HEY BO DIDDLEY

Latest update on 28/04/2010

Artist: Bo Diddley
Author: Ellas McDaniel
Label: Checker
Year: 1957

Covers:

1958:

Ronnie Hawkins [first single]

1960:

Bill Black Combo

1967:

John Hammond

1972:

Grateful Dead

1981:

Deluxe Blues Band

1990:

Snakes [as Pay Bo Diddley, but they didn't credit Bo for this one; coauthors Wally Wilson & Gary Nicholson are Snakes members]

1995:

Microwave Dave & The Nukes [idem]

1996:

Mike Henderson [idem; another ex member of The Snakes]

1998:

David Lindley [idem]

2002:

Charlie Musselwhite

Alas for Bo Diddley, you can't copyright a rhythm. See also: Hambone.

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