In 1961, rock ‘n’ roll was still in its infancy, but artists like Roy Orbison and Del Shannon brought a new vibrancy to the charts in the early ’60s. Del Shannon was born Charles Westover in Coopersville, Michigan, and paid his dues in local nightclubs. It was in the Hi-Lo club that Del and his organist Max Crook came up with “Runaway,” which shot up to the top of the charts, selling 80,000 copies a day!
Runawayby Del Shannon
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"Runaway" as recorded by Del Shannon
Drum sheet music transcribed by James Morton. Immediate PDF download.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate Genre: Classic Rock
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All the drum sheet music found on this page and throughout the site are full, note-for-note transcriptions transcribed by James Morton--long-time professional drummer, author of over a dozen books with Mel Bay Publications, and creator of the "Rock Charts" column formerly found in Modern Drummer--over the course of his 40+ year career.
I have been using the Classic Rock Drum Charts collection for many years. There is nothing better to practice and rehearse to, than these charts transcribed by James Morton.Michael Sheahan