Singer Bo Diddley Hospitalized After Stroke

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Singer and songwriter Bo Diddley is in the hospital after suffering a stroke on Sunday. The 78-year-old performer was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in 1987.


I want to tell you today that we're tracking the condition of Bo Diddley.

(Soundbite of song "Who Do You Love?")

Mr. BO DIDDLEY (Musician): (Singing) Who do you love? Who do you love?

INSKEEP: Hits like this put him in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He also became known as a commercial pitch-man, telling the athlete Bo Jackson, Bo, you don't know diddley.

Today, Bo Diddley is in intensive care after suffering a stroke. He was hospitalized after a concert in Iowa and the 78-year-old is listed in guarded condition.

(Soundbite of song "Who Do You Love?")

Mr. DIDDLEY: (Singing) Got a tombstone hand and a graveyard mind. Just 22 and I don't mind dying. Who do you love? Who do you love? Who do you love?

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