Bo Diddley's Beach Party

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Bo Diddley's Beach Party
Live album by Bo Diddley
Released January 1964[1]
Recorded July 5–6, 1963
Genre Rock and roll
Length 37:17
Label Checker
Producer Marshall Chess, Max Cooperstein[2]
Bo Diddley chronology
Surfin' With Bo Diddley
(1963)
Bo Diddley's Beach Party
(1964)
Bo Diddley's 16 All-Time Greatest Hits
(1964)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[3]

Bo Diddley's Beach Party is the eleventh album by rock musician Bo Diddley. Recorded live in concert in July 1963 at the Beach Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina,[4] it is one of rock music's earliest live remote recordings. The album was a success in the UK Album Charts reaching #13 on July 3 and stayed on the charts for 6 weeks.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All songs credited to Ellas McDaniel (Bo Diddley), except as noted

Side One
  1. "Memphis" (Chuck Berry) – 2:09
  2. "Gunslinger" – 2:29
  3. "Hey! Bo Diddley" – 2:43
  4. "Old Smokey" – 3:05
  5. "Bo Diddley's Dog" – 3:38
Side Two
  1. "I'm Alright" – 3:45
  2. "Mr. Custer" – 2:56
  3. "Bo's Waltz" – 3:09
  4. "What's Buggin' You (Crackin' Up)" – 2:38
  5. "Road Runner" – 3:42

Personnel[edit]

Performers
Production[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Strong, Martin Charles (2002). The great rock discography. The National Academies. p. 302. ISBN 978-1-84195-312-0. 
  2. ^ a b "Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley's Beach Party (Vinyl, LP) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2012-01-04. 
  3. ^ Allmusic review
  4. ^ "Bo Diddley's Beach Party". Allmusic. Retrieved January 4, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley's Beach Party". Chart Stats. Retrieved 2012-01-04. 
  6. ^ "From the oldies.about.com mailbag". Oldies.about.com. 2005-05-17. Retrieved 2012-01-04.