“Cover Me” Sundays – Bo Diddley/The Who “I’m A Man”
Our series today follows the focus on Chess Records with this hit track from Bo Diddley cut in 1955. As music tends to do, the sounds made their way across the pond and a decade later a few fellows from England put out their version. Here’s a live clip of The Who performing “I’m A Man” in 1989.
Ivan Orr is a musician/social critic whose creative output runs the gamut from provocative to entertaining. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music(Jazz Studies Emphasis) with a minor in African American Studies. During the 1990’s and early 2000’s Ivan was involved with The Music Resource Center in Charlottesville, VA.
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