Highway 61 Blues 54: The Story of Bo Diddley

Scott Barretta investigates the music of the great Bo Diddley with songs from the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s plus Bo-drenched versions by Muddy Waters, Buddy Holly, and the Johnny Otis Show.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE STORY OF BO DIDDLEY

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 54

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, November 1, 2008 [18481]

 

Bo Diddley: The Story of Bo Diddley

Bo Diddley: Bo Diddley

Bo Diddley: You Don’t Love Me

Bo Diddley: Diddy Wah Diddy

Bo Diddley: I’m A Man

Muddy Waters: Mannish Boy

Buddy Holly: Not Fade Away

Johnny Otis Show: Willie & The Hand Jive

Bo Diddley: I’m A Road Runner

Bo Diddley: Deed and Deed I Do

Bo Diddley: Let Me In

Bo Diddley: Let Me In

Bo Diddley: You Can’t Judge A Book By Its Cover

Bo Diddley: The Greatest Lover In The World

Bo Diddley: Ooh Baby

Bo Diddley: Black Soul

Bo Diddley: The Shape I’m In

Bo Diddley: Infatuation

Bo Diddley: Aztec

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2008, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.