Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Bo Diddley
4 2:47
2 I'm a Man
4.5 3:02
3 Diddley Daddy
2:29
4 Who Do You Love?
3.5 2:31
5 Mona
2:23
6 I'm Sorry
2:28
7 Dearest Darling
2:54
8 Say Man
3:17
9 Crackin' Up
2:07
10 Don't Let It Go (Hold on to What You Got)
2:47
11 Road Runner
4 2:49
12 You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover
3:13

Credits

Medium 1

membranophone:
Clifton James (track 9)
Frank Kirkland (tracks 3, 8)
Clifton James (1955-03-02) (tracks 1–2)
Clifton James (1956-05-24) (track 4)
guitar:
Ellas McDaniel (tracks 3, 8–9)
Bo Diddley (1955-03-02) (tracks 1–2)
Jody Williams (1956-05-24) (track 4)
Bo Diddley (1956-05-24) (track 4)
harmonica:
Billy Boy Arnold (track 3)
Billy Boy Arnold (1955-03-02) (track 2)
maracas:
Jerome Green (tracks 8–9)
Jerome Green (1955-03-02) (tracks 1–2)
Jerome Green (1956-05-24) (track 4)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1955-03-02) (track 2)
piano:
Otis Spann (track 9)
background vocals:
The Carnations (50s-60s doo wop) (track 9)
The Moonglows (tracks 3–4)
composer:
Ellas McDaniel (tracks 2, 11)
Ellas McDaniel (– 1955-03-02) (track 1)
Ellas McDaniel (1956) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Jerome Green (track 8)
lyricist:
Ellas McDaniel (tracks 2, 11)
Ellas McDaniel (– 1955-03-02) (track 1)
Ellas McDaniel (1956) (track 4)
vocals:
Ellas McDaniel (tracks 3, 8–9)
Bo Diddley (1955-03-02) (tracks 1–2)
Bo Diddley (1956-05-24) (track 4)
writer:
Ellas McDaniel (track 3)
Harvey Fuqua (track 3)
publisher:
68 Publishing Ltd. (track 2)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 2, 11)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 62) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 132) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 370) (track 2)
is the basis for:
I'm a Woman (track 2)
later parody versions:
Humpparitari (track 11)
I'm A (Modern) Man (track 2)
later translated versions:
Roudari hani (track 11)
recording of:
Crackin' Up (track 9)
Diddley Daddy (track 3)
Bo Diddley (1955-03-02) (track 1)
I’m a Man (1955-03-02) (track 2)
Who Do You Love? (1956-05-24) (track 4)
Road Runner (1959-09) (track 11)

Release

ASIN: US: B0000457IP [info]