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Bo Diddley

Bo DiddleyAKA Ellas Bates

Born: 30-Dec-1928
Birthplace: McComb, MS
Died: 2-Jun-2008
Location of death: Archer, FL
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Guitarist, Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Blues diddler and rectangular guitarist

Father: Eugene Bates
Mother: Ethel Wilson
Mother: Gussie McDaniel (adopted by)
Wife: Louise Woolingham
Wife: Ethel "Tootsie" Smith
Wife: Kay Reynolds (m. 1960, div. 1980)
Daughter: Tammi Deanne
Daughter: Terri Lynne McDaniel

    Bo Diddley
    Phi Mu Alpha Fraternity
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987
    Rockabilly Hall of Fame
    Grammy Hall of Fame Award (1998)
    Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award (1998)
    Stroke Council Bluffs, IA (12-May-2007)
    Heart Attack Archer, FL (28-Aug-2007)
    Risk Factors: Diabetes, Amputee

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Blues Brothers 2000 (6-Feb-1998) · Louisiana Gator Boys
    Rockula (1990) · Axman
    Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! (18-Aug-1989)
    Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll (18-Sep-1987) · Himself
    Trading Places (8-Jun-1983) · Pawnbroker
    Hell's Angels Forever (1983) · Himself
    Let the Good Times Roll (25-May-1973) · Himself
    The Big T.N.T. Show (1966) · Himself


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