Drop Down and Get Me

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All Music Guide - Cub Koda
Released in 1981, this little gem was produced by Tom Petty and features the Heartbreakers as backing band of choice. The result is an album that updates Shannon's sound without putting him through any embarrassing, then-current commercial ploys to Shannon's eternal credit, he looks younger on the cover than he did when he had "Runaway" out. He sounds great as well, writing nine of the 12 tracks assembled and turning in bang-up readings of Don Everly's "Maybe Tomorrow," the Rolling Stones' "Out of Time" and Phil Phillips' classic "Sea of Love," which became Shannon's final Top 40 hit. Added to the original issue are the inclusion of two bonus tracks that were U.K.-only ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
Released in 1981, this little gem was produced by Tom Petty and features the Heartbreakers as backing band of choice. The result is an album that updates Shannon's sound without putting him through any embarrassing, then-current commercial ploys to Shannon's eternal credit, he looks younger on the cover than he did when he had "Runaway" out. He sounds great as well, writing nine of the 12 tracks assembled and turning in bang-up readings of Don Everly's "Maybe Tomorrow," the Rolling Stones' "Out of Time" and Phil Phillips' classic "Sea of Love," which became Shannon's final Top 40 hit. Added to the original issue are the inclusion of two bonus tracks that were U.K.-only releases: "Cheap Love" and "Help Me," both produced by Shannon himself.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/16/1998
  • Label: Varese Sarabande
  • UPC: 030206592726
  • Catalog Number: 5927

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Sea of Love (2:34)
  2. 2 Life Without You (3:50)
  3. 3 Out of Time (3:58)
  4. 4 Sucker for Your Love (3:23)
  5. 5 To Love Someone (3:14)
  6. 6 Drop Down and Get Me (3:26)
  7. 7 Maybe Tomorrow (3:02)
  8. 8 Liar (3:14)
  9. 9 Never Stop Tryin' (3:28)
  10. 10 Midnight Train (3:14)
  11. 11 Cheap Love (3:01)
  12. 12 Help Me (2:59)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Del Shannon Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Jude Cole Bass, Vocals, Background Vocals
Tom Petty Bass, Harmonica, Tambourine, Vocals, Background Vocals, Bells, Tubular Bells
Don Everly Track Performer
Phil Seymour Bass, Vocals, Background Vocals
Mike Campbell Bass, Guitar
Benmont Tench Keyboards
Ron Blair Bass
Howie Epstein Bass
Phil Jones Percussion
Phil Jones Vocals
Martin Jourard Saxophone
Stan Lynch Drums
Marty Touvard Saxophone
Kym Westover Vocals, Background Vocals
David White Bass
George Khoury Track Performer
Marty Jourard Saxophone
Kim Westover Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Jude Cole Vocal Arrangements
Tom Petty Producer, Vocal Arrangements
Del Shannon Composer, Producer
Tim Owens Art Direction
Don Everly Composer
Phil Everly Composer
Phil Seymour Vocal Arrangements
Joe Chiccarelli Engineer
Frank Esler-Smith Composer
Brad Gilderman Engineer
Bill Inglot Sound Advisor
Harvey Robert Kubernik Executive Producer
Roger Linn Engineer
Cary E. Mansfield Reissue Producer
Rod O'Brien Engineer
David Thoener Engineer
Saul Davis Executive Producer
Glenn Ross Art Direction
Mike Ragogna Liner Notes, Reissue Producer
Michael Caprio Reissue Design
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