ABOUTHighly acclaimed rock & roll singer-songwriter. Del Shannon's best known songs include his chart topping debut song "Runaway" (1961), "Hats Off To Larry" (1961), and "Keep Searchin' (We'll Follow The Sun)" (1965). He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999.
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- Handy Man 1964
(This song was previously a hit for Jimmy Jones (1960) and later also became a hit for James Taylor (1977).)
- Hats Off To Larry 1961
- Hey! Little Girl 1961
- Keep Searchin' (We'll Follow The Sun) 1964
- Little Town Flirt 1962
- Runaway 1961
(This chart-topping song about a man whose girlfriend has run away is included in Rolling Stone magazine's list of 500 Greatest Songs Of All Time. The instrumental bridge was played on a specially designed electric keyboard based on the clavioline, a forerunner to the analog synthesizer. "Runaway" later also became a hit for Lawrence Welk (1962), Dawn (1972, as a medley), Charlie Kulis (1975), Bonnie Raitt (1977), and Luis Cardenas (1986).)
- So Long Baby 1961
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