Bo Diddley

Hey! Bo Diddley/Bo Diddley

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Beat Goes On reissued Bo Diddley's eponymous debut and his 1962 effort Hey! Bo Diddley on one compact disc in 1996. Although these two records don't necessarily sit well together -- the first is sublime, the second notoriously uneven -- it's still a nice way to pick them up on CD, especially since the sound and packaging are first-rate. However, the Chess issue that combines Bo Diddley and Go Bo Diddley on one CD is a better bet, since those two records -- his first two -- work better together.

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