Obituary of Bo Diddley


Bo Diddley

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    • Full Name: Diddley, Bo
    • Common Name: Bo Diddley
    • Birth Name: Ellas Otha Bates
    • Gender: Male
    • Birthplace: [=McComb=], Mississippi, U.S.
    • Birth Date: December 30, 1928
    • Age: 79 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Ellas Bates, Ellas McDaniel
    • Category/Genre: Musician

    • Dead or Alive?: Dead
    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
    • Father: Eugene Bates
    • Mother: Ethel Wilson, Mrs. Gussie McDaniel (Adoptive)
    • Siblings:
    • Children:

Death Notice:

  • Date: June 02, 2008
  • Place: Archer, Florida, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Heart failure

Claim to Fame:

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Quotable Quotes:


"Is he dead or alive? According to our records, Mr. Diddley is Dead."

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