MCCOMB, Miss. (WJTV) — A stretch of I-55 in Pike County was dedicated to a Mississippi, music artist.
Southern Transportation Commissioner Tom King and others gathered in McComb for the Bo Diddley highway dedication ceremony.
The event was held at the MDOT District 7 Auditorium.
Diddley, had hits like “Pretty Thing,” “Say Man,” and “You Can’t Judge a Book By the Cover” in the 1950s and the 1960s.
He was also one of the first American male musicians to include women in his band.
He died in 2008.