He had other hits, but his self-titled BO DIDDLEY became his signature tune. He was BO DIDDLEY and he was born this day in 1928. He remained a popular concert attraction for decades after his chart success in the 1950s. The "Bo Diddley Beat" displayed in this song also influenced countless hits that followed, such as "Hey little Girl in the High School Sweater," "Hang On, Sloopy," and even "Faith" by George Michael. See a vintage performance of his eponymous tune by clicking on the link below.