Bo Diddley - Live at The Paradiso 1982

With the passing of Bo Diddley on the 2nd June aged 79, here is a concert recording from 1982.

Bo Diddley achieved numerous accolades in recognition of his significant role as one of the founding fathers of rock and roll.

In 1986, he was inducted into the Washington Area Music Association's Hall of Fame.

The following year saw his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

His pioneering contribution to rockabilly has been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

In 1996, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation.

The following year saw his 1955 recording of his song "Bo Diddley" inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame as a recording of lasting qualitative or historical significance.

He received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998.

Often cited as a key figure in the transition from blues to rock and roll, he introduced more insistent, driving rhythms and a hard-edged guitar sound. He was also known for his characteristic rectangular guitar.

This concert from 1982 was broadcast in Holland, and was recorded at The Paradiso, Amsterdam, on the 24th May 1982.

Set list is:

1.Road Runner.
3.I'm a man.
4.Diddley Daddy.
5.Who do you love?
6.Cherry pie.
7.Little girl.
8.Hey! Bo Diddley.

Total Playing Time 46:04

Sound quality is very good (FM stereo) at 320kbps.

Reloaded 23/02/2016 link in comments.


Anonymous said…
RIP Mr. Diddley, the "Bo Diddley Beat" will live on as long as there is music in this world.

Thanks for the post!
Anonymous said…
Thank you very much!
Anonymous said…
Thanks for sharing this show. Martin from Canada.
Anonymous said…
Thanks for this one. Back to the beginnings of the story of rock and roll.

Derek from Paris
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Anonymous said…
thanks so much... listening now for the first time. Incredible.
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