Tag Archives: Del Shannon

Runaway: Del Shannon; Bonnie Raitt; The Ventures

Hello there! This week our blog features a great early 60s tune, Runaway. We will discuss the original version of the song by Del Shannon. Next, we will show the cover by Bonnie Raitt, and finally a cover by the … Continue reading

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Handy Man: Jimmy Jones; Del Shannon; James Taylor.

Hello there! This week we will discuss the song Handy Man. We will first look at the original 1957 song co-written and recorded by Jimmy Jones. Next we will review covers of this song by Del Shannon and by James … Continue reading

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