (Checker 1222) 1969 (BO DIDDLEY produced this single for Bo-ette Cornelia Redmond)
  • Rock Smuk LP. Various Artists (Dutch Chess/Sun NQCS1) 1973 (Includes a short spoken introduction by BO DIDDLEY, possibly recorded at the London Rock'n'Roll Show, Wembley Stadium, London, England on Saturday August 5th 1972)
  • 4 Rock Giants-Talks & Hits LP. Various Artists (West German Bellaphon B1-15119) 1973 (See above comments)
  • Monterey Jazz Festival. Cassette Tape (Voice of America Music Library Collection) 1974 (4 tracks recorded live at the Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, CA on Saturday September 21st 1974)
  • RCA Records Artists & Repertoire Presentation, London, Oct 2 1975, Inn On The Park double promotional LP. Various Artists (RCA DJL2-1301) 1975 (Includes "Kill My Body" from "The 20th Anniversary of Rock 'n' Roll" RCA LP. Other tracks by Hall & Oates, Nilsson, Dolly Parton, Leslie West etc)
  • I'm A Man LP (MF 2002) 1977 (Live double LP, released by Manny Fox Productions, Inc.)
  • Ain't It Good To Be Free. Cassette Tape (Bokay BK-069) 1983 (Limited edition mail order-only cassette tape)
  • Offspring. Too Many Questions/Pretty Baby 45 (Bokay BK-070) 1984 (BO DIDDLEY co-wrote "Pretty Baby" for this single for his daughters Tammi and Terri's group Offspring)
  • Let It Rock LP. Various Artists (UK BBC Radioplay Music TAIR-87059) 1987 (Includes 4 tracks. Other tracks by Chuck Berry, Bobby Charles, Dale Hawkins, Clarence "Frogman" Henry and Paul Gayten)
  • Bo Diddley Is A Songwriter (Arc Music Group) 1993 (22 track promotional CD. Other tracks by New York Dolls, Koko Taylor, George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Moe Tucker, Johnny Winter etc)
  • Code Blue: The Record Label Dedicated To The Blues and Beyond (Code Blue/Atlantic Records PRCD 6772-2) 1996 (14 track promotional CD. Other tracks by John Primer, Sherman Robertson, Rick Derringer etc)
  • The Chess 50th Anniversary Sampler 1947-1997 (Chess/MCA CH3P-3980) 1997 (Includes "Before You Accuse Me". 10 track various artists promotional CD)
  • Chess Legendary Masters Series (UK Chess/MCA SAM 101CD) 1997 (Includes "I'm High Again". 16 track various artists promotional CD)
  • It Crawled Out Of The Vaults Of KSAN 1966-1968, Volume 3 CD-ROM 2002 (Includes 5 tracks recorded live at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA in 1966. Soundboard tape recorded by KSAN-FM Radio. Other tracks by The Byrds and Moby Grape)
  • 1971-1973 - Pure Funk, Pure Genius (Sunflower Entertainment Group) 2002 (8 track promotional CD)
  • The Story Of Bo Diddley (The Very Best Of) (UK Universal Music) 2006 (54 track promotional 2-CD set)

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