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Singer-songwriter Bo Diddley is recovering in a Florida hospital after suffering from a stroke (brain attack) on May 13, 2007. Diddley had been hospitalized at Creighton University Medical Center (Omaha, NE). News agencies report that the stroke affected the left side of Diddley's brain. Although Diddley can move, he still has problems with speech and speech recognition. He will receive occupational and speech therapy during his recuperation.
Let's hope for a speedy recovery for Bo so we can hear and see him on stage performing his hits such as "Who Do You Love?," "Mona," "Road Runner," and "Before You Accuse Me."
Diddley died of heart failure on June 2, 2008
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