Annotation

2 CDs set containing the two original albums 'Bo Diddley' and 'Go Bo Diddley' + bonus tracks

Annotation last modified on 2012-02-05 00:14 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1: Hey!
# Title Rating Length
1 Bo Diddley
4 2:44
2 I'm a Man
4.5 2:45
3 Bring It to Jerome
2:20
4 Before You Accuse Me
4 3:05
5 Hey! Bo Diddley
4.5 2:10
6 Dearest Darling
2:52
7 Hush Your Mouth
2:49
8 Say Boss Man
2:34
9 Diddley Daddy
2:27
10 Diddy Wah Diddy
2:26
11 Who Do You Love?
3.5 2:27
12 Pretty Thing
2:45
13 She's Fine, She's Mine
2:42
14 I'm Looking for a Woman
2:34
15 I'm Bad
3:16
16 Cops and Robbers
3:28
CD 2: Hey!
# Title Rating Length
1 Crackin' Up
2:27
2 I'm Sorry
2:26
3 Bo's Guitar
2:32
4 Willie and Lillie
2:17
5 You Don't Love Me (You Don't Care)
2:53
6 Say Man
3:12
7 The Great Grandfather
2:29
8 Oh Yea
3:08
9 Don't Let It Go
2:44
10 Little Girl
2:34
11 Dearest Darling
2:53
12 The Clock Strikes Twelve
2:59
13 Down Home Special
3:12
14 Mona (I Need You Baby)
2:22
15 Bo Meets the Monster
3:07
16 She's Alright
4:03

Credits

CD 1: Hey!

drums:
Frank Kirkland (tracks 2, 4, 6, 9)
Clifton James (1955-03-02) (track 1)
Clifton James (1956-05-24) (track 11)
guitar:
Bo Diddley (tracks 2, 4, 6, 9)
Jody Williams (track 4)
Bo Diddley (1955-03-02) (track 1)
Bo Diddley (1956-05-24) (track 11)
Jody Williams (1956-05-24) (track 11)
harmonica:
Billy Boy Arnold (track 9)
Lester Davenport (track 2)
maracas:
Jerome Green (tracks 2, 4, 6)
Jerome Green (1955-03-02) (track 1)
Jerome Green (1956-05-24) (track 11)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (track 4)
piano:
Henry Gray (track 2)
Lafayette Leake (track 6)
background vocals:
The Moonglows (tracks 9, 11)
composer:
Bo Diddley (tracks 2, 4)
Ellas McDaniel (– 1955-03-02) (track 1)
Ellas McDaniel (1956) (track 11)
lyricist:
Bo Diddley (tracks 2, 4)
Ellas McDaniel (– 1955-03-02) (track 1)
Ellas McDaniel (1956) (track 11)
vocals:
Bo Diddley (tracks 2, 4, 6, 9)
Bo Diddley (1955-03-02) (track 1)
Bo Diddley (1956-05-24) (track 11)
writer:
Bo Diddley (track 9)
Harvey Fuqua (track 9)
publisher:
68 Publishing Ltd. (track 2)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 2)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 62) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 132) (track 11)
is the basis for:
I'm a Woman (track 2)
later parody versions:
I'm A (Modern) Man (track 2)
recording of:
Diddley Daddy (track 9)
I’m a Man (track 2)
Bo Diddley (1955-03-02) (track 1)
Who Do You Love? (1956-05-24) (track 11)

CD 2: Hey!

drums:
Clifton James (tracks 1, 8)
Frank Kirkland (tracks 4, 15)
guitar:
Ellas McDaniel (tracks 1, 4, 8, 15)
maracas:
Jerome Green (tracks 1, 4, 8, 15)
piano:
Lafayette Leake (track 4)
Otis Spann (tracks 1, 8)
background vocals:
The Carnations (50s-60s doo wop) (tracks 1, 8)
vocals:
Ellas McDaniel (tracks 1, 4, 8, 15)
writer:
Ellas McDaniel (tracks 4, 15)
recording of:
Crackin' Up (track 1)
Willie and Lillie (track 4)