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Happy Birthday to Bo Diddley, born Ellas Otha Bates (December 30, 1928 – June 2, 2008)
Larkin Poe Announce Covers Album, Release Official Video for ‘Nights in White Satin’
Other artists include Robert Johnson, Elton John, Neil Young, Bo Diddley, Derek & the Dominos, and The Allman Brothers
Bo Diddley (and also Chuck Berry) are two huge influences for me – as big as Muddy, Buddy, or Wolf. Bo and Chuck evolved the blues and carried the music forward…
Mighty Joe Castro (of Mighty Joe Castro & the Gravamen) is seeking to inspire change with vintage sounds, not vintage values
As a musical genre, it arguably dates back almost a century. But who really invented the music known as rock and roll? Here are the contenders.
The reissue titles are Etta James’ At Last, Howlin’ Wolf’s His Greatest Sides Vol. 1, and Super Super Blues Band – Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf & Bo Diddley. All titles are coming out 8/26/16, and they are issued on limited color vinyl.
Here is our list of the most iconic blues guitars, synonymous with their players, in the history of the genre.
He was born Otha Ellas Bates McDaniels…but you know him as Bo Diddley. Still can’t picture the man? Well, have ya ever heard this sound before? Call that the Bo Diddley beat. Once he came out with it, everybody followed suit…
It’s arguable that the Ed Sullivan Variety Show did more for popular music than any other TV program. Introduced America to the Beatles, to Elvis Presley. That show gave most people their first taste of Rock n’ Roll. But it wasn’t Elvis who did it…
John Lee Hooker, the dynamic and immortal bluesman who continues to be one of the most influential figures in music, has announced his official independent candidacy for presidency in 2012.