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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Del Shannon Monument to Runaway

One of Michigan's unique historical state markers is dedicated to the 1960's rocker Del Shannon. Located in Battle Creek at the site where the Hi-Lo Club used to stand this nightclub's house band featured Charles Westover a.k.a. Del Shannon and keyboard player, Max Crook. Hi-Lo is where they first played Runaway which then became famous 'round the world in 1961. Come on now, we know you want to sing along..."As I walk along I wonder oh what went wrong...." Watch a great YouTube video of Del singing Runaway.

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