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BO DIDDLEY: ‘Big Bad Bo’ reissue (2012)

Bo Diddley first forged a legend for himself in the early 1950s on the rnb scene and he was already well into his forties when he dropped funk LP Big Bad Bo in 1974. It wasn’t his first funk album either since he’d already done Black Gladiator. Hmm – man in his forties, radical change in musical direction to what the kids were listening to (i.e. funk) and a picture of himself on the LP cover