Rock'n'roll pioneer has had a heart attack
Bo Diddley is in hospital in Florida after suffering a heart attack during a hospital check up last Friday (August 24).
The legendary 78-year-old singer-guitarist complained of dizziness and nausea on Friday, says his publicist.
Diddley, whose hits include ‘Who Do You Love’ and ‘I’m A Man’ is currently in a stable condition, after spending the weekend in intensive care. His publicist has said that his condition is still “very serious”.
The rock’n’roll icon has been in recovery from a stroke since May, after a performance in Iowa earlier this year, which left him with partial speech and speech recognition problems.
The siger/guitarist has also suffered severe diabetes, resulting in the loss of several toes.
Bo Diddley was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 and received a lifetime achievement Grammy Award in 1998.