Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Bo Diddley [alternate version 1]
2:52
2 I'm a Man [alternate version]
3:08
3 Little Girl [alternate version]
2:37
4 Bo Diddley [alternate version 2]
2:33
5 Bo Diddley
4 2:46
6 I'm a Man
4.5 3:02
7 Little Girl
2:34
8 You Don't Love Me (You Don't Care)
2:48
9 Diddley Dady
2:28
10 She's Fine, She's Mine
2:43
11 Pretty Thing
2:50
12 Heart-O-Matic-Love [alternate version]
1:49
13 Heart-O-Matic Love
2:48
14 Bring It to Jerome [Unedited version]
2:41
15 Bring It to Jerome
2:30
16 Spanish Guitar
4:14
17 Dancing Girl
2:25
18 Diddy Wah Diddy
2:31
19 I'm Looking for a Woman
2:32
20 I'm Bad
3:18
21 Love Is Strange
2:41
22 Who Do You Love
3.5 2:30
23 Cops and Robbers
3:26
24 Down Home Special
3:11
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Hey Bo Diddley
2:13
2 Mona
2:22
3 Say Boss Man [alternate version - Undubed]
2:39
4 Say Boss Man
2:33
5 Run Diddley Daddy [Early version]
3:44
6 Before You Accuse Me
4 3:07
7 Say Man [alternate version]
2:57
8 Say Man
3:15
9 Hush Your Mouth [alternate version]
3:07
10 Hush Your Mouth
2:56
11 Bo's Guitar
2:35
12 Dearest Darling [alternate version]
3:03
13 Dearest Darling
2:54
14 The Clock Strikes Twelve
3:01
15 Willie and Lillie
2:18
16 Our Love Will Never Go
2:41
17 Bo Meets the Monster
3:08
18 I Love You So [First version]
2:32
19 The Great Grandfather
2:30
20 Crackin' Up
2:07
21 Don't Let It Go
2:45
22 I'm Sorry
2:27
23 Oh Yea
3:10
24 Blues Blues
2:53

Credits

CD 1

violin:
membranophone:
Frank Kirkland (tracks 9, 13)
Clifton James (1955-03-02) (tracks 5–6)
Clifton James (1956-05-24) (track 22)
guitar:
Bo Diddley (1955-03-02) (tracks 5–6)
Jody Williams (1956-05-24) (track 22)
Bo Diddley (1956-05-24) (track 22)
harmonica:
Billy Boy Arnold (tracks 9, 13)
Billy Boy Arnold (1955-03-02) (track 6)
maracas:
Jerome Green (1955-03-02) (tracks 5–6)
Jerome Green (1956-05-24) (track 22)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1955-03-02) (track 6)
background vocals:
The Moonglows (tracks 9, 22)
composer:
Ellas McDaniel (– 1955-03-02) (track 5)
Ellas McDaniel (1956) (track 22)
lyricist:
Ellas McDaniel (– 1955-03-02) (track 5)
Ellas McDaniel (1956) (track 22)
vocals:
Bo Diddley (1955-03-02) (tracks 5–6)
Bo Diddley (1956-05-24) (track 22)
writer:
Ellas Otha Bates McDaniel (tracks 9, 22)
Harvey Fuqua (track 9)
publisher:
68 Publishing Ltd. (track 6)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 6)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 62) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 132) (track 22)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 370) (track 6)
is the basis for:
I'm a Woman (track 6)
later parody versions:
I'm A (Modern) Man (track 6)
recording of:
Diddley Daddy (track 9)
Bo Diddley (1955-03-02) (track 5)
I’m a Man (1955-03-02) (track 6)
Who Do You Love? (1956-05-24) (track 22)

CD 2

membranophone:
Clifton James (tracks 20–21)
Frank Kirkland (tracks 4, 6, 15, 17, 19)
guitar:
Bo Diddley (tracks 4, 6, 15, 17, 19–21)
Jody Williams (tracks 4, 6)
harmonica:
Billy Boy Arnold (track 19)
maracas:
Jerome Green (tracks 4, 6, 15, 17, 19–21)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (tracks 4, 6)
piano:
Lafayette Leake (track 15)
Otis Spann (tracks 20–21)
background vocals:
The Carnations (50s-60s doo wop) (track 20)
composer:
Bo Diddley (track 6)
lyricist:
Bo Diddley (track 6)
vocals:
Bo Diddley (tracks 4, 6, 15, 17, 19–21)
writer:
Bo Diddley (tracks 15, 17)
recording of:
Crackin' Up (track 20)
Willie and Lillie (track 15)