The b-side to the single "Hush Your Mouth", "Dearest Darling" was released June 1958 and also released on Bo Diddley's self-titled debut album. Bo's next single "Willie and Lillie" was released in November 1958 and then released on this album. Bo's next single "I'm Sorry"/"Oh Yea" was released in February 1959 and reached #17 on Billboard magazine's Hot R&B Sides chart. The next single "Crackin' Up" b/w "The Great Grandfather" was released in May.Go Bo Diddley was released two months later in July. In November 1959 Bo released his most popular single "Say Man"/"The Clock Strikes Twelve" which became a crossover hit making #20 on the Billboard Hot 100. The rest of the songs on the album were album-only tracks, including "You Don't Love Me (You Don't Care)" which Little Walter retitled as "Roller Coaster" and released as a single, and is featured on the Bo Diddley compilation album His Best even though it is an album track not a single.
The original recordings in mono format where recorded with an Ampex-350 tape recorder. The songs "You Don't Love Me (You Don't Care" and "Little Girl" were from Bo's first session for Chess Records on March 2, 1955.