Artist: Bo DiddleyAuthor: Ellas McDanielLabel: CheckerYear: 1960
Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders
Chris Spedding [came to the studio to record Jonathan Richman's Roadrunner, but producer Chris Thomas suggested an alternative]
Omar & The Howlers
Thin White Rope
Ronnie Wood with Bo Diddley
Microwave Dave & The Nukes
Add Junior Walker's as well. The Ventures covered The Wailers' Road Runner (see there).
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