Bo Diddley

by Buddy Holly

Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), known professionally as Buddy Holly, was a Texan singer-songwriter and a pioneer of rock and roll. Although his success lasted only a year and a half before his death in an airplane crash, Holly is described by critic Bruce Eder as "the …




Bo Diddley buy baby a diamond ring 
If that diamond ring don't shine
He gonna take it to a private eye
If that private eye can't see

He better not take that ring from me
Won't you come to my house back at home
Take a-my baby on away from home
Love a-that photo, where ya been
Up to your house and gone again
Bo Diddley caught a fat cat

To make a-pretty baby a Sunday hat
Bo Diddley caught him a nanny goat
To make a pretty baby a Sunday coat
Bo Diddley, Bo Diddley have you heard
My pretty baby says she wants a bird

Written by: Ellas McDaniel

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