RUNAWAY

Created on 02/02/2017
Latest update on 08/04/2021

Artist: Del Shannon
Author: Charles Westover/Max Crook
Label: Big Top
Year: 1961

N°1 US, UK & AUS. Charles Westover is Del's real name.

Covers:

1962:

Lawrence Welk [hit US]

1964:

Shirelles

1965:

Gary Lewis & The Playboys

1967:

Small Faces

1967:

Del Shannon [as Runaway '67 with Jimmy Page, Nicky Hopkins and John Paul Jones; hit down under]

1970:

Elvis Presley

1972:

Tony Orlando & Dawn [hit US]

1974:

Dave [also in French]

1977:

Bonnie Raitt [her first hit US]

1978:

Narvel Felts [hit C&W]

1987:

Jan Akkerman & Kaz Lux

1990:

Traveling Wilburys [Del was asked to be part of it but died, so Roy Orbison stepped in, until he passed away]

2008:

Queen & Paul Rodgers

Not to be confused with eponymous songs by Wishbone Ash ('76), Salsoul Orchestra ('77), Jefferson Starship ('78), Status Quo ('79), 10 cc ('81), Bon Jovi ('84), Oingo Boingo ('90), The Corrs ('95), Janet Jackson ('95), Cher ('98), Linkin Park ('2000), Jamiroquai ('06), Nelly Furtado ('07), Avril Lavigne ('07), 3 Doors Down ('08), The Yeah Yeah Yeahs ('09), Kanye West ('10), Maroon 5 ('10), Weezer ('10), The National ('10), The Kooks ('11), The Killers ('12), Ed Sheeran ('14), Snoop Dogg ('15) and Galantis ('15).

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