Sunday, March 29
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Album cover of the week: Bo Diddley Is a Gunslinger

This week’s entry is my humble tribute to one of the most inventive and influential musicians of the 20th century, the late Bo Diddley…

Bo Diddley Is a Gunslinger (1961)

The iconic rectangular guitar (aka “The Twang Machine”) is missing, but the cover to 1961’s Bo Diddley Is a Gunslinger is a gem just the same. It’s one of a series of tongue-in-cheek images shot for Diddley’s early-1960s albums on the Checker label.