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David Blakey


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Any questions relating to Bo Diddley and his music, or to Chess Records or to rhythm & blues music of the 1950s and 1960s.

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I created and maintain a number of Bo Diddley-related websites, including: BO DIDDLEY-The Originator Officially Authorized Website, The Official Bo Diddley MySpace Page, The Bo Diddley Legacy MySpace Page, Lady Bo MySpace Page - The First Lady of Guitar, Originator Radio and The Best of Bo Diddley Online.







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Bo Diddley put the Rock in Rock & Roll.... and Bo Knows!

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2011-03-21 bobby parker:

Dear Martin,    Many thanks for your enquiry.    I am in contact with someone who can hopefully put you in touch with the relevant people at Universal Music, who I believe currently administer the Bobby

2010-10-22 Information + trying to locate a Bo song:

Hi Patrick,    Thank you for your questions.    1. The tracks on the live "Mona" CD were recorded at a couple of Bo Diddley shows in October 1977 at the Joyous Lake nightclub in Woodstock, NY and were

2010-09-04 Bo Diddley Guitar...Tone...:

Dear Paris,    Thank you very much for your question about the late Bo Diddley's guitars.    Bo Diddley achieved his unique guitar sounds by utilising a number of onboard schematics on his guitars, including

2009-09-21 Bo Diddley Checker 2984 - Signed?:

Hi Jason,    Thanks for your question.    I am not aware of other copies of the "Bo Diddley" album that bear a similar "Bo" marking like the one that you describe. I think it is unlikely to be Bo Diddley's

2009-09-16 Bo Diddly Trophy:

Hi Susan,    Thank you for your question, however I regret that I am unable to give valuations for items of Bo Diddley memorabilia.    You might trying contacting a local dealer or auction house or selling


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