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.

Album

Video

Musicians

BassFreebo
DrumsDennis Whitted
GuitarWill McFarlane
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
Slide GuitarBonnie Raitt
KeyboardsJeff Labes
Background VocalsMichael McDonald
Background VocalsRosemary Butler
VocalsBonnie Raitt

Produced By

Paul A Rothchild

Songwriters

Max Crook
Del Shannon

Charts

US:#57
UK:# –