Musical artists similar to or like Bo Diddley

American singer, guitarist, songwriter and music producer who played a key role in the transition from the blues to rock and roll. Wikipedia

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  • Chuck Berry

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  • Little Richard

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  • Etta James

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  • Origins of rock and roll

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  • James Brown

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    • Musical elements anticipating hip hop music have been identified in blues, jazz and rhythm and blues recordings from the 1950s and earlier, including several records by Bo Diddley.Hip hop music-Wikipedia
    • While popular musicians like Bo Diddley and Chuck Berry, both recording for Chess, were influenced by the Chicago blues, their enthusiastic playing styles departed from the melancholy aspects of blues.Blues-Wikipedia
    • On November 20, 1955, African American rock 'n' roll singer and guitarist Bo Diddley appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show, only to infuriate Sullivan ("I did two songs and he got mad").The Ed Sullivan Show-Wikipedia
    • In late 1975, Joel played piano and organ on several tracks on Bo Diddley's The 20th Anniversary of Rock 'n' Roll all-star album.Billy Joel-Wikipedia
    • The group performed in the D.C. area and soon began working with Bo Diddley, who assigned the group to Columbia subsidiary OKeh Records after failing to get the group signed to his own label, Chess.Marvin Gaye-Wikipedia
    • In 1998, he appeared in The Blues Brothers 2000, playing the part of the lead singer of the Louisiana Gator Boys, along with Eric Clapton, Dr. John, Koko Taylor and Bo Diddley.B.B. King-Wikipedia

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