Del Shannon

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Del Shannon (1965)

Charles Weedon Westover (or Del Shannon; December 30, 1934 – February 8, 1990) was an American rock and roll singer and musician.[1] He had several popular songs, including "Runaway" in 1961.[2]

Del Shannon was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan.[3] He shot himself dead with his rifle at age fifty-five in Santa Clarita, California.[3] He was cremated.[4]

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  1. "Del Shannon | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame". www.rockhall.com. Retrieved 2022-01-03.
  2. Ashlee, Laura R. (2005). Traveling Through Time: A Guide to Michigan's Historical Markers. University of Michigan Press. ISBN 978-0-472-03066-8.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Del Shannon, a '60s songwriter, dies of a self-inflicted gunshot wound". HISTORY. Retrieved 2022-01-03.
  4. 0 (2015-12-18). "The Home Where Del Shannon Died In Canyon Country, CA". History Of Rock Music. Retrieved 2022-01-03.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)