Long a favorite with rockers was Bo Diddley who made his first recording, ‘Bo Diddley’, in 1955, and became one of the early icons of rock & roll

(Buddy Holly also did a version of ‘Bo Diddly’ in 1963, included below but to lend a taste of the next decade of American rock and roll. Also below is ‘The Story Of Bo Diddley’ by Eric Burden and the Animals in 1966, but to touch upon the British invasion that would become major to rock and roll.) Diddley’s release, below, of ‘Sixteen Tons’ in 196…

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