Del Shannon Part Two
I’m so happy to do Del Shannon Part Two, because I can play just his albums, and only his, until I’m though with this blog.
Shannon‘s career slowed greatly in the 1970s, owing in part to his alcoholism. The Welsh rock singer Dave Edmunds produced the single “And the Music Plays On“ in 1974. In 1978 Shannon stopped drinking and began work on “Sea of Love“, released in 1982 on his album Drop Down and Get Me, produced by Tom Petty. The album took two years to record and featured Petty‘s band, the Heartbreakers, backing Shannon. However, RSO Records, to which Shannon was signed, folded. Further work on the LP was done for Network Records (distributed by Elektra Records). Seven songs are Shannon originals with covers of songs recorde...Read More