Del Shannon - The Story download album
He became known world-wide as a singer, guitarist and songwriter during the 1960s. During the 1980s he turned to Country and Western and also worked with Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne, though the many troubles in his personal life led him to committing suicide with . 2 calibre rifle. Shannon was pronounced dead on February 8, 1990 in his home in Santa Clarita, California.
EMI Plus' budget-priced The Story series presents straightforward, no-frills compilations of major rock artists with catalogs in the EMI vaults, accompanied by CD-ROMs containing brief biographical information (in English, Dutch, French, and Spanish), discographies consisting of album titles and dates of release, and a photo gallery. The Del Shannon volume uses a simple selection and sequencing criterion.
Del Shannon missed out on the US album chart after his initial hits, but finally cracked it on 22 June 1963 with Little Town Flirt. Ironically, it was at that relatively quiet point in Shannon’s career that he finally debuted on the US album countdown. The single ‘Two Kinds Of Teardrops’ had already become his seventh top ten hit in the UK, where he was a big favourite, but it peaked at a disappointing No. 50 in his home country, so the signs weren’t good for the LP - which started with that song and contained many previous singles, even including the two-year-old ‘Runaway,’ along with. covers of hits of the era like Dion’s ‘Runaround Sue’ and Bruce Chanel’s ‘Hey Baby
Del Shannon (born Charles Weedon Westover; December 30, 1934 – February 8, 1990) was an American rock and roll and country musician and singer-songwriter, best known for his 1961 number 1 Billboard hit "Runaway". He learned to play the ukulele and guitar and listened to country-and-western music, by artists such as Hank Williams, Hank Snow, and Lefty Frizzell.
Runaway" is a number-one Billboard Hot 100 song made famous by Del Shannon in 1961. It was written by Shannon and keyboardist Max Crook, and became a major international hit. It is No. 472 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, compiled in 2010. Singer-guitarist Charles Westover and keyboard player Max Crook performed together as members of "Charlie Johnson and the Big Little Show Band" in Battle Creek, Michigan, before their group won a recording contract in 1960.
Del Shannon-Total Commitment (Mix of Total Com. & Chas. Tenth Anniversary Album (Compilation). The Best of Del Shannon (Compilation). The Vintage Years (2 LP Set) (ed). The Story of Rock 'N' Roll: ABC (Compilation). Tenth Anniversary Album (Liberty Compilation). And The Music Plays On (Unreleased "Home & Away"). Golden Hits: The Best of .
Please seed! Del Shannon (December 30, 1934 â€ February 8, 1990) was an American rock and roll singer-songwriter who had a No. 1 hit, "Runaway", in 1961. On January 21, 1961, he recorded "Runaway", released as a single in February 1961. It reached in the Billboard chart in April. Shannon followed with "Hats Off to Larry", which peaked at (Billboard) and on Cashbox in 1961, and the less popular "So Long, Baby," another song of breakup bitterness.
|3||Hats Off To Larry||1:59|
|4||So Long Baby||2:00|
|5||Hey! Little Girl||2:31|
|6||Cry Myself To Sleep||2:20|
|7||The Swiss Maid||2:06|
|8||Little Town Flirt||2:45|
|9||Two Kind Of Teardrops||2:29|
|10||From Me To You||1:55|
|12||Sue's Gotta Be Mine||1:59|
|14||Do You Wanna Dance||2:11|
|15||Keep Searchin' (We'll Follow The Sun)||2:07|
|17||Stranger In Town||2:29|
|20||The Big Hurt||2:10|
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