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The Del Shannon Tribute: Songwriter, Vol. 1

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
In an era when bubblegum songs were pitched to teen pop idols like Fabian, Del Shannon (the stage name of Michigan's Charles Westover) stuck out on the charts. For one, he wrote his own songs, and they managed to strike a melodic and appealing balance out of teen confusion, paranoia, loss, and the urge for going anywhere else to escape emotional suffocation. He was a musical outlaw in a prefab cultural landscape, and he has always deserved more acclaim, critical and otherwise, than he originally received during his up-and-down career, a career that, in retrospect, contained a high level of musical consistency, whatever turn or style he took on. This set features several ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
In an era when bubblegum songs were pitched to teen pop idols like Fabian, Del Shannon (the stage name of Michigan's Charles Westover) stuck out on the charts. For one, he wrote his own songs, and they managed to strike a melodic and appealing balance out of teen confusion, paranoia, loss, and the urge for going anywhere else to escape emotional suffocation. He was a musical outlaw in a prefab cultural landscape, and he has always deserved more acclaim, critical and otherwise, than he originally received during his up-and-down career, a career that, in retrospect, contained a high level of musical consistency, whatever turn or style he took on. This set features several artists reimagining the Del Shannon songbook in tribute, and like all successful tributes, it leads one right back to Shannon's original versions.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/19/2013
  • Label: Rockbeat Records
  • UPC: 089353319229
  • Catalog Number: 3192
  • Sales rank: 174,855

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Drop Down and Get Me - Jody Westover (2:50)
  2. 2 Runaway - Randy Bachman (3:35)
  3. 3 Sister Isabelle - Frank Black (2:42)
  4. 4 The House Where Nobody Lives - Randy Bachman (2:59)
  5. 5 Restless - Dave Smalley (2:49)
  6. 6 You Still Live Here - Marti Jones (3:32)
  7. 7 Silver Birch - Drysdales (4:08)
  8. 8 Keep Searchin' - Jody Westover (2:30)
  9. 9 I Got You - The Britannicas (3:15)
  10. 10 I Go To Pieces - Drysdales (3:22)
  11. 11 Move It On Over - Stay Still Pills (3:07)
  12. 12 So Long Baby - Joe Glickman & the Zippity Doo Wop Band (2:37)
  13. 13 Over You - Richard Snow (3:01)
  14. 14 Hats Off To Larry - The Rubinoos (2:18)
  15. 15 Kelly - Overlord (3:01)
  16. 16 Distant Ghost - Joe G & the Zippity Doo Wop Band (3:06)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Peter Case Electric Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Marshall Crenshaw Vocals, Musician
Don Dixon Musician
Marti Jones Vocals, Musician
Jim Brock Drums
Alex Murzyn Tenor Saxophone
Randy Bachman Guitar, Vocals
Barry Goldberg Hammond B3
Carla Olson Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals
Frank Black Guitar, Vocals
Herb Eimerman Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Vocals
Tommy Dunbar Guitar, Keyboards
Ron Fox Guitar, Vocal Harmony
Nash Kato Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Tony Marsico Bass Guitar
Scott McCarl Bass, Vocal Harmony
Marvin McFadden Trumpet
Jay O'Rourke Bass, Guitar
Dave Smalley Bass, Vocals
Moris Tepper Keyboards
Al Chan Bass
Rick Hemmert Drums
Steve Nieves Background Vocals
Nick D'Virgilio Drums
Pete Toigo Upright Bass
Jon Rubin Vocals
Richard Uhl Bass Saxophone
Tal Bachman Drums, Keyboards
Kelley Ryan Vocals, Musician
Joe Algeri Drums, Keyboards, Tambourine, Background Vocals
Evan Fox Hand Clapping
Magnus Karlsson Electric Guitar
Steve Potts Drums, Vocal Harmony
Brian Patneaude Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Jesse Benenati Percussion, Drums
Brian Barham Piano
Dave Phillips Bass
Rene Jenkins Trombone
Richard Snow Bass, Guitar, Percussion, Drums, Keyboards, Vocals, 12-string Guitar
George Pasles Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals
Eddie Montana Electric Guitar
Mick Hayes Bass, Guitar, Vocals
Eric Feldman Drums
Jimmy Madla Percussion
Jon Robb Bass
Kym Wilkerson Background Vocals
Jody Westover Background Vocals
Joe Glickman Guitar, Piano, Electric Bass, Marimbas, Tambourine, Vocals, Timpani
Johnnie Bamont Baritone Saxophone
Maddy Potts Hand Clapping
Larry Bustamonte Electric Guitar
Taylor Potts Hand Clapping
Randy McSavage Drums
Phil Holden Background Vocals
Paul Haaker Steel Guitar
Patrick Potts Guitar, Vocals
David Finzimer Drums
Clancy Potts Vocals, Hand Clapping
Callie Potts Hand Clapping
Bob Halek Drums
Technical Credits
Marshall Crenshaw Producer
Don Dixon Producer
Brian Hyland Composer
Del Shannon Composer
Dennis Coffey Composer
Randy Bachman Producer
The Rubinoos Producer
Carla Olson Producer
Steve Boyer Producer
Max Crook Composer
Ron Fox Producer
Nash Kato Arranger
Jay O'Rourke Producer
Jonathan Perkins Composer
Brian Young Liner Notes, Executive Producer
Maron McKenzie Composer
Dan Bourgoise Composer, Executive Producer
Andy Bowmer Engineer
Kelley Ryan Producer
Joe Algeri Producer
Ciarán O'Shea Producer
Sean Flynn Engineer
Richard Snow Producer
George Pasles Producer
Mike Konopka Producer, Engineer
Michael "Palm Tree" Johnson Engineer
Robert Rhyu Engineer
Marti Jones Dixon Cover Painting
Joe Glickman Arranger, Producer, Engineer
Walter Eaton Whistle
Patrick Potts Executive Producer, Concept
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