Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Charles Weedon Westover would have been celebr…
Written by megarock on December 31, 2017
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Charles Weedon Westover would have been celebrating his 83rd birthday today. Charles is better known as Del Shannon, who had a No. 1 hit, “Runaway”, in 1961.
There are stories that Del was considered as a replacement for Roy Orbison in the Traveling Wilburys after Roy’s passing.
Del Passed away on Feb. 8, 1990 from a self-inflicted gun shot wound.
Happy Birthday Mr. Westover. RIP.