Bo Diddley - Road Runner: The Chess Masters 1959-1960 (2008)
Rock, Blues | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 150 min | 350 MB
Label: Hip-O Select | Rel: 2008
The 52-track volume covers all of Bo Diddley's 1959 home and Chess studio recordings, plus half of his first 1960 session. This collection shows Mr. Diddley expanding his musical base far and wide, including adding a second guitarist, emphasizing melodies very different than his original blues base, and working on a number of intriguing guitar and rhythm-based instrumentals.This volume is a treasure trove of Diddley-ized rare gems. 23 previously unreleased songs or alternates plus many tracks seeing life on CD for the first time in the U.S. and sometimes anywhere. The double CD also includes insightful liner notes by Diddley biographer/discographer George R. White, plus complete track by track credits.