Runaway with Del Shannon

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Runaway with Del Shannon
Runaway (Del Shannon song) single cover.jpg
Studio album by Del Shannon
Released June 1961
Genre Rock and roll
Length 28:55
Label BigTop
Producer Embee Productions
Del Shannon chronology
Runaway with Del Shannon
Hats Off to Del Shannon
(1962)Hats Off to Del Shannon1962
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars

Runaway with Del Shannon is the 1961 debut album by American rock 'n' roll singer-songwriter Del Shannon. It was released shortly after and contains Shannon's best-known hit, "Runaway". It is regarded by critics as helping bridge the period between early rock and the British Invasion.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Del Shannon, except where noted.

Side One
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Misery" Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman 1:57
2. "Daydreams"   2:12
3. "His Latest Flame" Pomus, Shuman 2:20
4. "The Prom"   2:20
5. "The Search"   2:25
6. "Runaway" Max Crook, Shannon 2:20
Side Two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "I Wake Up Crying" Burt Bacharach, Hal David 2:00
2. "Wide Wide World" Pomus, Shuman 2:01
3. "I'll Always Love You"   2:13
4. "Lies"   2:35
5. "He Doesn't Care"   2:09
6. "Jody" Crook, Shannon 2:23