Dolphin Artists :: Bo Diddley
Bo Diddley (December 30, 1928 - June 2, 2008) "The Originator," was an influential American rock and roll singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He is often cited as a key figure in the transition of blues into rock and roll, by introducing more insistent, driving rhythms and a harder-edged guitar sound. He was born Otha Ellas Bates in McComb, Mississippi and later took the name Ellas McDaniel, after his adoptive mother, Gussie McDaniel. He adopted the stage name Bo Diddley, which is probably a southern black slang phrase meaning "nothing at all," as in "he… more
Gretsch G6138 Bo Diddley - Red. For five decades, Bo Diddley has been turning heads with his great chops, incredible showmanship and outrageous guitars. Now it's your turn! The G6138 is a faithful reproduction of the famous rectangle-shaped guitar Gretsch built for Bo back in 1958.
Measuring 17-3/4" x 9-1/4" x 2" and made of alder…