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Cat no. IMT5018350.1

Track Listings
Disc: 1
1. Not Guilty
2. Hong Kong, Mississippi
3. You Re Looking Good
4. Bo S Vacation
5. Congo
6. (Call Me) Bo S Blues
7. Shank
Disc: 2
1. Bo Diddley Is a Lover
2. Aztec
3. Back Home
4. Bo Diddley Is Loose
5. Love Is a Secret
6. Quick Draw
7. Say You Will

This quintessential LP edition includes one of Diddley's finest albums: Bo Diddley Is a Lover, originally released in 1961 by Chess' subsidiary Checker Records (an alternative Chess label for radio play, as radio stations would only play a limited number of songs per week from each label), and long unavailable on vinyl. Although Bo Diddley Is a Lover did not contain any smash hits, it is nevertheless an excellent LP full of vintage material from the man with the funny-shaped guitars. It shows Bo expanding his trademark sound beyond blues and R&B and further towards dance-oriented rock & roll. In addition to the original masterpiece, this WaxTime collector's edition includes 2 bonus tracks, consisting of hard-to-find numbers from the same period: the instrumental Shank and the jaunty Say You Will (a good party song with a driving rhythm, benefiting from the underlying piano-drone of blues legend Otis Spann).