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Del Shannon
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Shannon in 1965
Background information
Birth name Charles Weedon Westover
Also known as Del Shannon
Born (1934-12-30)December 30, 1934
Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.
Died February 8, 1990(1990-02-08) (aged 55)
Santa Clarita, California, U.S.
  • Musician
  • singer
  • songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1958–1990

Charles Weedon Westover (or Del Shannon; December 30, 1934 – February 8, 1990) was an American rock and roll singer and musician. He had several popular songs, including "Runaway" in 1961.

Del Shannon was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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