Del Shannon

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Birthday
30, 1934
Birthplace
Grand Rapids, MI
Death Date
Feb 8, 1990 (55)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
30, 1934
Birthplace
Grand Rapids, MI
Death Date
Feb 8, 1990 (55)

About

Rock 'n' roll singer-songwriter whose #1 hit single was "Runaway" in 1961.

Before Fame

He worked as a truck driver and a carpet salesman before getting heavily involved in music.

Trivia

He was the first American to cover a song by The Beatles, and his cover of "From Me to You" charted before The Beatles version in the U.S.

Family Life

He married Shirley Nash and, later, to Bonnie Tyson.

Associated With

He listened to the works of Hank Williams.