Del Shannon’s induction in the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame
|Birth name||Charles Weedon Westover|
|Also known as||Charlie Johnson|
|Born||December 30, 1934
Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.
|Died||February 8, 1990 (aged 55)
Santa Clarita, California, U.S.
|Genres||Rock, country music|
|Labels||Bigtop, Twirl, Berlee, Amy, Liberty, Dunhill, United Artists,Island, Elektra, Silvertone|
Charles Weedon Westover (December 30, 1934 – February 8, 1990), known professionally as Del Shannon, was an American rock and roll singer-songwriter who had a No. 1 hit, “Runaway”, in 1961.
Keep Searchin’ (We’ll Follow the Sun) – live 1965
Album of the day
Greatest Hits (2010)
Other February 08:
- “Stop! In the Name of Love” is a 1965 song recorded by The Supremes for the Motown label.Written and produced by Motown’s main production team Holland–Dozier–Holland, “Stop! In the Name of Love” held the number-one position on the Billboard pop singles chart in the United States from March 21, 1965 through April 3, 1965, and reached the number-two position on the soul chart.
Released February 8, 1965 (U.S.) Format Vinyl record (7″ 45 RPM) Recorded Hitsville U.S.A. (Studio A); January 5, January 7, and January 11, 1965 Genre Pop, R&B, soul Length 2:52 Label Motown
Writer(s) Holland–Dozier–Holland Producer Brian Holland
Certification Gold (RIAA)
- Vincent Neil Wharton (born February 8, 1961) is an American vocalist and musician, best known as the lead vocalist of heavy metalband Mötley Crüe.
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