1977 Bonnie Raitt – Runaway (US:#57)
“Runaway” is a number-one Billboard Hot 100 song made famous by Del Shannon in 1961. It was written by Shannon and keyboardist Max Crook, and became a major international hit. It is No. 472 on Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, compiled in 2010.
In 1977, Bonnie Raitt included a bluesy version of the song on her album Sweet Forgiveness. Also released as a single, it reached #57 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
Sweet Forgiveness is the sixth album by Bonnie Raitt, released in 1977. The single “Two Lives” was provided by the leader of bassist Freebo’s former band Edison Electric Band songwriter Mark T. Jordan. Raitt’s cover of the Del Shannon hit “Runaway” was issued as a single, reaching #57 on the U.S. singles chart. Tracks 1 […]
|Acoustic Guitar||Fred Tackett|
|Slide Guitar||Bonnie Raitt|
|Background Vocals||Michael McDonald|
|Background Vocals||Rosemary Butler|
Paul A Rothchild