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Sometimes I forget that some people don’t know the full impact that black women had on rock n roll. If you didn’t know it was epic. Without the talent and energy of many wonderful women the state of music today would be blander than Cliff Richard eating a cucumber sandwich.

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Norma-Jean Wofford

So, I just realized that Bo Diddley actually had two different female guitarists in his band. Peggy Jones (Lady Bo) who has been featured on this blog, and Norma-Jean Wofford, who replaced Lady Bo until Lady Bo returned to the band in 1970.

The two often get tagged as one another, even to the point that a Google search for Norma-Jean returns images of Lady Bo, which really sucks besides making things confusing.