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Various - Bo Diddley Is A... Songwriter


1Johnny Kidd & The PiratesI Can Tell
Written-By – Samuel Smith
2Captain Beefheart & His Magic BandDiddy Wah Diddy
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel, Willie Dixon
3John HammondI'm A Man
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
4Willie CobbsYou Don't Love Me Aka She's Fine, She's Mine
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
5The Shadows Of KnightOh Yeah
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
6Dr. FeelgoodMama Keep Your Big Mouth Shut
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
7The AnimalsThe Story Of Bo Diddley
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel, Eric Burdon
8The BirdsYou Don't Love Me (You Don't Care)
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
9Mickey & SylviaDearest
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel, Prentice Polk, String Gibson
10The Pretty ThingsPretty Thing
Written-By – Willie Dixon
11Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks & The Hawks Who Do You Love
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
12The Iguanas (Mona) I Need You Baby
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
13Delbert McClintonBefore You Accuse Me
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
14Buddy HollyBo Diddley
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
15The GantsCrackin' Up
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
16GizzelleDearest Darling
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
17The Downliners SectCadillac (Demo)
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
18Jo Ann CampbellMama (Can I Go Out Tonight)
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
19C.C. AdcockBeaux' Bounce
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
20The Everly BrothersLove Is Strange
Written-By – Ethel Smith , Mickey Baker, Sylvia Robinson
21New York DollsPills
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
22The ZombiesRoad Runner
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
23The British WalkersDiddley Daddy
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel, Harvey Fuqua
24Los LobosI'm Sorry
Written-By – Alan Freed, Ellas McDaniel, Harvey Fuqua


  • Compiled By, Liner NotesTony Rounce
  • Design9th Planet, Neil Dell
  • Mastered ByDuncan Cowell


20-page booklet.


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Bo Diddley is a rhythm and blues and rock and roll song first recorded by Bo Diddley at the Universal Recording Studio in Chicago and released on the Chess Records subsidiary Checker Records in 1955. Written by Diddley, its lyrics are based on the traditional lullaby titled Hush Little Baby, and it prominently features the Bo Diddley beat that the singer made famous. It became an immediate hit single that stayed on the R&B charts for a total of 18 weeks, 2 of those weeks at 1, and seven more. Bo Diddley Is a Lover - Bo Diddley. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Ellas McDaniel born Ellas Otha Bates, December 30, 1928 June 2, 2008, known as Bo Diddley, was an American R&B singer, guitarist, songwriter and music producer who played a key role in the transition from the blues to rock and roll, and influenced artists including Elvis Presley, USD. If theres still any shadow of doubt in your mind that Bo Diddley IS a songwriter, buy this CD immediately and let its contents rid you henceforth of such foolish supposition By Tony Rounce. Various : Various Artists Title: Bo Diddley Is A Songwriter Year Of Release: 2010 Label: Ace Records Genre: Rock & Roll, Rhythm & Blues, Early R&B Quality: FLAC trackscue, log, scans, WAV tracks, scans. One thing that Bo seldom if ever proclaimed himself to be is A Songwriter. But over a period of 10 years, Bo crafted some of the most memorable songs of the rock n roll and R & B era, including numerous Hall Of Fame perennials which many will be unaware are his songs. How many of the thousands of young people who own that soundtrack album also know that the same man who wrote it also wrote Mona a 1990s UK chart topper for Craig McLachlan, and No No No , a Top 10 hit in 1993 for reggae artist Dawn Penn both songs appear here, in other versions, under their real titles I Need You. Baby and Shes Fine, Shes Mine respectively. Not many, Ill wager. Bo Diddley Is a Gunslinger. Bo Diddley. 2012 Original Album Plus Bonus Tracks. Saga All Stars: I'm Bad, The Singles 1955-1957. Incredible 50' - 250 Various Songs. Bo Diddley Is an Outlaw - Bo Diddley. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей. Maybe it's Bo Diddley's spirit & sensibilities coming across through the music which make this set a cohesive one. I'm not sure. Whatever it is, it works. And it's nice to see Bo Diddley recognized as more than a great performer. Excellent disc showcasing the immortal Bo Diddley's prodigious song writing ability. Some real gems on this disc. Highlights include Bo Diddley by Buddy Holly and Love Is Strange by the Everly Brothers. These Hall of Famers offer excellent takes on Bo Diddley originals. Hidden gems include Pretty Thing by the vastly UNDERRATED Pretty Things, Mona by Iggy Pop and the Iguanas and Diddley Daddy by the British Walkers. A must for all Bo afficianadoes. Cover information about the songs on the release Bo Diddley Is a. Songwriter by various artists: who covered the songs, who sang the originals. SecondHandSongs is building the most comprehensive source of cover song information

Various - Bo Diddley Is A... Songwriter

Performer: Various

Title: Bo Diddley Is A... Songwriter

Country: UK

Release date: 2010

Label: Ace

Catalog: CDCHD 1260

Genre: Rock / Blues / Pop

Size MP3: 2914 mb

Size FLAC: 1748 mb

Rating: 4.6 / 5

Votes: 773

Record source: CD, Compilation

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