2/3. Another chance to hear a tribute series to legendary singer/ guitarist Bo Diddley (born Otha Ellas Bates McDaniel ), who died on 2 June, age 79. The Mississippi-born maverick imbibed rock 'n' roll with the blues and influenced diverse acts such as the Smiths, U2, Bruce Springsteen , and George Michael. Tonight's edition explores Diddley's upbringing and his impact on 1960s British rock and pop acts.
Otha Ellas Bates
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