Del Shannon (* 30. Dezember 1934 in Grand Rapids , Michigan ; † 8. Februar 1990 in Santa Clarita , Kalifornien ; bürgerlich Charles Weedon Westover ) war ein US-amerikanischer Sänger, Komponist und Texter, der in den 1960er Jahren sowohl in den USA wie auch in Großbritannien erfolgreich war.
Charles Weedon Westover (December 30, 1934 – February 8, 1990), better known by his stage name Del Shannon, was an American musician, singer and songwriter, best known for his 1961 number-one Billboard hit "Runaway". In 1999, he was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In addition to his music career, he had ...
Del Shannon - Runaway (1961) 4K. Del Shannon performing "Runaway", released originally in 1961. It reached #1 in US Cash Box Top 100, #1 in US Billboard Hot 100, #1 in UK ...more.
13. Nov. 2009 · Born Charles Westover in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1934, the singer-songwriter known as Del Shannon dies by suicide on February 8, 1990. In a period when the American pop charts were dominated...
Runaway ist ein 1960 von Del Shannon und Max Crook geschriebenes Lied, das in der Version von Del Shannon ein internationaler Hit und ein Nummer-eins-Hit in den Billboard Hot 100 wurde. In den Niederlanden kam das Lied auf Platz 2 der Charts.
Del Shannon. America Rock'n Roll and Country musician, singer and songwriter. Del Shannon was born Charles Weedon Westover in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, on December 30, 1934. He became known world-wide as a singer, guitarist and songwriter during the 1960s.
Del Shannon discography. Charles Weedon Westover (December 30, 1934 – February 8, 1990), known professionally as Del Shannon, was an American singer-songwriter. His discography comprises 15 original studio albums, one original live album, various compilation and archival projects, and 39 singles .