Personnel Bo Diddley – vocals, guitar Ray Fenwick (tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 & 9) - guitar Gerald Sims (tracks 3, 6 & 8) - guitar Phil Upchurch (tracks 3, 6 & 8) – guitar Roy Wood (tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 & 9) – bass Richard Evans (tracks 3, 6 & 8) - bass Tennyson Stephens – piano (tracks 3, 6 & 8) Eddie Hardin – organ (tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 & 9)
Roy Wood (born 8 November 1946) is an English musician, singer and songwriter. He was particularly successful in the 1960s and 1970s as member and co-founder of the Move, Electric Light Orchestra and Wizzard . Wood formed the Move in 1965, and had hits including "Flowers in the Rain".
The concert included performances by major stars including Bo Diddley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, and Bill Haley and His Comets. The concert ended with an extended performance by Chuck Berry, who at the time was enjoying major chart success in Britain and the US with his "My Ding-a-Ling".
2. Juni 2008 · In 1973, he recorded The London Bo Diddley Sessions with several British musicians including Roy Wood of Wizzard, and the same year film-goers saw Bo in Let The Good Times Roll, alongside such ...
After the unexpected hit that was Howlin’ Wolf’s London Sessions, Chess Records attempted to repeat their success with Bo Diddley, sending him to London to record an album with a British backing band (the best known of which being Roy Wood, of The Move, on bass). Unfortunately, the sessions failed to bring about as much renewed interest in ...
Considering that the Wembley concert was the first ever live performance by Wizzard, it was accepted quite well. Bo Diddley's manager then approached Roy to get a band together for recording the Bo Diddley London Sessions album, on which Roy played bass. Wizzard went on to score seven major hit records, including two number one singles
Spotify Amazon. blue highlight denotes track pick. Discover The London Bo Diddley Sessions by Bo Diddley released in 1973. Find album reviews, track lists, credits, awards and more at AllMusic.