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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
What's impressive about this set of Del Shannon tracks is that it spans his entire recording career and the choice of material from each phase is pretty much spot on, making it an ideal single-disc introduction to this bright sounding but haunted artist. All of Shannon's commercial high points are here, including the classic singles "Runaway," "Little Town Flirt," "Keep Searchin' We'll Follow the Sun," "Handy Man," and the striking "Stranger in Town," a song which, while definitely pop material, cuts to the heart of American attitudes about outsiders, a theme, on one level or another, Shannon explored throughout his career. His later work with Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne is ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
What's impressive about this set of Del Shannon tracks is that it spans his entire recording career and the choice of material from each phase is pretty much spot on, making it an ideal single-disc introduction to this bright sounding but haunted artist. All of Shannon's commercial high points are here, including the classic singles "Runaway," "Little Town Flirt," "Keep Searchin' We'll Follow the Sun," "Handy Man," and the striking "Stranger in Town," a song which, while definitely pop material, cuts to the heart of American attitudes about outsiders, a theme, on one level or another, Shannon explored throughout his career. His later work with Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne is also represented, making this set just about perfect.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/25/2001
  • Label: Varese Fontana
  • UPC: 030206627022
  • Catalog Number: 066270
  • Sales rank: 61,996

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Runaway (2:20)
  2. 2 Jody (2:26)
  3. 3 Hats Off to Larry (2:03)
  4. 4 So Long Baby (2:01)
  5. 5 Hey Little Girl (2:32)
  6. 6 Cry Myself to Sleep (2:22)
  7. 7 The Swiss Maid (2:07)
  8. 8 Little Town Flirt (2:51)
  9. 9 Two Kinds of Teardrops (2:32)
  10. 10 Kelly (2:37)
  11. 11 From Me to You (1:57)
  12. 12 Two Silhouettes (2:21)
  13. 13 Sue's Gotta Be Mine (2:02)
  14. 14 Mary Jane (2:28)
  15. 15 Handy Man (2:15)
  16. 16 Keep Searchin' (We'll Follow the Sun) (2:08)
  17. 17 Stranger in Town (2:32)
  18. 18 Break Up (2:23)
  19. 19 I Go to Pieces (2:29)
  20. 20 Sea of Love (2:35)
  21. 21 Life Without You (3:50)
  22. 22 Out of Time (3:59)
  23. 23 Walk Away (3:38)
  24. 24 Who Left Who? (3:22)
  25. 25 I Go to Pieces (4:58)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Del Shannon Primary Artist
Jude Cole Background Vocals
Jeff Lynne Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Electric Guitar, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Tom Petty Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals
Phil Seymour Background Vocals
Mike Campbell Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar
Benmont Tench Organ, Piano
David Campbell Strings
Phil Jones Percussion, Drums
Stan Lynch Drums
Kym Westover Background Vocals
David White Bass Guitar
Technical Credits
Hank Thompson Contributor
Jeff Lynne Producer
Tom Petty Producer
Del Shannon Composer, Producer
Mike Campbell Producer, Engineer
Bob Crewe Composer
Max Crook Composer
Richard Dodd Engineer
Bob Gaudio Composer
Brad Gilderman Engineer
Roger Linn Engineer
Cary E. Mansfield Producer
Rod O'Brien Engineer
Dallas Smith Producer
Brian Young Photo Courtesy
Saul Davis Producer
Bill Dahl Liner Notes
Bill Pitzonka Art Direction
Harry Balk Producer
Maron McKenzie Composer
Harry Payne Composer
Charles Merenstein Composer
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