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  • Go Bo Diddley Go Bo Diddley Quick View

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    Go Bo Diddley

    His second 1959 long-play effort only adds a go to his classic debut, refining his trademark square guitar and crazy-distorted amplification to create new sounds (anticipating the innovations of 60s rock icons like Jimi Hendrix) and his rumba-sounding, hambone-styled Bo Diddley beat.
    1. Crackin Up
    2. Im Sorry
    3. Bos Guitar
    4. Willia And Lillie
    5. You Dont Love Me (You Dont Care)
    6. Say Man
    7. The Great Grandfather
    8. Oh Yeah
    9. Dont Let It Go
    10. Little Girl
    11. Dearest Darling
    12. The Clock Strikes Twelve
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    Bo Diddley - Singles Collection (Awaiting Repress)

    Bo Diddley's distinctive style, the 'Bo Diddley beat', which cast it's wide influence on Rock and Pop songs
    ever since Bo's debut in 1955 is showcased here through his finest Checker records cuts. Nicknamed
    'The Originator' he never really achieved the same degree of success as his Chess label mate Chuck
    but his part in the R&B + Rockabilly = Rock 'N' Roll equation is undeniable and pivotal.
    LP1
    1. Bo Diddley
    2. Down Home Train
    3. Oh Yea
    4. Say Man
    5. I'm Looking For A Woman
    6. Mona
    7. Cops And Robbers
    8. I'm Bad
    9. The Great Grandfather
    10. Hush Your Mouth
    11. The Clock Strikes Twelve
    12. I'm Sorry
    13. Hey! Bo Diddley
    14. Walkin' And Talkin'
    15. Diddy Wah Diddy


    LP2
    1. I'm A Man
    2. You Can't Judge A Book By It's Cover
    3. Before You Accuse Me (Take A Look At Yourself)
    4. Say Man, Back Again
    5. Road Runner
    6. Bring It To Jerome
    7. I Can Tell
    8. Who Do You Love?
    9. She's Alright
    10. Crackin' Up
    11. Craw-Dad
    12. Gun Slinger
    13. Say! Boss Man
    14. Diddley Daddy
    15. Pretty Thing

    Bo Diddley
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  • Best of Bo Diddley Best of Bo Diddley Quick View

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    Best of Bo Diddley

    The Best of Bo Diddley - Original Recordings Remastered
    1. Bo Diddley
    2. I'm A Man
    3. You Don't Love Me (You Don't Care)
    4. Diddley Daddy
    5. Pretty Thing
    6. Bring It To Jerome
    7. Diddy Wah Diddy
    8. Who Do You Love?
    9. Hey! Bo Diddley
    10. Mona
    11. Before You Accuse Me
    12. Say Man
    13. Dearest Darling
    14. Crackin' Up
    15. The Story Of Bo Diddley
    16. Road Runner
    17. Pills
    18. You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover
    Bo Diddley
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  • Bo Diddley Bo Diddley Quick View

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    Bo Diddley

    From The Original Chess/Checker Masters In Glorious Mono


    Faithful Reproduction Of The Original Artwork


    Music historians have wasted so many perfectly good words trying to explain the significance of Bo Diddley. "Bo Diddley liberated the blues from the 12-bar form and melded it to an insistent, infectious rhumba beat," they bleat. "Diddley was the progenitor of all that was to come in the evolution of rock and roll," blah blah blah blah.


    Listen: Why is eating a plateful of ribs and dripping all over your hands and clothes fun? BECAUSE IT JUST IS. Why is walking around with cotton candy in one hand and a blue, helium-filled balloon on a string in the other fun? BECAUSE IT JUST IS. Bo Diddley is fun BECAUSE HE JUST IS. Bo Diddley (the album) was rock and roll's Big Bang, dripping with sinew and grease and humor and understated swagger. The simplest ingredients - a guitar, a drum, and some maracas - were packed in a gunny sack and slung over the shoulder of some smiling guy with a slick process and a wild plaid jacket, who took it and ran headfirst into oncoming traffic. Reckless, yet crazy cool. He made it sound easy. Geniuses can do that.


    No doctoral thesis will explain Bo Diddley, the man or "Bo Diddley," the album. You won't find the answer in some scholarly article called "The Epistomological Roots of 'Diddy Wah Diddy' or something like that, in your dog-eared copy of the Journal of the American Institute of Ethnomusicology.


    Bo Diddley just is.


    Bo Diddley. (the album) is not an option, it's mandatory. We'll be imposing fines on anyone who thinks otherwise, so best to pick up a copy if for no other reason than to avoid a big hassle later on. We're not kidding.

    1. Bo Diddley
    2. I'm A Man
    3. Bring It To Jerome
    4. Before You Accuse Me
    5. Hey! Bo Diddley
    6. Dearest Darlin'
    7. Hush Your Mouth
    8. Say Bossman
    9. Diddley Daddy
    10. Diddy Wah Diddy
    11. Who Do You Love
    12. Pretty Thing
    Bo Diddley
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    Have Guitar Will Travel

    Mastered From The Original Chess Mono Master Reels


    Good Lord. Bo Diddley came out with all guns blazing on his floor-rattling romp from 1960, Have Guitar Will Travel. The LP would become a blueprint for SO much great rock 'n' roll that followed: the Stones covered "Mona" in 1965, the Masters Apprentices walloped "Dancing Girl," the Downliners Sect blasted through "Nursery Rhyme," and "Cops and Robbers" even named one of the baddest mid-'60s UK R&B combos ever! Really... Who in the hell wouldn't be inspired by hearing this opus that followed on the heels of Bo's devastating first two albums??? Have Guitar Will Travel was packed with the same badass guitar, bolder-than-bold vocals, and trademark Diddley beat that had already made Bo a stone legend and man-among-men. Kicking off with the gospel-shouter "She's Alright," (with the background singers answering Bo's every word), we stomp through the trash-talking "Say Man, Back Again," Bo's run-through-the-jungle "Run Diddley Daddy," the amorous "I Love You So," we hear hot, distorted licks traded with Lady Bo on the monstrous "Mumblin' Guitar," and SO MUCH MORE.... The album also dipped into the vaults for the killer Diddley beater "Dancing Girl," the exotic instro "Spanish Guitar," and the mind-blowing "Mona" (titled "I Need You Baby" for this LP).


    This killer 180-gram edition - from the magnificent original Chess mono master reels - finally puts this album back in print on vinyl, properly. Accept no damn imitations.

    1. She's Alright
    2. Cops And Robbers
    3. Run Diddley Daddy
    4. Mumblin' Guitar
    5. I Need You Baby
    6. Say Man, Back Again
    7. Nursery Rhyme
    8. I Love You So
    9. Spanish Guitar
    10. Dancing Girl
    11. Come On Baby
    Bo Diddley
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    The Manfred Mann Album

    Manfred Mann's 1964 U.S. debut The Manfred Mann Album is widely regarded as one of the greatest albums of the British Invasion, and it's easy to hear why. With the catchy smash single Do Wah Diddy Diddy alongside powerful readings of classics by Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf and Ike and Tina Turner, it's a transcendent meeting of pop infectiousness and R&B grit that sets the stage for the musical achievements that the band would soon begin to rack up.
    1. Do Wah Diddy Diddy
    2. Don't Ask Me What I Say
    3. Sack O' Woe
    4. What You Gonna Do?
    5. I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
    6. Smokestack Lightning
    7. Got My Mojo Working
    8. It's Gonna Work Out Fine
    9. Down The Road Apiece
    10. Untie Me
    11. Bring It To Jerome
    12. Without You
    Manfred Mann's Earth Band
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    Where It All Began

    Johnny Otis and Pete Welding produced this surprisingly successful soul effort by Bo, which succeeded in reshaping his sound, Bo at least sounds comfortable and natural doing songs like Look At Grandma and Woman, and the latter is a pretty damn good song -- Bo finally emerged as a soul singer in his own right, and it worked.
    Side One
    1. I've Had It Hard
    2. Woman
    3. Look At Grandma
    4. A Good Thing
    5. Bad Trip


    Side 2
    1. Hey, Jerome
    2. Infatuation
    3. Take It All Off
    4. Bo Diddley-itis

    Bo Diddley
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    The Super Super Blues Band

    Limited Edition Pressing On Light Orange Opaque Vinyl


    Super Super Blues Band starter out merely as Super Blues, a conglomerate of blues pillars Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters and Little Walter. When Little Walter bowed out and was replaced by Howlin' Wolf, they rightfully threw another Super on the name, and went on to release this burning, irreverent and even sometimes hilarious set of drunken, wild-eyed electric blues. Long form jams roll on in a trance as the trio of blues legends flex egos, talking shit to each other, trading off leads and ducking blasts of unexpected wah-wah guitar lines. Songs are peppered with an incredible level of banter between the trio of bandleaders that predicts the call and response sing-talking of early hip hop, laced with random screams in the background that teeter between celebration and danger.


    That these three ever got into the same room together is a miracle, and that they produced something so intense, energetic and weird is another almost unbelievable feat. The record is special enough as a stand-alone document of this meeting/melting of the minds before you find out the backing band consists of Hubert Sumlin, Otis Spann, and freaking Buddy Guy. Lordy. Might have needed one more Super in there.

    1. Long Distance Call
    2. Medley: Ooh Baby & Wrecking My Love Life
    3. Sweet Little Angel
    4. Spoonful
    5. Diddley Daddy
    6. The Red Rooster
    7. Goin' Down Slow
    Howlin' Wolf / Muddy Waters / Bo Diddley
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  • Bo Diddley (Awaiting Repress) Bo Diddley (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Bo Diddley (Awaiting Repress)

    The full-length debut by the man known as the Originator of rock and roll should need no introduction. Though never a top seller on par with his Chess Records rival Chuck Berry, Bo produced a catalog of classics to compete with all but a handful of the best early rockers, pushing rock and roll to its funkiest ever. The Bo Diddley beatthat bomp, ba-bomp-bomp, bompbomp to which the pop-garage 1965 hit I Want Candy by the Strangeloves owes everythingis one of rock and rolls bedrock rhythms, showing up in the work of Buddy Holly, the Velvet Underground, and the Rolling Stones to
    name but a few. An all time classic that stretched back as far as Africa for its roots, and looked as far into the future as rap, while still remaining a milestone in the transition from blues to early rock and roll.
    1. Bo Diddley
    2. Im A Man
    3. Bring It To Jerome
    4. Before You Accuse Me
    5. Hey Bo Diddley
    6. Dearest Darling
    7. Hush Your Mouth
    8. Say Bossman
    9. Diddley Daddy
    10. Diddy Wah Diddy
    11. Who Do You Love
    12. Pretty Thing
    Bo Diddley
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  • Have Guitar, Will Travel Have Guitar, Will Travel Quick View

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    Have Guitar, Will Travel

    More than one British Invasion band learned what they needed to know about American rock & roll from the songs on this record (the Stones cut Cops and Robbers at their earliest recording session, and later released a killer version of Mona, though the most interesting British version of the latter was done by an all-girl band with an attitude called the Liverbirds). This record is every bit as raunchy as Diddley's first two albums (the guitars may even be crunchier, and the singing shows more range), and has more than enough to recommend it to collectors and fans. This is the album that began the funny cover photos on Diddley's records.
    1. She's Alright
    2. Cops and Robbers
    3. Run Diddley Daddy
    4. Mumblin Guitar
    5. I Need You Baby
    6. Say Man, Back Again
    7. Nursery Rhyme
    8. I love You So
    9. Spanish Guitar
    10.Dancing Girl
    11. Come On Baby
    Bo Diddley
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  • Bo Diddley Is A Lover Bo Diddley Is A Lover Quick View

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    Bo Diddley Is A Lover

    Mastered From The Original Chess Mono Reels


    Delivering a devastating punch to rock's early '60s doldrums, Bo Diddley Is a Lover bursts at the seams with Bo's uncompromising, rockin' beat. Yep. Industry and the government may have cleaned up fellow '50s rockers like Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Elvis and Gene Vincent, but they didn't get to Bo -- a defiant rocker to the core.


    By the time of the 1961 sessions for this album, Bo had relocated from Chicago to DC, to record at his own home studio. He used his artistic freedom to his complete advantage, churning out a series of killer records unfettered by bureaucratic interference. Considered the pinnacle of his collaboration with Lady Bo (aka, Peggy Jones), Is a Lover is also one of Bo's most diverse. Along with rockers like "Hong Kong, Mississippi" and "Bo Diddley Is Loose," the LP also features fantastic instrumentals such as "Congo," straight blues ("Bo's Blues," that is), a call-and-answer with old sparring partner Jerome Green ("Bo's Vacation") and the fabulous ballad, "Love Is a Secret," with backing vocals from a young DC girl group, the Impalas (who would hit the charts three years later as the Jewels). On this album, they're also in fine form on the rocking "Not Guilty" and the title track. And they're not the only gals contributing, as Lady Bo shines on the axe throughout - particularly on the exotic instro, "Aztec." Not to be outdone, Bo closes the album with the badass instro, "Quick Draw" - with strings pulled and twisted to their limit.


    This 180-gram edition, properly mastered from the original Chess mono reels, is where you need to be on this album. For sure, for sure.

    1. Not Guilty
    2. Hong Kong, Mississippi
    3. You're Looking Good
    4. Bo's Vacation
    5. Congo
    6. Bo's Blues
    7. Bo Diddley Is A Lover
    8. Aztec
    9. Back Home
    10. Bo Diddley Is Loose
    11. Love Is A Secret
    12. Quick Draw
    Bo Diddley
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  • Go Bo Diddley Go Bo Diddley Quick View

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    Go Bo Diddley


    The Bo Diddley/Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Series Begins!


    Bo Diddley's Masterwork Album!


    First Time Official Audiophile Vinyl - Stunning First Time Gatefold Cover


    Mastered From The Authorized Chess Records Mono Tapes By Joe Reagoso


    Bo Diddley (Elias McDaniel) was truly an American original. There will never be another Bo Diddley nor anyone in the music
    industry who could influence generations upon generations of aspiring rock 'n rollers like Bo Diddley has and continues to this
    day, even years after his short time on earth.


    Celebrating six decades in the music business, this Mississippian native initially captivated millions of kids in the fifties
    with his first recordings like Bo Diddley and Say Man. He drove the rockers mad with his famous guitar riffs and boogie beat,
    filled with poetic lyrics and a thrilling presence on the stage.


    Bringing his original "Bo Diddley Beat" to Chess Records in early 1955, the Chicago based label and the pioneer rocker hit
    a goldmine immediately with his arsenal of tunes that he presented to Phil and Leonard Chess. A lot of these great songs became
    top charting singles which culminated in his masterwork album Go! Bo Diddley.


    Kicking things off with one of his finest smash hits Cracking Up, Bo roars through a treasure trove of 11 more champions
    which made this one of the most important and emulated albums of all time. The album features classic gems like his classics
    Dearest Darling, Say Man, Don't Let It Go and The Clock Struck Twelve. Noted for his stellar guitar work, pretty much introducing his Bo Diddley Beat riff to a whole new generation of guitar players, Go! Bo Diddley was truly a primer for a ton of rock and
    blues artists for years like Eric Burdon and The Animals, George Thorogood, Buddy Holly, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and
    The Yardbirds.


    Bo Diddley opened the doors for millions of music fans around the world to enjoy rock and blues, making him along with
    Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley and Little Richard as one of the first pioneers of the popular recording business that we all enjoy to
    this day.


    Friday Music is no stranger to the music of the legendary Chess Records arsenal of fine recordings. That is why we are so
    very proud to announce our first installment in The Bo Diddley/Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series with his legendary
    masterpiece Go! Bo Diddley.


    Mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso (Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Chuck Berry) for the first time on audiophile vinyl
    from the Chess monophonic tapes, Bo Diddley's Go! Bo Diddley will truly become one of the most important and historical 180
    Gram Audiophile Vinyl titles in quite some time.


    To further celebrate this first time audiophile vinyl LP, we enhance this limited edition masterwork with a stunning gatefold
    cover featuring the original artwork elements as well as two classic rare inside gatefold photos of the man who helped start
    rock and roll.


    Bo Diddley Go! Bo Diddley Impeccable mono from the AUTHORIZED Chess Records tapes! Go Bo Diddley!

    1. Crackin' Up
    2. I'm Sorry
    3. Bo's Guitar
    4. Willie and Lillie
    5. You Don't Love Me (You Don't Care)
    6. Say Man
    7. The Great Grandfather
    8. Oh Yea
    9. Don't Let It Go
    10. Little Girl
    11. Dearest Darling
    12. The Clock Strikes Twelve
    Bo Diddley
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    Is A Gunslinger

    Bo Diddley Is a Gunslinger is the fifth album by American rock and roll pioneer Bo Diddley released in December 1960 by Checker Records. The album title comes from the album's first track called Gunslinger and the cover art has Bo Diddley dressed in Western-style clothing. The songs for Bo Diddley Is a Gunslinger were recorded from October 1959 to February 1960. Several tracks of interest are Sixteen Tons which Bo was supposed to perform on The Ed Sullivan Show, the title track, and Diddling (an instrumental between guitar and saxophone).
    1. Gun Slinger
    2. Ride On Josephine
    3. Doing The Crawdaddy
    4. Cadillac
    5. Somewhere
    6. Cheyenne
    7. Sixteen Tons
    8. Whoa Mule (Shine)
    9. No More Lovin'
    10.Diddling
    Bo Diddley
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    Live 1984

    Limited edition 12 vinyl of blues rock legend Bo Diddley performing some of his best songs live! --Official Press Release
    Side 1
    1. Intro/Bo Diddley
    2. Doctor Jekyll
    3. Everleen
    4. I Dont Know Where Ive Been


    Side 2
    1. You Cant Judge A Book
    2. Roadrunner
    3. Im A Man
    4. Mona

    Bo Diddley
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    Bo Diddley's A Twister

    Originally Released On Checker In 1962


    Everybody, so it seemed, recorded a twist album in the aftermath of Chubby Checkers twice chart topping hit single. New and established artists alike rushed into the studio to record albums as quickly as possible before the fad ended. According to the original sleevenotes for Bo Diddleys A Twister, Bo was recording twist music a good five years before it became popular. That may well be so, but even he was not above recording one entirely dedicated song in The Twister for his latest album, as well as revisiting Who Do You Love from 1957 and giving it a new arrangement.

    1. Detour
    2. She's Alright
    3. Doin' the Jaguar
    4. Who Do You Love
    5. Shank
    6. Road Runner
    7. My Babe
    8. The Twister
    9. Hey, Bo Diddley
    10. Hush Your Mouth
    11. Bo Diddley
    12. I'm Looking for a Woman
    13. Here 'Tis
    14. I Know
    Bo Diddley
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    Bo Diddley's Beach Party

    From The Original Chess/Checker Masters In Glorious Mono


    Faithful Reproduction Of The Original Artwork


    It's the beach party of your dreams. Not one of those with the squeaky-clean suburban kids doing the frug at Malibu like in the movies, oh no. This is Myrtle Beach, filled with dangerous bikers and gang members and hot mamas and escaped convicts and god knows who else (best not to ask), all cruising for kicks. It's after midnight but the heat still lingers from a blistering day. Except for a small bonfire, the dark is all-enveloping; couples vanish into it and you'd best be looking elsewhere. At the fire, some guy's carving his initials into his hand with a pen knife, and two babes are noodle-dancing to the waves, or maybe just the voices in their heads. They need music, dammit. Just then, a cloud of dust materializes at the far end of the boardwalk, heading your way, getting closer by the minute. As it approaches, you can just make out the silhouette of a rather large man atop a little motor scooter, some crazy looking guitar slung over his shoulder. Who IS this guy? The scooter chugs to a stop at your feet, and off steps the only musician in the known world who could play this party without having the shit kicked out of him. Bo Diddley.


    He plugs in, kicks off a scorching guitar riff. The band falls in. And the place goes totally batshit. Miraculously, someone thought to bring along a tape recorder. The result: Bo Diddley's Beach Party, the absolute pinnacle of vicarious musical thrills. Presented in its original, glorious, Distort-O-Phonic mono, this sweaty grungefest kicks ass from start to finish.


    Lots of albums claim to be essential, groundbreaking, and all that crap, and pointyheaded rock crits fawn over cosmic lyrical brainfarts and diminished ninths and such. Bo Ddiddley's Beach Party just kicks sand in their faces and dares you not to dance.


    Sundazed earnestly believes that you have no business calling yourself a rock 'n roll fan, an r&b maven, or even a sentient human being unless this album is in your collection, that's how crucial it is. In fact, don't even talk to us until it's in your hands. We mean it.

    1. Memphis
    2. Gunslinger
    3. Hey! Bo Diddley
    4. Old Smokey
    5. Bo Diddley's Dog
    6. I'm All Right
    7. Mr. Custer
    8. Bo's Waltz
    9. What's Buggin' You
    10. Road Runner
    Bo Diddley
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    Diddy Wah Diddy

    Double 7 Set


    In the high desert of California, they were referred to simply as "Beefheart."


    Don Van Vliet acquired the habit of singing along to vintage blues records while hanging with high school chum Frank Zappa. Founder Alex Snouffer formed the Magic Band in late 1964. And, by early 1965, the powerful and charismatic local blues combo had made quite a name for itself locally as "the band" for local dances at the fairgrounds. By late '65 the inclusion of master guitarist Rich Hepner explosively changed the group's chemistry; dances morphed to concerts - with the dancers choosing to sit on the floor, captivated by this white blues band that seemed to transform Exposition Hall into a spellbinding Louisiana swamp.


    In early 1966, the band signed with A&M Records. Producer David Gates (of Bread fame) was assigned production duties, and the first result - a cover of Bo Diddley's "Diddy Wah Diddy" - stunned everyone. Famed Del Rio, Texas DJ "Wolfman Jack" introduced it by saying "OK everybody on the highway, you'd better pull over, cause here comes Captain Beefheart with 'Diddy Wah Diddy.'"


    Ill-fated times intervened with the coincidental cover of "Diddy" by an East Coast group - The Remains - which was releases almost simultaneously on the Epic Records label. Confusion and chaos reigned, and the songs dropped from the charts quickly. Founder Snouffer reflected: That's a record label's, personal manager's, and band's nightmare." Undaunted, Gates penned a follow-up to "Diddy," entitled "Moonchild." The band arranged it themselves - interpreting Dave's guitar/voice demo. Gates reaction: "Boy, it wasn't supposed to happen like this!"


    Van Vliet had also penned his first recorded compositions - "Who Do You Think You're Fooling" for the B-side of "Diddy" and "Frying Pan" for the B-side of "Moonchild." Van Vliet went on in later years through many incarnations of Magic Bands to create the most avante-garde rock music ever recorded, but the roots of these early pieces echo throughout all the later works.


    -John French, Lancaster, CA

    1. Diddy Wah Diddy
    2. Who Do You Think You're Fooling
    3. Moonchild
    4. Frying Pan
    Captain Beefheart
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    Another Dimension

    Funky Bo Diddley - one of Bo's key early 70s sessions for Chess Records - all of which have him stepping out in a much harder groove than years past! The sound here is relatively tight - with Diddley guitar and vocals on top of some larger arrangements from Bob Gallo - backings that mix together sounds from contemporary rock and soul, but always with an ear for the roots that Bo inspired in the first place - put forward towards a new generation with nicely kicking rhythms and really fuzzy guitars! The standout number here is the break classic Go For Broke - a drum-heavy instrumental that's worth the price of the record alone - and other titles include the great original Pollution, plus versions of The Shape I'm In, Down On The Corner, Lodi, Bad Side Of the Moon, and Bad Moon Rising.
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    1. The Shape I'm In
    2. I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know
    3. Pollution
    4. Bad Moon Rising
    5. Down On The Corner
    6. I Said Shutup Woman
    7. Bad Side Of The Moon
    8. Lodi
    9. Go For Broke (Inst.)
    Bo Diddley
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    Big Bad Bo

    Heavy funk from the legendary Bo Diddley - one of his amazing comeback albums from the early 70s for Chess, all of which are plenty darn great! For this set, Bo's traded in the scratchy guitar mode of his classic work for a sweeter, tighter funk-based sound - a groove that's supported strongly with electric studio arrangements from Wade Marcus - used here in very nice contrast to Diddley's rougher vocals and guitar! The style's got a bit more electric jazz touches than some of the other Chess blues funk records from the time - but the overall sound is still bound to please any funk fan - and titles include Bite You, Stop The Pusher, You've Got a Lot Of Nerve, and the breakbeat classic Hit Or Miss!
    Bite You
    He's Got All The Whiskey
    Hit or Miss
    You've Got A Lot Of Nerve
    Stop The Pusher
    Evelee
    I've Been Workin'
    Bo Diddley
    $14.99
    Vinyl LP Reissue - Sealed Buy Now
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    I'm A Man (Picture Disc)

    Limited edition 12" picture vinyl of blues rock legend Bo Diddley performing some of his best songs live including his best loved "Bo Diddley," "Roadrunner," "I'm A Man" and more!
    THAT SIDE
    1. Intro/Bo Diddley
    2. Doctor Jekyll
    3. Everleen (a/k/a Evelee)
    4. I Don't Know Where I've Been


    THIS SIDE
    1. You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover
    2. Roadrunner
    3. I'm A Man
    4. Mona

    Bo Diddley
    $26.99
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    Live In Bremen

    Playing on the same scene as bands like Amon Duul and
    Can, krautrock band Guru Guru was formed in 1968 by one
    of contemporary musics most talented drummers, Mani
    Neumeier who, in addition to playing drums, was also the
    bands vocalist / frontman. This album, recorded live at
    Radio Bremen in 1971 features the 23-minute Der LSD
    Marsch (The LSD March) from their debut album, UFO.
    Here Neumeiers superlative drumming is given center
    stage and one can hear why Mani has consistently earned
    such high praise. The remaining two songs come from their
    second album (1971s Hinten): the 22-minute extended
    prog tribute to Bo Diddley (who knows what the inventor
    of the Bo Diddley Beat would have thought of this), and
    the aptly titled Space Ship - an extensive sonic trip of 15+ minutes (!) only found on the bonus CD.
    LP
    Side A: 1. Der LSD Marsch
    Side B: 2. Bo Diddley


    CD
    1. Der LSD Marsch
    2. Bo Diddley
    3. Space Ship (CD only)

    Guru Guru
    $32.99
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    I'm A Man / Don't Want To Cry

    A most legendary lost recording - the single that never was!!! Here's the Buckinghams' extreme-fuzz-fest take on Bo Diddley's "I'm a Man" - a track found only on a mere handful of first pressings of the band's initial longplayer. It is beyond INSANE! We've paired it with the ultra-rare single version of "Don't Want to Cry," which features the wild, extended, full-on guitar break. Breathtaking stuff, for sure! Sourced from the original analog U.S.A. Records masters, this 45 is the missing piece of any serious garage collector's library. Grab your copy NOW and turn it WAY up!
    1. I'm A Man
    2. Don't Want To Cry
    The Buckinghams
    $9.99
    Colored 7 Vinyl Single - Sealed Buy Now
  • La Bamba-Original Motion Picture Soundtrack La Bamba-Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Quick View

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    La Bamba-Original Motion Picture Soundtrack


    The Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Soundtrack Vinyl Series Continues!


    First Time Audiophile Vinyl Presentation - #1 Album In 1987


    Features The #1 Smash Hit La Bamba By Los Lobos + Brian Setzer's Summertime Blues + Bo Diddley's Who Do You Love


    Mastered Impeccably From The Original Slash Records Tapes By Joe Reagoso


    1987 was a big year for Los Lobos and a huge blockbuster movie called La Bamba based
    on the life and times of the late great Richie Valens. Its success truly made way for a number
    one soundtrack companion LP, which rode to the top of both the sales and airplay charts with
    multiple format hit records for over a year.


    The box office smash featured some of the biggest songs of that year with Los Lobos's #1
    smash hit single La Bamba as well as seven more Los Lobos rockin' champions like Come On
    Lets Go, Framed and the torch ballad Richie Valens was so well remembered for, Donna. Superstars like Brian Setzer also contributed to the #1 soundtrack too with tunes like Summertime
    Blues and Bo Diddley's own rockin' Who Do You Love. Carlos Santana was also on hand for the
    film score and through it all, the La Bamba LP will forever be known as one of rock's finest movie
    and musical soundtrack's ever recorded.


    As with our continuing expansion into the original movie soundtrack genres, Friday Music
    is very proud to announce the first time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl release of the Los Lobos
    multiplatinum smash La Bamba - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.


    This stunning album is mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso (Elvis Presley/Bo Diddley/
    Chuck Berry) from the Slash Records tapes and includes the original LP sized artwork, not seen
    since its original 1987 release.


    Los Lobos La Bamba The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Another rock soundtrack
    classic from your friends at Friday Music


    La Bamba!!!

    1. La Bamba (Los Lobos)
    2. Come On, Let's Go! (Los Lobos)
    3. Ooh My Head (Los Lobos)
    4. We Belong Together (Los Lobos)
    5. Framed (Los Lobos)
    6. Donna (Los Lobos)
    7. Lonely Teardrops (Howard Huntsberry)
    8. Crying Waiting Hoping (Marshall Crenshaw)
    9. Summertime Blues (Brian Setzer)
    10. Who Do You Love? (Bo Diddley)
    11. Charlena (Los Lobos)
    12. Goodnight My Love (Los Lobos)
    Various Artists
    $29.99
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    Roll With The Punches (Pre-Order)

    Roll With The Punches - Van Morrison's 37th studio album - sees him simultaneously hand-picking a selection of rhythm and blues classics (by the likes of Bo Diddley, Mose Allison, Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Lightnin' Hopkins among others) and recording a set of new self-written songs. It's an album that features raw, intimate interpretations of some of the cornerstones of rock'n'roll alongside five new numbers by one of our most consistently brilliant recording artists.

    Roll With The Punches was produced by Van Morrison and recorded with an incredible team of studio collaborators including Chris Farlowe, Georgie Fame, Jeff Beck, Paul Jones and Jason Rebello.

    1. Roll With the Punches (Van Morrison & Don Black)
    2. Transformation (Van Morrison)
    3. I Can Tell (Bo Diddley & Samuel Bernard Smith)
    4. Stormy Monday / Lonely Avenue (T-Bone Walker / Doc Pomus)
    5. Goin' To Chicago (Count Basie & Jimmy Rushing)
    6. Fame (Van Morrison)
    7. Too Much Trouble (Van Morrison)
    8. Bring It on Home to Me (Sam Cooke)
    9. Ordinary People (Van Morrison)
    10. How Far From God (Sister Rosetta Tharpe)
    11. Teardrops From My Eyes (Rudy Toombs)
    12. Automobile Blues (Lightnin' Hopkins)
    13. Benediction (Mose Allison)
    14. Mean Old World (Little Walter)
    15. Ride On Josephine (Bo Diddley)
    Van Morrison
    $35.99
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