Bo Diddley, Checker 814. This track was recorded at Universal Recording Studio, 46 E. Walton Street, Chicago, Ill., on March 2, 1955. Big, unique, original Guitar sound, lots of tremolo and reverb, amplifier overdriven, helped by the echo chamber at Universal Studio. Influenced every Rock & Roll guitarist to this day.

Ellas Otha Bates, born 12-30-1928, McComb, Mississippi, died at age 79 on 6-2-2008, at his home near Archer, Florida.

Inducted: R&R Hall of Fame (1987); Blues Hall of Fame (2003); Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame (2017)

Recipient of Grammy Lifetime achievement Award and R&B Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award
Rock on!

Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley – Checker 814 (1955)

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