Bo Diddley – Road Runner: The Chess Masters 1959-1960 (2008)

Posted by Green on November 25, 2019as

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The 52-track volume covers all of Bo Diddley’s 1959 home and Chess studio recordings, plus half of his first 1960 session. This collection shows Mr. Diddley expanding his musical base far and wide, including adding a second guitarist, emphasizing melodies very different than his original blues base, and working on a number of intriguing guitar and rhythm-based instrumentals.This volume is a treasure trove of Diddley-ized rare gems. 23 previously unreleased songs or alternates plus many tracks seeing life on CD for the first time in the U.S. and sometimes anywhere. The double CD also includes insightful liner notes by Diddley biographer/discographer George R. White, plus complete track by track credits. Hip-O Records.

Disc 1 (01:13:46)
1. Mama Mia (03:00)
2. Bucket (Take 1) (02:54)
3. Bucket (Take 5) (03:15)
4. What Do You Know About Love (03:15)
5. Lazy Woman (Alternate Take-1) (02:53)
6. Lazy Woman (Take 3) (02:53)
7. Come On Baby (Take 2) (00:54)
8. Come On Baby (Instrumental Run-Through Take 3) (01:14)
9. Come On Baby (Take 4) (02:01)
10. Nursery Rhyme A/K/A Puttentang (02:48)
11. Mumblin’ Guitar (02:51)
12. James’ Instrumental (03:23)
13. Silly Willy (02:34)
14. I Love You A/K/A The Beat (02:24)
15. Story Of Bo Diddley A/K/A My Story (02:53)
16. She’s Alright (Unedited Version) (04:23)
17. She’s Alright (Alternate Take) (02:41)
18. She’s Alright (Mindy Lou) (Alternate Take) (04:26)
19. She’s Alright (04:04)
20. Darling Tell Me (02:39)
21. Limbo A/K/A Limber (Alternate Take) (02:49)
22. Limbo A/K/A Limber (02:43)
23. Gonna Tell It Like It Is (02:22)
24. Say Man, Back Again (Alternate Take) (03:28)
25. Say Man, Back Again (03:08)
26. Jungle (01:51)

Disc 2 (01:16:36)
1. Walking (Take 2) (03:11)
2. Walking (Take 4) (02:53)
3. To Each His Own (02:29)
4. Run Diddley Daddy (02:41)
5. Unknown Title Issued As Run Diddley Daddy (01:57)
6. Road Runner (Alternate Take) (02:19)
7. Road Runner (02:47)
8. Spend My Life With You (02:52)
9. Love You Baby (02:28)
10. Diddling A/K/A Tash (02:13)
11. Cadillac (02:46)
12. Limbo (02:41)
13. Willie Fell In Love (Version 1) (06:13)
14. Willie Fell In Love (Version 2 (Take 10)) (02:41)
15. Look At My Baby (02:36)
16. Better Watch Yourself (02:56)
17. Prisoner Of Love (Fast Version) (02:32)
18. Prisoner Of Love (Slow Version) (03:47)
19. You Know I Love You So (02:36)
20. Let Me In (Alternate Version 1) (04:09)
21. Let Me In (Alternate Version 2) (02:18)
22. Let Me In (02:05)
23. Signifying Blues (Unedited) (05:05)
24. Signifying Blues (02:39)
25. Deed & Deed I Do (Alternate Take) (03:22)
26. Deed & Deed I Do (02:20)

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