|Birth Day||December 30, 1928|
|Age||92 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jun 2, 2008 (age 79)|
While working as a carpenter and a mechanic, he would play gigs on the street. He studied the trombone and violin after his family moved to the South Side of Chicago.
His recording of the song "Bo Diddley" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame due to its impact on American music.
He married Louise Woolingham in 1946, then Ethel Mae Smith in 1949, then Kay Reynolds in 1960, and then Sylvia Paiz in 1992.