Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Bo Diddley
4 2:48
2 I'm a Man
4.5 3:02
3 You Don't Love Me (You Don't Care)
2:54
4 Diddley Daddy
2:29
5 Pretty Thing
2:52
6 Bring It to Jerome
2:30
7 I'm Lookin' for a Woman
2:35
8 Who Do You Love?
3.5 2:31
9 Hey Bo Diddley
4.5 2:14
10 Mona
2:23
11 Before You Accuse Me
4 3:08
12 Say Man
3:17
13 Dearest Darling
2:54
14 Crackin' Up
2:07
15 The Story of Bo Diddley
2:54
16 Road Runner
4 2:49
17 Pills
2:52
18 I Can Tell
4:36
19 You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover
3:16
20 Ooh Baby
3:49

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1962-06-27) (track 18)
drums:
Clifton James (track 14)
Frank Kirkland (tracks 4, 6, 11–13)
Clifton James (1955-03-02) (tracks 1–2)
Clifton James (1956-05-24) (track 8)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1962-06-27) (track 18)
guitar:
Ellas McDaniel (tracks 4, 6, 11–14)
Jody Williams (track 11)
Bo Diddley (1955-03-02) (tracks 1–2)
Bo Diddley (1956-05-24) (track 8)
Jody Williams (1956-05-24) (track 8)
Bo Diddley (1962-06-27) (track 18)
harmonica:
Billy Boy Arnold (tracks 4, 6)
Billy Boy Arnold (1955-03-02) (track 2)
maracas:
Jerome Green (tracks 11–14)
Jerome Green (1955-03-02) (tracks 1–2)
Jerome Green (1956-05-24) (track 8)
Jerome Green (1962-06-27) (track 18)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (track 11)
Willie Dixon (1955-03-02) (track 2)
piano:
Lafayette Leake (track 13)
Otis Spann (track 14)
background vocals:
The Carnations (50s-60s doo wop) (track 14)
The Moonglows (track 4)
composer:
Ellas McDaniel (tracks 2, 11, 16)
Samuel Smith (songwriter) (track 18)
Ellas McDaniel (– 1955-03-02) (track 1)
Ellas McDaniel (1956) (track 8)
lead vocals:
Jerome Green (track 12)
lyricist:
Ellas McDaniel (tracks 2, 11, 16)
Samuel Smith (songwriter) (track 18)
Ellas McDaniel (– 1955-03-02) (track 1)
Ellas McDaniel (1956) (track 8)
vocals:
Ellas McDaniel (tracks 4, 6, 11–14)
Bo Diddley (1955-03-02) (tracks 1–2)
Bo Diddley (1956-05-24) (track 8)
Bo Diddley (1962-06-27) (track 18)
writer:
Ellas McDaniel (track 4)
Harvey Fuqua (track 4)
Jerome Green (track 6)
publisher:
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 2, 16, 18)
part of:
is the basis for:
I'm a Woman (track 2)
later parody versions:
Humpparitari (track 16)
I'm A (Modern) Man (track 2)
later translated versions:
Roudari hani (track 16)
recording of:
Bring It to Jerome (track 6)
Crackin' Up (track 14)
Diddley Daddy (track 4)
Bo Diddley (1955-03-02) (track 1)
I’m a Man (1955-03-02) (track 2)
Who Do You Love? (1956-05-24) (track 8)
Road Runner (1959-09) (track 16)
I Can Tell (1962-06-27) (track 18)

Release

ASIN: US: B000005KQK [info]

Release Group

Wikidata: Q1620623 [info]
Wikipedia: en: His Best (Bo Diddley album) [info]