March 13, 2015

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Bonnie Raitt - Runaway b/w Louise (1977) - single

1977's “Sweet Forgiveness” album gave Bonnie Raitt her first commercial breakthrough when it yielded a hit single in her cover of "Runaway." Original song made famous by Del Shannon in 1961.
Recast as a heavy rhythm and blues recording based on a rhythmic groove inspired by Al Green, Raitt's version of "Runaway" was disparaged by many critics. However, the song's commercial success prompted a bidding war for Raitt between Warner Bros. and Columbia Records.

A - Runaway (3:25)
Written-by: Del Shannon, Max Cook / Produced-by: Paul A. Rothchild
B - Louise (2:43)
Written-by: Paul Siebel / Produced-by: Paul A. Rothchild

Label:  Warner Bros.
Genre:  Country Blues
Catalog#  WB 16959

(P) 1977

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